Jan Kociniak (November 8, 1937April 20, 2007) was a Polish film, theatre, and voice actor.

Jan Kociniak was born in Stryj, Poland (now Ukraine). He graduated from The Warsaw Higher Theatrical School in 1961 and for most of his professional career, he acted in The Atheneum Theatre in Warsaw. He was also well known for his performances in features and TV films, as well as dubbing roles (such as Winnie the Pooh in the Polish-language version [its role taken over by another Polish voice actor, Maciej Kujawski], Mr. Spacely from Hanna-Barbera's The Jetsons & Willy [polish: Gucio] from Maya the Bee [main character was voiced by Ewa Złotowska]).

Kociniak was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta, one of Poland's highest Orders.

Jan Kociniak died on April 20, 2007 from cancer. He was 69 years old.

He has a brother, Marian Kociniak (January 11, 1936 - March 17, 2016), in which he voiced a character in the Disney/Pixar film Ratatouille.

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