Piotr Adamczyk is a Polish actor.
He portrayed Karol Wojtyła, who later became Pope John Paul II, in the movie Karol: A Man Who Became Pope and Karol: The Pope, The Man.
Since his early childhood he knew he wanted to become an actor, and therefore very quickly he began chasing his dreams. As early as at the age of 14 he began to interpret leading roles in theatres and films. He attended the prestigious Machulski youth theatre group in Warsaw. Thanks to the international scholarship that he was granted, he was able to cross the Iron Curtain and attend international theatre workshops in the UK and Germany. He continued his acting education by attending the Theatre Academy in Warsaw and received his training from some of the greatest Polish acting legends such as Gustaw Holoubek and Zbigniew Zapasiewicz. During his second academic year, he won a scholarship from the Soros Foundation which permitted him to attend the British American Drama Academy for one year, where he performed Hamlet at the end of his stay there.
Once he graduated from the Theatre Academy, he was hired by one of the best theatres in Warsaw, the Teatr Współczesny, where for 10 years he climbed the ladder of the Polish theatre world. His career in the film industry however began much more intensively. His role of Stawrogin in Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s „The Possessed“ starts Piotr’s long list of leading roles. The breakthrough in his career was his part as Frédéric Chopin in the film "Chopin - Desire of Love"- with this role he joined the club of Polish stars.