Zbigniew Zamachowski is a renowned Polish actor. He graduated from the actor's faculty of the National Film School in Łódź. He began his acting career in 1981 and in 1989 had a role in Part Ten of Krzysztof Kieślowski's film series, Dekalog. Four years later, Kieślowski cast him as the lead character, Karol Karol, in Three Colours: White, the second of his acclaimed Three Colors trilogy. He is a two-time winner of Polish Film Awards for his roles in Robert Gliński's film Hi, Tereska (2001) and Andrzej Jakimowski's film drama Squint Your Eyes (2002). His other notable roles include Colonel Kwiatkowski (Kazimierz Kutz, 1996), With Fire and Sword (Jerzy Hoffman, 1999) and Andrzej Wajda's biopic Walesa: Man of Hope (2013).