Portrait of Jacek Koman

Jacek Koman

Polish-born actor Jacek Koman has appeared in features such as Children of Men, Defiance, Australia, Romulus, My Father but is best known for his rendition of Roxanne as a narcoleptic Argentinian in Moulin Rouge.

Jacek has also had a distinguished theatre career, enjoying roles with Australia’s premier companies including Anthill, MTC, Sydney Theatre Company (STC) and Company B with directors such as Neil Armfield, Benedict Andrews, Michael Kantor and Barry Kosky. For his role as Roy Cohen in MTC’s Angels in America, Jacek won a Green Room Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role as well as The Age Performing Arts Award for Best Dramatic Performance.

As well as acting, Jacek is lead singer of VulgarGrad, a Melbourne band which has brought their Russian criminal music to leading venues and festivals around Australia.