Gustaw Holoubek Movies and Career Information
Apr 21, 1923
Gustaw Holoubek (April 21, 1923 – March 6, 2008) was a Polish actor, director, member of the Polish Sejm, and a senator. His father was Czech who settled in Poland after the first World War and mother was Polish. Holoubek participated in the September Campaign and was a prisoner of war of the German Nazis during World War II. He had his first start as an actor in 1947. His political career began in 1976, when he was elected to the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish Parliament. He was re-elected in 1980, but resigned in 1981 when martial law was declared. In 1989, he was elected to the Senate, the upper house. That same year, he took a position as a professor at the Academy of Theatre in Warsaw. Holoubek was a recipient of the Order of Polonia Restituta (Knight's Cross, Commander's Cross with Star, Grand Cross).