|Real Name/Full Name||Raymond Thierry Liebling|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Roman Polanski|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||August 18, 1933|
|Age/How Old:||89 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 137 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Ryszard Liebling/Mojzesz Liebling
Mother –Bella (Bula) nee Katz-Przedborska
|School:||National Film School in Lodz, Poland|
|College:||Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Emmanuelle Seigner (m. 1989), Sharon Tate (m. 1968-1969), Barbara Kwiatkowska-Lass (m. 1959-1962)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Morgane Polanski, Elvis Polanski.|
|Profession:||Director, Producer, Writer, Actor|
|Net Worth:||$55 Million|
|Last Updated:||February 2023|
Raymond Thierry Polanski, who is popularly known as Roman Polanski, is famous for his film directions, as well as a producer, writer, and actor. In 1977, Polanski was convicted as a criminal under six criminal counts for having sexual relations with a minor person.
Well, how well do you know about Roman Polański? If not much, here is what we know about Roman Polański to date.
Biography and Early Life
Roman was born on August 18, 1933, in Paris, which is in France. His family moved to Krakow, which is in Poland, when Roman was at the age of three. Krakow used to be Roman’s father’s native city. Roman’s mother was killed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. However, her daughter Annette who was from her previous husband managed to survive.
After the war ended in 1945, Roman reunited with his father and moved back to his native city Krakow. His father remarried a woman named Wanda Razak Zajaczkowska, whom Polanski disliked. In 1984, his father passed away from cancer.
Polanski’s attraction to movies began when he was at the age of four or five. From his interviews, it is known that he always loved cinema, and he used to be so happy and thrilled when his parents would take him to the cinema before the war had started. Polanski says that he remembers watching the movies with utmost fascination.
Polanski was largely influenced by Sir Carol Reed’s “Odd Man Out,” which was released in 1947. As per Roman, it is one of the best movies he had ever seen, and it is the only film that made him pursue this as a career.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Roman Polański in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Roman Polański’s age is 89 years old as of today’s date 6th February 2023 having been born on 18 August 1933. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 137 lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms.
Till the age of six, Roman had attended a primary school; But it was only for a few weeks.
Later after the war ended, Polanski attended the National Film School, which is in Lodz, in Poland. He finished his college education at Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Polanski’s ex-wife Sharon Tate was murdered in 1969 while she was pregnant. As per the news, she was brutally murdered by the members of the cult called the “Manson Family.” This incident was a huge backlash for Polanski’s film career.
In 1977, Polanski was convicted as a criminal under six criminal counts for allegedly having sexual relations with a minor who was at that time a 13-year-old girl. The incident occurred in the home of famous actor Jack Nicholson and his girlfriend Angelica Houston, and both testified against Polanski. Soon, even though his criminal charges were still pending, Polanski fled from the United States.
Is Roman Polanski Gay?
Roman Polanski was married three times, and his current wife is Emmanuelle Seigner, and they have two children. So, it can be concluded that Roman Polanski is not gay.
In 1962, Polanski directed his first feature-length film called “Knife In The Water.” It received the Academy Award nomination under the category “Best Foreign Film,” which gave Polanski explosive popularity. In 1965, Polanski made the psychological thriller called “Repulsion,” which received equal praises. In 1968, Polanski, after moving to Hollywood, made a classical thriller called “Rosemary’s Baby.” This movie was Polanski’s American film debut.
During the 1980s, Polanski showed his acting skills by appearing in “Amadeus” in 1981 and “Metamorphosis” in 1988. In 1999, Polanski directed “The Ninth Gate,” which is a supernatural thriller starring Johnny Depp. This movie received huge appraisals. Polanski received an Oscar for his 2002 movie called “The Pianist, “which is a Holocaust drama. He made a movie for the children called “Oliver Twist,” an adaptation from Charles Dicken’s novel “Oliver Twist.”
- Roman’s movie “The Pianist” won the Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
- The movie, “The Pianist”also won the Oscar under the category “Best Director.”
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Roman Polanski in 2023
Roman Polanski’s career as a film director made his net worth to be approximately $55 Million as of 2023. Moreover, his career as a stage actor-led his net worth to increased his wealth to the next level. He has also done a few brand endorsements with various organizations.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In all his life, starting from World War II,to the alleged murder of his ex-wife Sharon Tate, Polanski has seen a lot of violence in his life. This was represented in various his films and most notably in his movie called “Chinatown,” which released in 1974 starring the famous actor Jack Nicholson.
Despite all its criminal records, Polanski has succeeded in delivering some fantastic and iconic films all his career. The fact that he had faced severe terrors and violence must be noted because this was one of the major sources from where the content of his movies got inspired.