Magdalena Cielecka is a Polish film and theatre actress. Cielecka spent her childhood in the small town of Żarki-Letnisko. In 1995, she graduated from Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Teatralna in Kraków. Soon after, she joined the Teatr Stary Theatre Company in Kraków, where she stayed until 2001, when she moved to Warsaw and joined the Teatr Rozmaitości Theatre Company.
Although she made her first cinema appearance quite early in a film by Barbara Sass called Pokuszenie, she initially was known mainly for her work in theatre. A few years later she became widely recognized as an actress and she gained popularity with her cinematic roles such as Samotność w sieci or the TV series Magda M.
Her notable roles include:
Witold Gombrowicz - Operetka
Edward Bond - Saved
The Dybbuk, 2004
Sarah Kane - 4.48 Psychosis
Manuela Gretkowska - Sandra K.
At the 2008 Edinburgh International Festival she played the leading role in a critically acclaimed adaptation of Kane's 4.48 Psychosis by the Polish theatre company Teatr Rozmaitości.