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Despo Diamantidou (1916–2004)


Despo Diamantidou was born on July 13, 1916 in Piraeus, Greece as Despina Diamantidou. She was an actress, known for Love and Death (1975), Madalena (1960) and Topkapi (1964). She was married to Andreas Filippides. She died on February 18, 2004 in Athens, Greece. See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in Athens, Greece

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Known For

(1975)
Madalena Giokari
(1960)
Topkapi Voula
(1964)
The Red Lanterns Madam Pari
(1963)

Filmography

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 2003 Skipper Straad (Short)
 2002 Hard Goodbyes: My Father
Grandmother
 2001 Annas Sommer
María
 1996 Acropole
Antonis' Mother
 1989 Athoos i enohos? (TV Series)
 1988 Poios skotose ton Avel (TV Series)
Grandmother Sevasti
 1987 Kokkino-mavro Carmen (Short)
 1987 Mikrografies (TV Series)
 1985 Varieté
House Owner
 1982 Giannis kai Maria (TV Series)
Zinovia Mavroleodos
- Detective (1982) ... Zinovia Mavroleodos
- Gunshot (1982) ... Zinovia Mavroleodos
- Letters (1982) ... Zinovia Mavroleodos
- Attic (1982) ... Zinovia Mavroleodos
- Homecoming (1982) ... Zinovia Mavroleodos
 1982 Oi apomahoi (TV Series)
 1982 Oi dikigoroi (TV Series)
 1981 Gynaikes stin exoria (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1981 Ola tou gamou dyskola (TV Series)
 1981 Levkas Man (TV Series) (as Despo)
 1979 To cabare (TV Movie)
 1979 O symvolaiografos (TV Series)
Nikolina
 1978 Ypothesi Polk
 1978 A Dream of Passion
Maria
 1978 Egnatia (TV Series)
Aunt Roza
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
Tationa
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... Tationa (as Despo)
 1975 Love and Death
Mother
 1974 Nicky's World (TV Movie)
Electra (as Despo)
 1973 The Werewolf of Washington
Gypsy Woman (as Despo)
 1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Mourner (as Despo)
 1971 Made for Each Other
Group Member (as Despo)
 1971 The Horsemen
Uljan (uncredited)
 1970 Promise at Dawn
Aniela (as Despo)
 1970 Something for Everyone
Bobby (as Despo)
 1969 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Athena Stefanopolis (1972) (as Despo)
 1967 Eis thanaton
 1967 Sapila kai aristokratia
Mrs. Kalakou
 1967 Cry in the Wind
Priest's Wife
 1966 Love Cycles
Marianthi
 1966 I Stefania
Woman Guard
 1965 Make Me a Woman
The Lady
 1965 The Ruthless
Roza
 1964 Gamos Ala... Ellinika
Mina's Mother
 1964 Monemvasia
 1964 Topkapi
Voula
 1963 O babas mou ki ego!
Mrs. Papas
 1963 To tempeloskylo
Despoina
 1963 The Red Lanterns
Madam Pari
 1962 Betrayed Love
Vicky
 1962 Mana, kane kouragio
Mrs. Themeli
 1962 O loustrakos
Maria's mother
 1962 Pote de se xehasa
Head Seamstress
 1961 Alice in the Navy
Aliki's Mother
 1960 The Sunday Date
Afroditi
 1960 Madalena
Giokari
 1960 Never on Sunday
Despo
 1958 A Matter of Dignity
Katy
 1957 The Girl with the Fairytales
Lida's mother
 1956 The Duchess of Plakendia
Narrator
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Cabaret (1966). Musical/drama. Book by Joe Masteroff. Based on the play "I Am a Camera" by John Van Druten. Based on stories by Christopher Isherwood. Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Dance arrangements by David Baker. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Despo
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Despo Diamantidou (billed as Despo), along with Melina Mercouri and Tito Vanidis, all appeared in the Broadway musical version of "Never on Sunday", "illya darling", which ran for 320 performances between April 1967 through January 1968.

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