Zuzanna Szadkowski moved to the United States during her childhood, and later attended Barnard College in New York City. She eventually earned an MFA in acting at Harvard University's ART Institute for Advanced Theater Training. She first established herself as a theater actor in New York, as well as in regional productions and in cities such as Warsaw and Moscow. She is best known, though, for playing sassy nanny Dorota on the CW series Gossip Girl.
- In middle school, she was a member of the Speech team and even became the national champion in the Poetry reading category.
2007-2010: Gossip Girl (TV series) - Dorota Kishlovsky/Doroda
2009: The Guiding Light (TV series) - Sister Angelica
2009: Chasing Dorota (TV series) - Dorota
2009: Where Is Joel Baum? - Polish Cleaning lady
2006-2007: Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series) - Olga/Trina
2007: The Sopranos (TV series) - Elzbieta