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1. Jules Dassin Jules Dassin Director, Rififi Jules Dassin was an Academy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and actor best known for his films Rififi, Never on Sunday, and Topkapi. He was born Julius Samuel Dassin on 18 December 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. He was one of eight children of Russian-Jewish immigrants...
2. Andréas Voutsinas Andréas Voutsinas Actor, The Producers
3. Aliki Vougiouklaki Aliki Vougiouklaki Actress, Madalena Aliki Vougiouklaki was born in 1934 (or 1933, according to some sources), in Maroussi Attikis, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made her stage debut in a 1953 Athens production of Molière's "Le malade imaginaire". Around the same time she made her movie debut in The Little Mouse...
4. Mihalis Kakogiannis Mihalis Kakogiannis Director, Zorba the Greek Sent to London to read for the Bar, Cacoyannis gravitated instead to the Old Vic stage school. He had a short stage career under the name "Michael Yannis" before deciding he wanted to direct films.
5. Katina Paxinou Katina Paxinou Actress, Rocco and His Brothers Katina Paxinou was born in 1900, in Piraeus, Greece. She first appeared on stage in 1928, in an Athens production of Henry Bataille's "La femme nue". In the early 1930's she was one of the founding members of the National Theatre of Greece (previously named Royal Theatre) and performed several major roles in Sophocles' "Electra"...
6. Nikos Nikolaidis Nikos Nikolaidis Writer, Singapore Sling
7. Titos Vandis Titos Vandis Actor, The Exorcist
8. Sotiris Moustakas Sotiris Moustakas Actor, Zorba the Greek
9. Thanasis Vengos Thanasis Vengos Actor, Ulysses' Gaze Thanasis Vengos was born in 1927 in Neo Faliro, Piraeus, Greece. He made his movie debut in 1952 and played many supporting parts in films of the 1950s, often working as a technician, too. His first really major part was in the anti-war comedy Psila ta heria Hitler; he followed that with a long series of comedies...
10. Labros Konstadaras Labros Konstadaras Actor, A Matter of Earnestness Labros Konstadaras (13 March 1913 - 28 June 1985) was one of the greatest comic actors of Greek theatre and cinema, with ancestry from Istanbul. He was the brother of actress Mitsi Konstadaras and father of former new democracy MP Dimitris Konstadaras who gave him two grandchildren, Pavlina in 1974 and Labros in 1979...
11. Manos Hatzidakis Manos Hatzidakis Soundtrack, Munich The names of Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis have been written with golden letters in the music history of Greece since 1960. He was born in Xanthi on 23 October 1925, in a mid-class family. When he came of age he came in the capital city of Greece of Athens. He succeeded from the beginning when he made the high class of Greece to accept the Rebetiko...
12. Jenny Karezi Jenny Karezi Actress, The Red Lanterns When Jenny Karezi died on 27 of July 1992 from cancer, she had 37 years of career in the cultural life of Greece under her belt; gaining massive popularity and critical acclaim. Born in 1932 in North Greece, Jenny Karezi, was initially named Eygenia Karpoyzi. Her father was a mathematician and her mother a high school teacher...
13. Mimis Fotopoulos Mimis Fotopoulos Actor, The Hurdy-Gurdy
14. Alexis Minotis Alexis Minotis Actor, Notorious
15. Elena Nathanail Elena Nathanail Actress, Ekeino to kalokairi... Elena Nathanael was born in Athens, the daughter of a well-off textile designer and manufacturer. Her impressive good looks got her noticed by producers and directors of the, then-blooming, Greek commercial cinema of the mid-sixties. After studying drama at the Pelos Katselis Drama School, Elena got her first screen part in the 1963 movie Kati na kaiei (Something burning)...
16. Giorgos Foundas Giorgos Foundas Actor, Never on Sunday
17. Manos Katrakis Manos Katrakis Actor, Voyage to Cythera Katrakis was born in Kissamos, Chania, Crete. He was the youngest of the five children of the merchant Charalambos Katrakis merchant and his wife Irini. In 1919 the family moved to Athens, where Manos, who had almost no acting experience, first appeared in theatrical scene. He made his debut aged just 18 years...
18. Alekos Alexandrakis Alekos Alexandrakis Actor, Synoikia to Oneiro Alekos Alexandrakis was born in 1928, in Athens, Greece. He studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made his stage debut in a 1949 Athens production of Daphne Du Maurier's "Autumn Tide". He soon became one of the best actors of his generation, appearing in Euripides' "Hippolytus" (title role)...
19. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
20. Wilfried Baasner Wilfried Baasner Actor, The Seventh Scroll
21. Plato Plato Writer, Die Nacht One of the greatest Greek philosophers (considered the greatest Greek writer of prose by some), Plato, was born into an aristocratic Athenian family. He met Socrates around 407 BC and became his disciple in philosophy. Socrates was executed in 399 BC. Plato and fellow disciples took refuge under Euclid in Megara...
22. Zannino Zannino Actor, Midnight Express
23. Nikos Kourkoulos Nikos Kourkoulos Actor, Blood on the Land Nikos Kourkoulos was born in 1934, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made his stage debut in a 1958 Athens production of Alexandre Dumas fils's "La dame aux camélias", opposite Ellie Lambeti and Dimitris Horn. He was one of the founders of the prestigious stage group Proskinio and appeared in the 1967 Broadway musical "Ilya Darling"...
24. Sakis Boulas Sakis Boulas Actor, Episode #1.11
25. Georgia Vasileiadou Georgia Vasileiadou Actress, Mrs Midwife Vasiliadou was born in 1897, in Athens, Greece. Her real name was Georgia Athanasiou. She was obliged to leave school early and work as a shop girl, in order to help her family. She made her stage debut in 1918, but began her studies at the Gennadeios Rhonetic School in 1923 and appeared in some operas...
26. Rena Vlahopoulou Rena Vlahopoulou Actress, I hartopaihtra
27. Dinos Iliopoulos Dinos Iliopoulos Actor, The Ogre of Athens Born in 1913 (or 1915, according to some sources), in Alexandria, Egypt, but raised in Marseille, France. His family moved in Athens in 1935. He studied acting at the Drama School of Giannoulis Sarantidis and made his stage debut in a 1944 Athens production of Leo Lenz's "Lady I Love You." In 1946...
28. Nikos Foskolos Nikos Foskolos Writer, Eis thanaton
29. Despo Diamantidou Despo Diamantidou Actress, Never on Sunday
30. Phedon Papamichael Phedon Papamichael Art Director, A Woman Under the Influence
31. Koula Agagiotou Koula Agagiotou Actress, Never on Sunday
32. Dionysis Papagiannopoulos Dionysis Papagiannopoulos Actor, To kanoni kai t' aidoni Dionyssis Papayannopoulos was born in 1912, in Diakofto, Greece. He studied at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece, where he made his stage debut in 1938, appearing (as the Knight) in Shakespeare's "King Lear". During the next two decades he collaborated with many prestigious stage groups...
33. Vangelis Kazan Vangelis Kazan Actor, The Travelling Players
34. Vasilis Logothetidis Vasilis Logothetidis Actor, The Counterfeit Coin
35. Alekos Sakellarios Alekos Sakellarios Writer, Alloimono stous neous
36. Vicky Vanita Vicky Vanita Actress, Rembetiko
37. Kostas Karagiannis Kostas Karagiannis Director, Ton arapi ki an ton plenis, to sapouni sou halas!..
38. Stavros Tornes Stavros Tornes Actor, Balamos
39. Vasilis Georgiadis Vasilis Georgiadis Director, The Red Lanterns
40. Katerina Gogou Katerina Gogou Actress, Parangelia! Katerina Gogou was born in Athens, Greece. Her acting career started when she was still very young. She participated in over 20 movies. On 1977 she won the "Best Staring Actress" Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her acting in the movie To vary... peponi. Apart from her film work she was best known as a poet...
41. Niki Linardou Niki Linardou Actress, Kalos ilthe to dollario
42. Giorgos Lazaridis Giorgos Lazaridis Writer, O zigolo tis Athinas
43. Nikos Fermas Nikos Fermas Actor, Never on Sunday
44. Stavros Paravas Stavros Paravas Actor, Tomorrow We'll Know
45. Vasilis Avlonitis Vasilis Avlonitis Actor, O Klearhos, i Marina kai o kontos
46. Dimitris Horn Dimitris Horn Actor, Alloimono stous neous Dimitris Horn was born in 1921, in Athens, Greece. His father was Pantelis Horn, a well-known Greek playwright. He studied at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece, where he made his stage debut in 1941. He collaborated with the National Theater many times in his career, but also made personal stage groups with famous actors...
47. Orestis Makris Orestis Makris Actor, Aunt from Chicago
48. Nikos Garofallou Nikos Garofallou Actor, To proxenio tis Annas
49. Dimis Dadiras Dimis Dadiras Director, Sta synora tis prodosias Born two years after the Minor Asia catastrophe, Dimis Dadiras stayed in Constantinople until 1927 with his family. He came to Greece (Athens) and studied Law and Political Science in the Athens State University. In the age of 29 he made his first film. His father, Panagiotis Dadiras had already created the "Olympia Films "productions from 1930...
50. Aliki Georgouli Aliki Georgouli Actress, The Travelling Players
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