George P. Cosmatos (1941–2005)


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George P. Cosmatos was born on January 4, 1941 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Leviathan (1989) and Cobra (1986). He was married to Birgitta Ljungberg. He died on April 19, 2005 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. See full bio »

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Sat, Jul 02 3:01 AM PDT on THMAX (534)
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Known For

Leviathan Director
(1989)
Cobra Director
(1986)
(1983)

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 1995 Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- More Girls with Big Guns (1995) ... (archive footage)
 1993 Tombstone
 1989 Leviathan
 1986 Cobra
 1976 The Cassandra Crossing (as George Pan Cosmatos)
 1973 Massacre in Rome (as George Pan Cosmatos)
 1971 The Beloved (as Yorgo Pan Cosmatos)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

George Pan Cosmatos | George Cosmatos | Yorgo Pan Cosmatos

Spouse:

Birgitta Ljungberg  (her death)  (1 child)

Children:

Panos Cosmatos
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Personal Quote:

You know each actor had an idea which I like or I use, you know. The wink was Val's idea. He said "You know what do you think if I wink?", "He (Val Kilmer) worked very hard at the part. He works harder than most actors to make it look believable. He's in the ranks of the great actors in America, like Pacino, or DeNiro. See more »

Trivia:

Father of Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) and Mandy (2018) director, Panos Cosmatos. See more »

Trademark:

[aerial] first scene in film filmed from the air

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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