graduate of the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Wrocław, actor, and member
of the Polish Film Academy, ArkadiuszJakubik is also the lead singer of the
rock band Dr Misio. He started acting as a child in the 1977 picture Okrągłytydzień, but he won true acclaim
for his roles in WojciechSmarzowski'sWesele
(The Wedding) and Dom zły (The Dark
House). In 1993 he made his
opperetta debut in Strauss's The Bat
staged by OperetkaWarszawska. His first
theatre role was in the play Shopping and
fucking for Warsaw's TeatrRozmaitości.
At present, he is acting in the monodrama JA
for Teatr IMKA and the play Oskar i Ruth for TeatrPowszechny. His 2012
role of GustawZarzycki in the biopic JesteśBogiem
(You Are God) by LeszekDawid earned him a nomination for the Golden Duck
Award presented by the Film
monthly. In 2013 he starred in
WojchechSmarzowski's sensational thriller Drogówka
(Traffic Department). In the same year he created the poignant portrayal of
Father in Chcesiężyć (Life Feels Good),
MaciejPieprzyca's moving drama. Last
winter he appeared as a voice actor in the dubbed version of Snezhnayakoroleva, a Russian animated
adaptation of Andersen's The Snow Queen.
He is now working on the set of Jacek Lusiński's production Carte Blanche. 2014 brought him the
Polish Film Award, the Eagle, for Best Male Supporting Role.