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Szymon Szurmiej
Theatre actor

Szymon Szurmiej

Szymon Szurmiej
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Intro Theatre actor
Was Actor Singer
From Poland
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender male
Birth 18 June 1923, Lutsk, Volyn Oblast, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
Death 16 July 2014, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland (aged 91 years)
Politics Polish United Workers' Party
Spouse: Gołda Tencer
Szymon Szurmiej
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Szymon Symcha Szurmiej (18 June 1923 − 16 July 2014) was a Polish-Jewish actor, director, and general manager of the Ester Rachel Kamińska and Ida Kamińska State Jewish Theater in Warsaw. He was formerly director of the Yiddish Theater of Warsaw. Since July 2004, he has been an honorary citizen of Warsaw. Member of the World Jewish Congress.


Szymon Szurmiej was born on 18 June 1923 in Lutsk, Volhynian Voivodeship as a son of Polish father Jan Szurmiej and Jewish mother, Rebeka (Ryfka) née Biterman. Szurmiej debuted as an actor in 1951 at the Polish Theater in Wrocław. In 1969 he moved to Warsaw, where he has become a general manager of the Jewish Theater. Szymon Szurmiej was a member and activist of different Jewish organizations in Poland and world.

In 2007 Polish writer Krystyna Gucewicz-Przybora wrote a Szurmiej's biography. Szymon Szurmiej died on 16 July 2014 in Warsaw.

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