Polish actress Beata Poźniak, who lives in Los Angeles, was awarded at the award ceremony of the year for the creators of the best computer games. She won an award for the role of "Mortal Kombat 11" in the Fighting genre.
Poźniak has been playing the role of Skarlet for four years in successive versions of the video game "Mortal Kombat 11", also known in Poland. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone also guest stars.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Video Game Awards ceremony was held online. For the first time in the history of awards, the event was broadcast simultaneously from Los Angeles, London and Tokyo.
"My character is called Skarlet the Blood Queen. It is one of the main roles. I cast my voice in the animation" - the actress told PAP.
As she added, the series "Mortal Kombat" was created in 1992. According to Poźniak, it is the most famous computer game in the world. It presents various fighting techniques.
“The awards are granted in many categories. Mine actually has a historical dimension. I was the first to get a nomination for acting for the person who voices the voice. This has not happened before "- she emphasized.
Poźniak explained that her character is a very successful woman who fights in the male world without giving up. There is a lot of blood and violence in the game, she admitted.
"In + Mortal Kombat + all unexpected things, wars or displacements in different countries are reflected. There is also a Polish version of the game. Its creators know, for example, that I paint and in this year's version Skarlet also paints. As a bloody queen, I kill with blood and my art" - she said Pozniak.
The actress made her film debut in 1979 with the role of Volker Schloendorff in The Tin Drum. She also performed, among others in "Kamil Kurant's Life", "Inner State" and Oliver Stone's film "JFK".
From New York, Andrzej Dobrowolski (PAP)