Marcin Dorociński

Marcin Dorociński

  • Born on
    • June 22nd, 1973
Marcin Dorociński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmart͡ɕin dɔrɔt͡ɕij̃skʲi]; born June 22, 1973) is a Polish film, television and stage actor. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected Polish actors and is well known for his portrayals of conflicted, troubled characters as well as for his debonair leading man roles, handsome, virile, charismatic and charming. Dorociński is also renowned for his association with independent movies. He gained critical acclaim in the early 2000s, culminating in his Zbyszek Cybulski's Award for Best Young Polish Actor (2005), and Polish Eagles nomination for Best Actor (2008), followed by Golden Lions Award as best supporting actor for ‘Reverse’, and best actor in a leading role for ‘Rose’. In 2020, he joined the cast of the Netflix drama miniseries ‘The Queen's Gambit’ starring Anya Taylor-Joy. Dorociński played Vasily Borgov, a Russian chess master who faces the challenge of playing against the series' protagonist. Dorociński keeps low profile, focusing on his family: wife and three children. He is an avid U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers fan, enjoys triathlon, car and motor racing, and walking his dog. He also actively works to protect the environment and fights for animal rights.


Acting (30 Credits)

2020Psy 3: W imie zasad as Wit
2020The Queen's Gambit as Vasily Borgov
2019Dark, Almost Night as Marcin Schwartz
2018Pitbull: Last Dog as Sławomir Desperski "Despero"
20187 uczuc as Aldek Sałacki
2018Mission of Honor as Cobra
2018Playing Hard as Jerzy
2017Small Town Killers as Igor Ladpolny
2016The High Frontier as Konrad
2016Anthropoid as Ladislav Vanék
2015These Daughters of Mine as Grzegorz
2015The Pact (2015) as Piotr Grodecki
2014Jack Strong as Jack Strong
2013Spies of Warsaw as Antoni Pakulski
2012Oblawa as corporal "Wydra"
2012You Are God as Manager
2012Traffic Department as Lisowski
2011Rose as Tadeusz
2010The Woman That Dreamed About a Man as Maciek
2009The Perfect Guy for My Girlfriend as Kostek
2009The Reverse as Bronisław
2008The Offsiders as Jacek Mróz
2006The French Trick as Mateusz
2006We're All Christs as Anioł Zła
2005Pitbull as Podkomisarz Sławomir Desperski "Despero"
2005Pitbull as Sławomir "Despero" Desperski
2004Vinci as Wilk
2000Zólty szalik as Kierowca bohatera
1999Killer 2 as Miro, "młody wilk" Mirosław


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