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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. 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.
3. Andréas Voutsinas Andréas Voutsinas Actor, The Producers
4. Titos Vandis Titos Vandis Actor, The Exorcist
5. 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...
6. Nikos Nikolaidis Nikos Nikolaidis Writer, Singapore Sling
7. 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"...
8. 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...
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. Nestoras Matsas Nestoras Matsas Writer, Alexander the Great
11. Rena Vlahopoulou Rena Vlahopoulou Actress, I hartopaihtra
12. Despo Diamantidou Despo Diamantidou Actress, Never on Sunday
13. Sotiris Moustakas Sotiris Moustakas Actor, Zorba the Greek
14. Mihalis Giannatos Mihalis Giannatos Actor, Midnight Express
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. Giorgos Foundas Giorgos Foundas Actor, Never on Sunday
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. 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"...
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. Dinos Dimopoulos Dinos Dimopoulos Director, The Little Dolphins In his childhood he used to climb to the lighthouse of the nowadays ghost-town of Koprena, where he was raised, and daydream he was in a ship, sailing for distant places. His family, though, forbade a sailor's career. As things turned out, he became one of the two or three greatest film makers of the so-called golden era of the Greek cinema...
23. 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...
24. 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)...
25. 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...
26. Alekos Tzanetakos Alekos Tzanetakos Actor, Racky no 0, to noumero!
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. 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...
29. Alekos Sakellarios Alekos Sakellarios Writer, Alloimono stous neous
30. Sakis Boulas Sakis Boulas Actor, Episode #1.11
31. 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...
32. Alexis Minotis Alexis Minotis Actor, Notorious
33. Phedon Papamichael Phedon Papamichael Art Director, A Woman Under the Influence
34. Nikos Seryanopoulos Nikos Seryanopoulos Actor, Oi stavloi tis Erietas Zaimi
35. Dimitris Kaberidis Dimitris Kaberidis Actor, Captain Corelli's Mandolin
36. Vasilis Georgiadis Vasilis Georgiadis Director, The Red Lanterns
37. Vicky Vanita Vicky Vanita Actress, Rembetiko
38. Zannino Zannino Actor, Midnight Express
39. Eirini Koumarianou Eirini Koumarianou Actress, Iphigenia
40. Mimis Fotopoulos Mimis Fotopoulos Actor, The Hurdy-Gurdy
41. Lefteris Voyatzis Lefteris Voyatzis Actor, Melodrama? First stage appearence in 1972, as an actor. For ten years he collaborated with other theatre companies and played leading roles from the classical repertoire.In 1982 he created the actors company "I Skini", (The Stage), and in 1987 its successor, "I nea SKINI" (THE new STAGE), at the Theatre Odou Kykladon (Kyklades St Theatre)...
42. Nikos Rizos Nikos Rizos Actor, Tis kakomoiras
43. Vlassis Bonatsos Vlassis Bonatsos Actor, O drakos, to prosopo tis imeras One of the most acclaimed artists in Greece, Vlassis Bonatsos, a multifaceted talent, with many artistic attributes such as singing, composing and acting. He started his career by being a member of the rock band Peloma Bokiou having composed the great hit "O Garyfallos", a song about drugs and desertion...
44. Vasilis Logothetidis Vasilis Logothetidis Actor, The Counterfeit Coin
45. Orestis Makris Orestis Makris Actor, Aunt from Chicago
46. Kakia Analyti Kakia Analyti Actress, Thriamvos Kakia Analyti was born in 1934, in Piraeus, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Athens Conservatory, under the guidance of director Dimitris Rontiris. She made her stage debut in a 1955 Athens production of Grigorios Xenopoulos' "To Fioro tou Levante" and then collaborated with major stage stars of the period...
47. Nikos Foskolos Nikos Foskolos Writer, Eis thanaton
48. Nikos Tsiforos Nikos Tsiforos Writer, A Crazy Family
49. Andreas Filippides Andreas Filippides Actor, Loaf and Camouflage
50. Stavros Tornes Stavros Tornes Actor, Balamos
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