07.06.1927, Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Chmielewski is a Polish director, screenwriter and producer. He graduated in film directing in 1957. His debut was the film Ewa chce spac (Eve Wants to Sleep) that in 1958 won the Golden Shell at the San Sebastian film festival. He achieved fame with his comedies, Gdzie jest general? (Where is the General?, 1964), Nie lubie poniedzialku (I hate Mondays, 1971), Wiosna, panie sierzancie (It's Spring, Sergeant, 1974), Wierna rzeka (The Faithful River, 1983). For many years, he taught at the Film Academy in Łódź.