Czterdziestolatek 47 years old


Czterdziestolatek or 40-latek was a Polish television comedy series broadcast between 1974 and 1977. The first series enjoyed so much popularity that it has successfully continued and led to the release of a feature film I'm a Butterfly, a 40-year-old Love Affair and a New Year's Eve television program in 1975. The series was written by Jerzy Gruza and Krzysztof Teodor Toeplitz and was broadcast on Telewizja Polska. In total, 21 episodes were produced. The series followed the fate of a Warsaw family and explored topics related to midlife crisis, such as extra-marital affairs, attempts to quit smoking, obsession with hair loss, efforts to maintain physical fitness, pride in achievements and professional life, the desire to seek self-fulfillment through social activities, etc.



Name Character
Leonard Pietraszak He was 38 , now 85 years old as Doktor Karol Stelmach
Andrzej Kopiczyński He was 41 , 82 years old when he died as Karwowski
Wacław Kowalski He was 59 , 74 years old when he died as Popielak
Irena Kwiatkowska She was 62 , 98 years old when she died
Władysław Hańcza He was 69 , 72 years old when he died as Grandpa
Anna Seniuk She was 32 , now 79 years old as Karwowska
Roman Kłosowski He was 46 , now 93 years old as Maliniak


Name Job title
Jerzy Gruza Directing He was 43 , 87 years old when he died Director
Jerzy Gruza Writing He was 43 , 87 years old when he died Writer
Krzysztof Teodor Toeplitz Writing He was 42 , 77 years old when he died Writer
Czterdziestolatek poster
Czterdziestolatek (47 years)


  • First Air Date: 1975-05-16
  • Runtime: [50] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 21