Stacia Napierkowska Movies and Career Information
Sep 16, 1891
Stacia Napierkowska (16 September 1891 – 11 May 1945) was a French actress and dancer, who worked during the silent film era. She appeared in 86 films between 1908 and 1926. She was born Renée Claire Angèle Élisabeth Napierkowski in Paris, France. In 1913, she was arrested during a performance of one of her dances in New York City when it was declared indecent. After returning to France, Napierkowska said, "Really, I have not brought away a single pleasant memory from the United States" and "What a narrow-minded people they are -- how utterly impervious to any beautiful impression!" She also directed the 1917 short film L'Héritière de la manade. She died in Paris on 11 May 1945.