Death Place Matching "Athens, Greece" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Jules Dassin

Director | Pote tin Kyriaki

Jules Dassin was an Academy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and actor best known for his films Rififi (1955), Never on Sunday (1960), and Topkapi (1964).

He was born Julius Samuel Dassin on 18 December 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. He was one of eight children of Russian-Jewish ...

2. Mary Tsoni

Actress | Kynodontas

Mary Tsoni (25 June 1987 - 8 May 2017) was a Greek actress and singer. She was best known for her roles in the films Evil (2005), Dogtooth and Evil: In the Time of Heroes (both 2009). For her role in Dogtooth, she won the award for Best Actress at the Sarajevo Film Festival, and the motion picture ...

3. Titos Vandis

Actor | Prosohi, kindynos!

Titos Vandis was born on November 7, 1917 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor, known for Caution, Danger! (1983), Dawn on the Third Day (1962) and The Exorcist (1973). He was married to Betty Valassi, Nancy Hall, Eleanore Mahlein, Ketty Asprea, Maria Alkaiou and Aleka Paizi. He died on ...

4. Andréas Voutsinas

Actor | The Producers

Andréas Voutsinas was born on August 22, 1930 in Khartoum, Sudan. He is known for his work on The Producers (1967), History of the World: Part I (1981) and The Big Blue (1988). He died on June 8, 2010 in Athens, Greece.

5. Katina Paxinou

Actress | For Whom the Bell Tolls

Katina Paxinou was born in 1900, in Piraeus, Greece. She first appeared on stage in 1928, in an Athens production of Henry Bataille's "La femme nue". In the early 1930's she was one of the founding members of the National Theatre of Greece (previously named Royal Theatre) and performed several ...

6. Aliki Vougiouklaki

Actress | Madalena

Aliki Vougiouklaki was born in 1934 (or 1933, according to some sources), in Maroussi Attikis, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made her stage debut in a 1953 Athens production of Molière's "Le malade imaginaire". Around the same time she made her movie ...

7. Michael Cacoyannis

Director | Alexis Zorbas

Sent to London to read for the Bar, Cacoyannis gravitated instead to the Old Vic stage school. He had a short stage career under the name "Michael Yannis" before deciding he wanted to direct films.

8. Stavros Tsiolis

Writer | Parakalo, gynaikes, mi klaite...

Stavros Tsiolis was born on October 6, 1937 in Tripoli, Greece. He was a writer and director, known for Please, Ladies, Don't Cry (1992), Invincible Lovers (1988) and Love Under the Date-Tree (1990). He died on July 23, 2019 in Athens, Greece.

9. Stathis Psaltis

Actor | Vasika... kalispera sas

Studied at Konstantinos Michailidis Drama School

He became really famous during the 80's with many films he participated with actress and very close friend, Kaiti Finou.

Since March 14, 2017 he was hospitalized in "Aghios Savvas" hospital diagnosed with cancer, and since Easter Sunday he had been ...

10. Nikos Nikolaidis

Writer | Proini peripolos

Nikos Nikolaidis was born on October 25, 1939 in Athens, Greece. He was a writer and director, known for Morning Patrol (1987), Singapore Sling (1990) and The Thrushes Are Still Singing (1979). He died on September 5, 2007 in Athens.

11. Thanasis Vengos

Actor | Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi

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 ...

12. Takis Emmanuel

Actor | Levkas Man

Takis Emmanuel was born in 1933 in Greece. He was an actor and writer, known for Levkas Man (1981), Kostas (1979) and Mesanyhta sti villa Nelli (1963). He died on August 26, 2017 in Athens, Greece.

13. Sotiris Moustakas

Actor | An itan to violi pouli...

Sotiris Moustakas was born in 1940 in Lemessos, Cyprus. He was an actor, known for An itan to violi pouli... (1984), O tsitsiolinos (1987) and Nude as a Trap (1968). He was married to Maria Bonelou. He died on June 4, 2007 in Athens, Greece.

14. Despo Diamantidou

Actress | Love and Death

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.

15. Mihalis Giannatos

Actor | Midnight Express

Mihalis Giannatos was born in 1941 in Constantinople, Turkey. He was an actor, known for Midnight Express (1978), Munich (2005) and Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001). He was married to Chaido. He died on September 17, 2013 in Athens, Greece.

16. Anna Synodinou

Actress | The 300 Spartans

Anna Synodinou was born on November 21, 1927 in Loutraki, Greece. She was an actress, known for The 300 Spartans (1962), Ilektra (1962) and Dollars and Dreams (1956). She was married to George Marinakis. She died on January 7, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

17. Rena Vlahopoulou

Actress | Protevousianikes peripeteies

Rena Vlahopoulou was born in 1923 in Corfu, Greece as Irini Vlahopoulou. She was an actress, known for The Girl from Corfu (1956), Viva Rena (1967) and Mia Ellinida Sto Haremi (1971). She was married to Giorgos Lafazanis, Giannis Kostopoulos and Kostas Vasileiou. She died on July 29, 2004 in Athens...

18. Alekos Alexandrakis

Actor | Thriamvos

Alekos Alexandrakis was born in 1928, in Athens, Greece. He studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made his stage debut in a 1949 Athens production of Daphne Du Maurier's "Autumn Tide". He soon became one of the best actors of his generation, appearing in Euripides' "...

19. Zannino

Actor | Midnight Express

Zannino was born on August 21, 1923 in Istanbul, Turkey as Giannis Papadopoulos. He was an actor and production manager, known for Midnight Express (1978), Nightmare (1961) and Ta katharmata (1984). He was married to Zafeiria "Jenny" Sfountouri. He died on May 27, 1995 in Athens, Greece.

20. Faidon Georgitsis

Actor | O apostatis

Faidon Georgitsis studied at the drama schools of Karolos Koun, Christos Vlachiotis and Pelos Katselis. His first cinematographic appearance was at the 1960 Jules Dassin's film. He has worked with Karolos Koun in his the experimental Art Theater and at the "National Theatre of Northern Greece". ...

21. Kostas Tsakonas

Actor | Oi pontioi

Kostas Tsakonas was born in Athens (1943) and went to Leonidas Trivizas Drama School and Beaki School. His first on screen appearance was on a short film by Kostas Zirinis. A great comedy actor mostly for his work in 80s and 90s greek VHS movies. Greatly loved among the greek people for his genuine...

22. Andreas Barkoulis

Actor | Alygisti sti zoi

Andreas Barkoulis was born on July 24, 1936 in Piraeus, Greece. He was an actor, known for Alygisti sti zoi (1964), I valitsa tou papa (1978) and Take Me Away, My Love (1962). He was married to Maria and Aleka Stratigou. He died on August 23, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

23. Dinos Iliopoulos

Actor | O atsidas

Born in 1913 (or 1915, according to some sources), in Alexandria, Egypt, but raised in Marseille, France. His family moved in Athens in 1935. He studied acting at the Drama School of Giannoulis Sarantidis and made his stage debut in a 1944 Athens production of Leo Lenz's "Lady I Love You." In 1946,...

24. Labros Konstadaras

Actor | Anna Roditi

Labros Konstadaras (13 March 1913 - 28 June 1985) was one of the greatest actors of Greek theatre and cinema, excellent both in comedy and drama, with ancestry from Istanbul. He was the brother of actress Mitsi Konstadaras and father of former New Democracy MP Dimitris Konstadaras who gave him two ...

25. Alexis Minotis

Actor | Land of the Pharaohs

Alexis Minotis was born on August 8, 1898 in Canea, Greece as Alexis Minotakis. He was an actor and director, known for Land of the Pharaohs (1955), Notorious (1946) and The Chase (1946). He was married to Katina Paxinou. He died on November 11, 1990 in Athens, Greece.

26. Giannis Voglis

Actor | O 13os

Yannis Voglis was born in 1937, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of Pelos Katselis and made his stage debut in a 1961 Athens revival of Brecht's "The Rise of Arthuro Oui" (directed by Carolos Koun). He had a solid theatrical career; his highlihts include Ibsen's "Peer Guyyd"...

27. Hristos Tsagas

Actor | Ftasamee!...

Hristos Tsagas was born in 1939 in Livadia, Greece. He was an actor, known for Here We Are! (2004), September Song (1993) and Tmima ithon (1992). He died on March 17, 2011 in Athens, Greece.

28. Nikos Panayotopoulos

Writer | Melodrama?

Nikos Panayotopoulos was born on November 6, 1941, in Mytilene, Greece. He studied film making in Athens and started his career as an assistant director in Greek and foreign productions.

In 1960-1973 he lived in Paris where he attended film courses at the filmology institute of Sorbonne.

In 1973 he ...

29. Giorgos Foundas

Actor | Pyretos stin asfalto

Giorgos Foundas was born in 1924 in Parnassida, Greece. He was an actor and producer, known for The Asphalt Fever (1967), With a Sparkle in the Eyes (1966) and The Shepherdess' Lover (1955). He died on November 28, 2010 in Athens, Greece.

30. Jenny Karezi

Actress | Lysistrati

At the beginning of her career she played several roles at the Greek National Theatre with Katina Paxinou and Alexis Minotis. At the same time she appeared at several movies and she became a star, a protagonist at once. she creates her own personal groups and plays mostly comedy with (1960) great ...

31. Nikos Koundouros

Director | Mikres Afrodites

He studied painting and sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts from which he graduated in 1948.

Because of his left-wing political beliefs, he was exiled in Makronisos Island after the end of World War II

He started his career, as a director, at the age of 28, on 1954, with the film "Maghiki ...

32. Plato

Writer | Der Tod vom Sokrates

One of the greatest Greek philosophers (considered the greatest Greek writer of prose by some), Plato, was born into an aristocratic Athenian family. He met Socrates around 407 BC and became his disciple in philosophy. Socrates was executed in 399 BC. Plato and fellow disciples took refuge under ...

33. Giannis Gionakis

Actor | I krevvatomourmoura

Giannis Gionakis was born in 1922 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor, known for I krevvatomourmoura (1971), Oti thelei o laos (1964) and Trelloi polyteleias (1963). He died on August 25, 2002 in Athens.

34. Vasilis Avlonitis

Actor | Itan oloi tous... koroida!

Vasilis Avlonitis was born in 1904 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor, known for Itan oloi tous... koroida! (1964), Pseftothodoros (1963) and Lenio, i voskopoula (1963). He died on March 10, 1970 in Athens.

35. Demis Roussos

Soundtrack | Wild Child

Demis Roussos was born on June 15, 1946 in Alexandria, Egypt as Artemios Ventouris Roussos. He was married to Marie, Dominique and Monique. He died on January 25, 2015 in Athens, Greece.

36. Linda Giga

Actress | The... Copanoi

Linda Giga was born in 1964. She was an actress, known for The Jerks (1987), My Sister, My Love (1986) and Sima kindynou (1989). She died on July 10, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

37. Nikos Fermas

Actor | To vlakomoutro

Nikos Fermas was born in 1905 in Mitilini, Greece as Nikos Hatziandreou. He was an actor, known for To vlakomoutro (1965), Ta manavakia (1957) and O thymios tahei 400 (1960). He was married to Anna Pantzika. He died on August 14, 1972 in Athens, Greece.

38. Rika Vagiani

Actress | Peraste... filiste... teleiosate!

Rika Vagiani was born in 1962. She is known for her work on Peraste... filiste... teleiosate! (1986), To minore tis avgis (1983) and Transito (1995). She died on August 7, 2018 in Athens, Greece.

39. Nikos Rizos

Actor | I arhontissa ki o alitis

Nikos Rizos was born on September 30, 1924 in Arta, Epirus, Greece. He was an actor and production manager, known for I arhontissa ki o alitis (1968), The Little Mouse (1954) and Tis kakomoiras (1963). He was married to Elsa Rizou. He died on April 20, 1999 in Athens, Greece.

40. Dimitris Kaberidis

Actor | Eisai to tairi mou

Dimitris Kaberidis was born in 1946 in Drama, Greece. He was an actor, known for Eisai to tairi mou (2001), Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) and The Bleeding Statues (1982). He died on September 11, 2010 in Athens, Greece.

41. Manos Hatzidakis

Composer | Pote tin Kyriaki

The names of Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis have been written with golden letters in the music history of Greece since 1960. He was born in Xanthi on 23 October 1925, in a mid-class family. When he came of age he came in the capital city of Greece of Athens. He succeeded from the beginning ...

42. Nikos Tsachiridis

Actor | To katharma

Nikos Tsachiridis was born on September 9, 1933. He was an actor, known for To katharma (1963), I Kypros stis floges (1964) and Tsakitzis, o prostatis ton ftohon (1960). He died on August 3, 2015 in Athens, Greece.

43. Spyros Kalogirou

Actor | Tzimis o Tigris

Spyros Kalogirou was born on November 3, 1922 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor, known for Jimmy the Tiger (1966), The Trial of the Judges (1974) and Love and Blood (1968). He was married to Evagelia Samiotaki. He died on June 27, 2009 in Athens.

44. Dionysis Papagiannopoulos

Actor | To kanoni kai t' aidoni

Dionyssis Papayannopoulos was born in 1912, in Diakofto, Greece. He studied at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece, where he made his stage debut in 1938, appearing (as the Knight) in Shakespeare's "King Lear". During the next two decades he collaborated with many prestigious stage ...

45. Kostas Hatzihristos

Actor | O Thymios sti hora tou strip-tease

Kostas Hatzihristos was born in 1921 in Salonica, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for O Thymios sti hora tou strip-tease (1963), Poios tha plirosi to marmaro (1956) and Tis kakomoiras (1963). He was married to Ketty Diridaoua and Eleni Pantazi. He died on October 3, 2001 in Athens, ...

46. Nikos Foskolos

Writer | Agapi kai aima

Nikos Foskolos was born on November 26, 1927 in Athens, Greece. He was a writer and director, known for Love and Blood (1968), Exodos kindynou (1980) and Bullets Don't Come Back (1967). He died on October 30, 2013 in Athens.

47. Doukissa

Actress | To pio labro asteri

Doukissa was born on February 8, 1941 in Passalimani, Peiraias, Greece as Doukissa Fotara. She was an actress, known for To pio labro asteri (1967), Pou pas horis agapi (1970) and Kathe kaimos kai dakry (1964). She died on September 30, 2010 in Athens, Greece.

48. Andreas Filippides

Actor | O agapitikos tis voskopoulas

Andreas Filippides was born in January 1919 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for The Shepherdess' Lover (1956), Loaf and Camouflage (1984) and Pontios Pilatos (1987). He was married to Lili Papayanni and Despo Diamantidou. He died on January 8, 1989 in Athens.

49. Elena Nathanail

Actress | Randevou me mia agnosti

Elena Nathanael was born in Athens, the daughter of a well-off textile designer and manufacturer. Her impressive good looks got her noticed by producers and directors of the, then-blooming, Greek commercial cinema of the mid-sixties. After studying drama at the Pelos Katselis Drama School, Elena ...

50. Dimitris Horn

Actor | Alloimono stous neous

Dimitris Horn was born in 1921, in Athens, Greece. His father was Pantelis Horn, a well-known Greek playwright. He studied at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece, where he made his stage debut in 1941. He collaborated with the National Theater many times in his career, but also made ...

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