Costa-Gavras


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Costa-Gavras was born on February 12, 1933 in Loutra-Iraias, Greece. He is a director and writer, known for Z (1969), Missing (1982) and Amen. (2002). He has been married to Michèle Ray-Gavras since 1968. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Z Director
(1969)
Missing Director
(1982)
Amen. Director
(2002)
The Ax Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2012 Capital
 2009 Eden Is West
 2005 The Ax
 2002 Amen.
 1997 Mad City
 1995 ...kai me fos kai me thanaton akatapafstos. (Video) (as Kostas Gavras)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1995 À propos de Nice, la suite (Documentary) (segment "Les Kankobals")
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Kim Song-Man, Corée du Sud", as Costa Gavras)
 1989 Music Box
 1988 Betrayed
 1983 Hanna K.
 1982 Missing
 1979 Womanlight
 1970 Yves Montand (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Z
 1967 Shock Troops
 1958 Les ratés (Short) (as Kosty Gavras)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Va où il est impossible d'aller: Mémoires". Paris: Seuil. ISBN 9782021393897

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Constantin Costa-Gavras | Konstantinos Costa-Gavras | Constantin Gavras | Costa Gavras | Kostas Gavras | Kosty Gavras | seventh arrondissement's photographer

Spouse:

Michèle Ray-Gavras  (2 children)

Children:

Julie Gavras | See more »

Relatives:

Penelope Spheeris (cousin) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The best way to become completely crazy is to say, 'Okay we'll do a movie to change society'. See more »

Trivia:

Father of Julie Gavras and Romain Gavras. See more »

Trademark:

His Films Often Examine A Socio-Political Situation Or Theme See more »

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