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She worked together with her husband, Greek actor Alexis Minotis, at the National Greek Theatre. She played in "Mother Courage" (Brecht), "The house of Bernarda Alba" (Lorca), "Ghosts" (Ibsen), "Oedipus Rex" (Sophocles), "Elektra" (Sophocles) and many more.
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[explaining to Paramount executives why she should be cast, as she later was, in 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'] I come from generations of guerrillas. My grandmother learned her ABCs from a guerrilla chieftain in a cave. I know that Pilar. I know her well.
Was in consideration for the role of Mama Hanson in I Remember Mama
(1948) but Irene Dunne
, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.