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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.
She and her husband, stage director/actor Alexis Minotis
, were generally considered the great couple of Greek theatre. Their greatest fame came after their return to Greece from Hollywood in the 50s when they rejoined the National Theatre of Greece and gave some of their greatest performances in acclaimed productions such as "Hecuba", "Oedipus Rex" and "Medea" both in Greece and abroad.