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Date of Birth 30 September 1937Athens, Greece
Date of Death 20 April 2016Athens, Greece  (cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Yannis Voglis was born in 1937, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of Pelos Katselis and made his stage debut in a 1961 Athens revival of Brecht's "The Rise of Arthuro Oui" (directed by Carolos Koun). He had a solid theatrical career; his highlihts include Ibsen's "Peer Guyyd" (title role), Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" (title role), Sophocles' "Philoktitis" (title role), Gorky's "The Enemies" (as Zahar Bartin) and many Greek plays. He also starred in many movies; his most powerful role was as the cruel landowner in the Academy Award nominated _Homa vaftike kokkino, To (1965)_, but he was also touching as the shepherd in Girls in the Sun (1968). He also appeared in international productions and TV series.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Thanassis Agathos<thanaga@hol.gr

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