Thanasis Vengos (1927–2011)


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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 (1962); he followed that with a long series of comedies, which made him extremely ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Athens, Greece

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Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi Thanasis Karathanasis
(1971)
(1967)
The Charlatan Thanasis / Athanasia / Leuteris
(1973)

Filmography

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 2010 The Flight of the Swan
Socrates' father
 2009 Psyhi vathia
Grandfather
 2008 Eho ena mystiko... (TV Series)
Kyriakos
- Episode #1.9 (2008) ... Kyriakos
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Kyriakos
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... Kyriakos
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Kyriakos
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Kyriakos
 2006 Kathrefti kathreftaki mou (TV Series)
Aristos
 2000-2003 Peri anemon kai ydaton (TV Series)
Lyssandros
- No title (2003) ... Lyssandros
- Episode #3.29 (2003) ... Lyssandros
- Episode #3.28 (2003) ... Lyssandros
- Episode #3.27 (2003) ... Lyssandros
- Episode #3.26 (2003) ... Lyssandros
 2003 Erotas, opos erimos (TV Series)
Anastasis
 2002 Lilly's Story
Thanasis
 2001 Ego i Laskarina (TV Movie)
 1998 The Enigma
Linos
 1998 It's a Long Road
Antonis
 1996 Vimata (TV Movie)
 1995 Ulysses' Gaze
Taxi Driver
 1994 O lyhnos (Short) (voice)
 1994 Tavros me toxoti (TV Series) (1994)
 1993 A Charmed Life
Markos
 1991 Deka mikroi Mitsoi (TV Series)
Thomas (1995)
 1991 Quiet Days in August
Nikolas
 1990 Astynomos Thanasis Papathanasis (TV Series)
Thanasis Papathanasis
- Episode #1.11 (1990) ... Thanasis Papathanasis
- Episode #1.12 (1990) ... Thanasis Papathanasis
- Episode #1.10 (1990) ... Thanasis Papathanasis
- Episode #1.8 (1990) ... Thanasis Papathanasis
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... Thanasis Papathanasis
 1990 Thanasis, o vomvistis (Video)
Thanasis
 1989 Krevati gia pente (Video)
Policeman
 1989 O protathlitis (Video)
Thanasis Manaris / Sakis
 1989 Thanasis, o aisiodoxos (Video)
Thanasis Rodinos / Mother
 1989 To didymo tis symforas (Video)
Thanasis
 1989 Trellokomeion i 'Ellas' (Video)
Thanasis
 1988 O Thanasis sti hora tou 'tha'... (Video)
Thanasis Pitas
 1988 Vengalika (TV Series)
Thanasis
 1983 The Craziest Guy in Greece
Thanasis Koukouras
 1982 O Thanasis kai to katarameno fidi
Thanasis Xatzithanasis
 1981 To Megalo Kanoni
Thanasis Apaloheris
 1980 Thanasi, sfixe ki allo to zonari
Thanasis Maganas
 1980 Vengos, o trellos kamikazi
Thanasis Trampas
 1979 O falakros mathitis
Thanasis Xatziathanasopoulos
 1979 Thanasis' Crazy World
Thanasis Mpesagiampesas
 1978 Apo pou pane gia ti havouza
Thanasis Papathanasis
 1976 Thanasis in the Land of Slapping
Thanasis Tsagkas
 1973 O anthropos pou etrehe poly
Thanasis Zevedaios
 1973 The Charlatan
Thanasis / Athanasia / Leuteris
 1973 Dictator Calling Thanassis
Thanasis Delithanasis
 1972 Thanasi, pare t' oplo sou
Thanasis
 1971 A Carefree Nut
Thanasis
 1971 Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi
Thanasis Karathanasis
 1971 Vacation in Vietnam
Thanasis Hatzifapas
 1970 Enas Vengos gia oles tis douleies
Thanasis Hatzikarathanasis
 1970 O Thanasis, i Ioulietta kai ta loukanika
Thanasis Karathanasis
 1969 An Unbelievable Fool
Thanasis Hatzipapageorgakopoulokonstadinogiannopoulos
 1969 Thanasis Who?
Thanasis Trikorfos
 1968 Doctor Zi-Vengos
Thanasis
 1967 It's a Mad, Mad Vengos
Thanasis
 1967 Pare, kosme!
Agathoklis
 1967 Help Its Vengos Visible Agent '000'
Thou Bou Athanasios Bobas
 1966 O papatrehas
Polydoros Lagos
 1965 Peraste tin proti tou minos
Cameo (uncredited)
 1964 Forget Poverty and Live It Up!
Thanasis Koutras
 1964 Oi ftohodiavoloi
Frixos
 1964 O polyteknos
Polykarpos Kolovos / Self
 1964 Sholi gia soferines
Babis
 1964 Ta didyma
Stamatis / Boulis
 1964 The Hustler
Kanellos Karabatsas
 1964 I Will Treat You Like a Queen
Antonis Tsilivikis
 1963 Hippolytus and His Violin
Ippolytos
 1963 The Madman
Errikos Delaportas
 1963 To tyhero pantaloni
Thanasis Foukaras
 1963 Tyfla na'hei o Marlon Brando
Stefanos Avgerinos
 1963 Jack of All Trades, Master of None
Thanasis Birbilis
 1962 Gabros gia klamata
Loukas
 1962 I nyfi toskase
Harilaos
 1962 Psila ta heria Hitler
Panagis
 1962 Stark Mad Astronauts
Thanasis
 1962 The King of Gaffes
Frixos
 1962 The Urn
Andreas
 1962 Zito i trella
Romaios
 1962 Have You Seen Panais?
Panais
 1962 The Proud
Priest
 1962 Odd Jobs
Mitros
 1962 The Wise Guy
Thrasyvoulos
 1961 Diamanto
Karderinas
 1961 Gia sena, tin agapi mou
Manetas
 1961 Lathos ston erota
Thymios
 1961 Myrtle
Giannos
 1961 Poia einai i Margarita
Grigoris
 1961 Sharp as a Needle
Detective
 1961 The Four Brothers
Themistoklis
 1961 The Promise
Pashalis
 1961 The Wastrels
Avgoustis
 1961 Lisa and the Other Woman
Petros Valdis
 1961 Eftyhos... trellathika!
Manolis
 1961 Liar Wanted
Vrasidas
 1961 Lost Dreams
Vangelis
 1961 Oi 900 Tis Marinas
Partsaklis
 1960 Oikogeneia Papadopoulou
Spyros
 1960 The Dervish Boys
Polydoros
 1960 The Sunday Date
Car Workshoper
 1960 Tyflos angelos
Kotsos
 1960 Erotika Paihnidia
Hotel Owner
 1960 Pothoi sta stahya
Meletis
 1960 Three Dolls and I
Reception Clerk (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Madalena
Policeman
 1960 Thieves Rejoice Only Once
Shop Seller
 1960 Never on Sunday
Thanasis (as Thanassis Veggos)
 1960 The Underdog
The Janitor
 1959 Anthismeni amygdalia
Doctor
 1959 Cloudy Sunday
Thanasis
 1959 Karagiozis, o adikimenos tis zois
Meletis Meletopoulos
 1959 Marriage Adventures
Ice Seller
 1959 The Tomboy
Waiter
 1959 The Uncle from Canada
Panos
 1959 Wandering Jews
Thomas Kalafatis
 1959 Love Stories
Vangelis
 1959 The Cutey-Pie
Foivos
 1958 Kath' empodio gia kalo
Dr. Giannis Papadopoulos
 1958 Mimikos and Mary
Harilaos
 1958 Only for One Night
Sirios's assistant
 1958 The Girl of Sin
Kostas' Friend
 1958 Zero Five
 1958 Happy Bums
Waiter
 1958 Vacations in Aegina
Assistant
 1957 Ehei Theio to Koritsi
Taxi Driver
 1957 The Wooden Shoe, the Gun and the Bow Tie
Hanos (uncredited)
 1957 What Fate Holds
Apellis Moutzouridis
 1957 Maria Pentagiotissa
Papalaris
 1956 A Girl in Black
Policeman (uncredited)
 1956 The Ogre of Athens
Spathis
 1955 Condemned Even by Her Own Child
Petros' s Friend
 1954 The Magic City
Thanasis
Show Show Producer (15 credits)
Show Show Director (8 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Art department (2 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Thanasis Veggos | Thanassis Veggos | Thanassis Vengos

Spouse:

Asimina Vengou  (his death)  (2 children)
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Personal Quote:

I work instinctively, I have no talent, just this face. Here is imprinted all the misery, all the adversity, all the pain of the insignificant Greek.

Trivia:

Until his death, he lived at Agia Paraskevi, Athens. See more »

Nickname:

Thou-Vou

Star Sign:

Gemini

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