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Jacek  Koman

Jacek Koman, photography by Bartosz Krupa/East News
 

Jacek Koman was born on 15th August 1956 in Bielsko-Biała. He graduated from the acting faculty at the Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź.

In 1981 he emigrated to Australia, after having spent eight months in a temporary refugee camp in Traiskirchen, Austria. In emigration he has worked as a film and theatre actor. He is also the lead singer in the VulgarGrad band.

Today, he shares his life between Melbourne and Warsaw.

Emigration experiences of Jacek Koman
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