director, and teacher, Bogusław Linda established the Warsaw Film School.
from drama school, he acted in Cracow's Helena Morzejewska Old Theatre
(1975-76), the Polish Theatre in Wrocław (1977-81), as well as the Współczesny
Theatre (1981-82) and Studio Theatre (1983-86) in Warsaw. He taught at the
Wrocław branch of the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Cracow (1977-81).
Since 1985 and 1987 he has also worked as a theatre and film director,
respectively. Some of the major films he starred in in 1981-82, including "Kobieta samotna" ("A Lonely Woman"), "Przypadek" ("Blind Chance") and "Matka Królów" ("The
Mother of Kings"), were banned by censors. Once they screened in 1987, Linda
established his position as one of Poland's most popular film actors, which his
roles in Władysław Pasikowski's productions even strengthened. He has received
the Gloria Artis Gold Medal for Services to Culture, Commander's Cross of
Polonia Restituta, a major Polish order, for his "outstanding services to
Polish culture, artistic achievements, and social activism".