• Polish-American actress best known for her roles in "Gorky Park" (1983), "The Kiss" (1988), and "Virus" (1999).
• Graduated from Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy and was a member of the Warsaw Dramatic Theatre.
• Emigrated to the US in 1982 and starred in various films, such as "Tombstone" (1993) and "Virus" (1999).
• Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world by People Magazine in 1990.
• Estimated net worth of $6 million and stands at 5ft 9ins tall.
Who is Joanna Pacuła?
Joanna Pacuła is a Polish-American actress, who is best known to the world for her appearances in such films as “Gorky Park” (1983), then “The Kiss” (1988), and “Virus” (1999), among numerous other appearances, which she has secured so far in her career.
If yes, then remain with us for the length of the article, as we introduce you to this Golden Globe Award-nominated actress.
Joanna Pacuła Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Joanna Pacuła was born on the 2nd January 1957 in Tomaszów Lubelski, Poland to a father who is was an engineer and a mother who worked in the pharmacy. Ewa Pacuła is her sister, who is now a model and TV personality. She went to Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy, and following her graduation became a member of the Warsaw Dramatic Theatre.
She honed her skills there until 1981, and during this time featured in several notable stage plays, such as “Rome and Juliet”, “Othello”, “As You Like It” and others.
At the same time as her appearances on stage, Joanna launched an on-screen acting career and made her debut with a minor role in the film “Camouflage” (1977). In the next couple of years she continued working in her native Poland, appearing in several projects, but in 1981 she was in Paris, France when the Polish communist government declared martial law.
As a result, she didn’t return to Poland, and instead she emigrated to the US in 1982, and quickly became a world star with the role of Irinia in the Golden Globe Award-nominated crime drama film “Gorky Park”, starring William Hurt, Lee Marvin and Brian Dennehy.
Rise to Prominence
The role of Irina was her debut in the USA, and after this successful initiation, she continued with notable roles in English language films, such as the lead role in the fantasy horror film “The Kiss” (1988), with Meredith Salenger and Mimi Kuzyk.
After this, she starred with Steven Seagal in the movie “Marked for Death” in 1990, and in 1992 had the lead role in the horror-thriller film “Body Puzzle”. Joanna enjoyed great success during the ‘90s, featuring in indie films, but also in high-profile films, such as action drama film “Tombstone” (1993) with Kurt Russell, Sam Elliott and Val Kilmer in the lead roles, then “Timemaster” (1995), and the sci-fi action horror film “Virus” (1999), with Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland and William Baldwin in the lead roles.
The 2000s and Recent Projects
With the start of the 2000s, Joanna’s popularity declined somewhat, and she would only appear in low-budget films, such as the action-adventure film “Dinocroc” and the crime-thriller “Dead Easy” both in 2004, while in 2005 she starred next to Chuck Norris in the action-drama film “The Cutter”. She remained active until 2014, and before her retirement, Joanna featured in the film “Black Widow” (2010), and in one of the episodes of the TV series “Bones” in 2014. After a few years without any role, Joanna decided to retire from the world of entertainment.
Joanna Pacuła Net Worth
Joanna has been away from the acting world for several years now, but her previous success increased her wealth by a large margin. So, do you know just how rich Joanna Pacuła is, as of mid- 2019? Sources have estimated that Pacuła’s net worth is as high as $6 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree?
Joanna Pacuła Personal Life, Dating, Is She Married?
Joanna is one of those celebrities who tend to keep their personal lives hidden from the public eye, and as a result, there aren’t many details about Joanna’s personal endeavors.
Nevertheless, it is known that she was in a relationship with Piotr Fronczewski back in 1982, but this romance didn’t last long. Since then, according to reports, Joanna has been living a single life, residing in Southern California. She hasn’t married and doesn’t have children. To speak further of her secretive nature, Jonna isn’t active on any of the popular social media platforms. Hopefully, she changes her mind in the near future and starts sharing more information with her fans.
Joanna Pacuła Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance
Joanna’s career was boosted by her stunning looks as well as her talents. At the peak of her popularity, she was named as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world by People Magazine in 1990, and was listed as one of 12 “Promising New Actors of 1984” in John Willis’ Screen World. So, do you know how tall she is and what color her eyes are? Well, Joanna stands at 5ft 9ins, which is equal to 1.75m, while she weighs approximately 126lbs or 57kgs, and her vital statistics are 34-24-33 inches, and her bra size is 34A. She has brown hair and blue eyes.