Jan Kociniak (8 November 1937 – 20 April 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 20 April 2007 from cancer. He was 69 years old.

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

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