Polish director and screenwriter who was nominated for two Academy Awards for his work on Three Colors: Red.
He made his directorial debut at age 25 with the 1966 short The Office.
He also directed and wrote the original screenplay for Three Colors: Blue and Three Colors: White.
He married Maria Coutillo in 1967. The couple remained married until his death.
He directed the 1994 Oscar-nominated film Three Colors: Red, which starred Irene Jacob .