Director, actor and screenwriter. He has directed many films, theater plays and television programs including “Gulczas and how you think”, “Oedipus Rex”, “Candid Camera”. He is the author of such books as “Head against the table”, “Man with a hanger”, “Year of the donkey.” Jerzy Gruza has won numerous awards, ie. The Golden Pike at the second Polish TV Production Festival in Olsztyn for the play “The Government Inspector”, SuperWiktor ’93 for lifetime television achievements, Golden Praha on International TV Festival in Prague for the TV programme “Three images”. In 2000 he received a lifetime achievement award at the Festival of Humor in the Tri-city, Poland.