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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 The Girl of the Neighbourhood (1954). She was married to Andreas Filippides. She died on February 18, 2004 in Athens, Greece. See full bio »


(age 87) in Athens, Greece

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 2003 Skipper Straad (Short)
 2002 Hard Goodbyes: My Father
 2001 Annas Sommer
 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 The Old-Timers (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)
 1978 Ypothesi Polk
 1978 A Dream of Passion
 1978 Egnatia (TV Series)
Aunt Roza
 1976 Ivan the Terrible (TV Series)
- Ivan's Out of Work (1976) ... Tationa (as Despo)
 1975 Love and Death
 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
 1966 I Stefania
Woman Guard
 1965 Make Me a Woman
The Lady
 1965 The Ruthless
 1964 Gamos Ala... Ellinika
Mina's Mother
 1964 Monemvasia
 1964 Topkapi
 1963 O babas mou ki ego!
Mrs. Papas
 1963 To tempeloskylo
 1963 The Red Lanterns
Madam Pari
 1962 Mana, kane kouragio
Mrs. Themeli
 1962 O loustrakos
Maria's mother
 1962 Pote de se xehasa
Head Seamstress
 1962 Prodomeni agapi
 1961 Alice in the Navy
Aliki's Mother
 1960 The Sunday Date
 1960 Madalena
 1960 Never on Sunday
 1958 A Matter of Dignity
 1957 The Girl with the Fairytales
Lida's mother
 1956 The Duchess of Plakendia
 1954 The Girl of the Neighbourhood
Kakia / Froso
 1947 Youth of Athens
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

A Little Night Music (1973). Musical/Romantic Comedy. Music by Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Suggested by the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Ingmar Bergman. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Assistant to Mr. Hastings: Arthur Wagner. Scenic Design ... See more »

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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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