Jerzy Kosinski

Jerzy Kosinski bio

Birth Name: Jerzy Kosinski

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Poland

Date Of Birth: June 14, 1933

Date Of Death: May 3, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Jerzy Kosinski was born on the 14th of June, 1933. He was famous for being a Novelist. Polish author who wrote The Painted Bird, which depicts the misadventures of a World War II refugee, and Steps, which won the National Book Award. He is also known for The Devil Tree (1973), Cockpit (1975), and Being There (1970).

Jerzy Kosinski was born in Poland. Born Jzef Lewinkopf in Poland, he took on the name Jerzy Kosinski to escape Nazi persecution. After surviving the Holocaust with the aid of a Polish Catholic family (among others), he immigrated to the United States in 1957 and studied at Columbia University. His novel, Being There, was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 1979.

Jerzy Kosinski was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jerzy Kosinski was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Jerzy Kosinski is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Jerzy Kosinski’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jerzy Kosinski’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jerzy Kosinski kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jerzy Kosinski was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jerzy Kosinski
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jerzy Kosinski was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jerzy Kosinski was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Jerzy Kosinski had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jerzy Kosinski’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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