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Janusz Rewiński is dead. Artists, journalists and politicians remember the deceased actor

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A great actor, an outstanding satirist, one of the most positive and characteristic figures of Polish culture of the last 40 years. Politicians, journalists and artists say goodbye to the deceased Janusz Rewiński.

Janusz Rewiński died on June 1, he was 74 years old. His sons, Jonah and Aleksander, announced his death on Tuesday on social media. “A farewell that was not supposed to happen. On June 1, Dad fought with his health. Unfortunately, this time he couldn't cope. For many years, Dad gave joy and smiles not only to us, but also to everyone around him. Now the world is the same, but the smile suddenly disappeared,” wrote the actor's sons. “Thank you for everything. Wherever you are now, we hope you have momentum,” they added in a post on the X (formerly Twitter) and Facebook platforms.

Janusz Rewiński is dead. Memories

Shortly after the entries were published, people from the world of culture and politics shared their memories of the deceased satirist, actor and former Member of Parliament on social media. Among them, colleagues from the stage. “Janusz Rewiński, a long-time member of Kabaret Tey, has died. RIP” – we read on Zenon Laskowik's website.

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Kabaret Paranienormalni shared the news about the artist's death by publishing a fragment of a scene from the film “Kiler”. “Sad news. Janusz Rewiński has passed away. “My condolences to the family and loved ones,” we read on the cabaret's Facebook account.

“Janusz Rewiński has passed away. What can I say – a legend,” said the former prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Facebook. “Poland without Rewiński is like Lipski without Siara… It cannot be denied that we have lost one of the most positive and characteristic figures of Polish culture of the last 40 years,” the politician continued, adding: “Mr. Janusz – we will miss you very much.

Senator Krzysztof Kwiatkowski said goodbye to the satirist with an X post, in which he emphasized: “As an actor, he always gave us joy and smiles.” The politician also quoted the famous words: “Buenos noches, señor Siarra”, adding that “they will remain with us for a long time”. MP Małgorzata Niemczyk wrote on social media that “many generations have grown up on films with his participation”, while the MP Joanna Lichocka she emphasized that “the legend of Polish reality has died.”

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“A wonderful actor and an outstanding satirist”

Journalist Roman Czejarek said goodbye to the satirist. “He used to go with us on Summer with the Radio tours in the old days. You probably remember 'Siara and everything is clear' very well, and I remember 'Whoever doesn't love Ełk, leave!' because so many years ago he started his performance in this city and it caused quite a row. Those were extraordinary times when Czarek Pazura and Marek Kondrat were on stage with us! – he wrote on social media on Tuesday.

“In the early days of TVN, we talked every Friday in the company cafeteria. It was nice and funny. RiP,” wrote Tomasz Lis on the X platform.

The Museum of Humor and Absurd in Uradz shared a fragment of the film “The Travels of Mr. Kleks” with Rewiński on Facebook. The actor's memory can also be found on Poznań's official website on social media. “'The whole elaborate plan (…)'. Janusz Rewiński, a great actor and outstanding satirist who was associated with, among others, the Polish Theater in Poznań and the Tey cabaret in Poznań, has died,” we read in the entry.

The deceased was also remembered in Żary – it was in this city that Janusz Rewiński was born and spent his childhood. “Here he studied at Primary School No. 3, where (according to his classmates) he actively participated in school performances. For many years he took part in meetings of his friends from the Airport. If he could not come in person, he contacted them by phone… ” – the city office in Żary said on social media.

Janusz Rewiński PAP/Artur Reszko

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Main photo source: PAP/Artur Reszko

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