Birth Place Matching "Cyprus" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Hazar Ergüçlü

Actress | Ahlat Agaci

HAZAR ERGUCLU

Hazar Erguclu was born in Northern Cyprus in 1992 and she completed her high school education at Yakin Dogu College. During this period, she was engaged in theater studies for youth in the Turkish Municipality of Nicosia. In 2010, she was before the cameras for the first time in a ...

2. Melinda McGraw

Actress | Mad Men

Melinda McGraw is a classically trained actress known for her range, playing a wide variety of roles in comedy and drama alike. Ms. McGraw grew up in the Boston area and was a member of the Boston Children's Theater. She attended Bennington College briefly until she was accepted at the Royal ...

3. Sarah-Jane Redmond

Actress | The Entrance

Sarah-Jane Redmond was born in Cyprus. She is known for her work on The Entrance (2006), Disturbing Behavior (1998) and The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008).

4. Leon Redbone

Soundtrack | Elf

Leon Redbone was born on August 26, 1949 in Cyprus as Dickran Gobalian. He is known for his work on Elf (2003), 50 First Dates (2004) and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010).

5. Hal Ozsan

Writer | What Would Diplo Do?

Hal Ozsan (b. Halil Ozsan) was born in Northern Cyprus and raised in the United Kingdom in the East London suburb of Havering.

He was educated at Brentwood School, Essex.

His first major recognition came for his role as Todd Carr (the on the final two seasons (2001-2003) of Dawson's Creek (1998) ...

6. Simon Raby

Assistant Director | Elysium

Simon Raby was born on January 21, 1961 in Akrotiri, Cyprus. He is a cinematographer and assistant director, known for Elysium (2013), District 9 (2009) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

7. Dome Karukoski

Director | Tom of Finland

Dome Karukoski moved to Finland from Cyprus, when he was 5. His mother is a Finnish journalist and his father an American actor.

He is bilingual with Swedish and Finnish.

He was selected to the University of Art and Design of Helsinki in 1999. That year, three students were selected to become students...

8. Savvas Christou

Director | Katherine's Lullaby

Savvas has been experimenting with filmmaking since high school. His lifelong passion led him to move to Los Angeles in 2016 to study Filmmaking at NYFA. Since then he has written and directed 13 short films, 5 of which were awarded in local and international film festivals. One of his latest ones,...

9. Haris Zambarloukos

Cinematographer | Sleuth

Haris Zambarloukos was born on March 11, 1970 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is known for his work on Sleuth (2007), Batman Begins (2005) and Thor (2011).

10. George Pastell

Actor | From Russia with Love

George Pastell was a Cypriot character actor in British films and television programs. His real name was Nino Pastellides.

He made his film debut in Give Us This Day (1949), under his real name of Nino Pastellides, and went onto carve out a career as villains in film and television. Although Greek, ...

11. Angie Bowie

Actress | Eat the Rich

Angie Bowie was born in 1949 in Ayios Dhometios, Nicosia, Cyprus as Mary Angela Barnett. She is an actress, known for Eat the Rich (1987), La Funcionaria Asesina (2009) and Demented (1994). She was previously married to David Bowie.

12. 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.

13. Andrew Kazamia

Actor | Trust Me

Since graduating from London's prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama, Andrew has enjoyed a high profile and varied career in the U.K, successfully combining acting, writing and directing.

As an actor, his theatre work includes stints at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre (Shakespeare's `...

14. Chad Hartigan

Director | Morris from America

Chad Hartigan was born on August 31, 1982 in Nicosia, Cyprus as Chad Alexander Hartigan. He is a director and actor, known for Morris from America (2016), This Is Martin Bonner (2013) and Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008).

15. Paul Stassino

Actor | Thunderball

Phaedros Stassinos is a Greek-Cypriot actor whose international stage name is Paul Stassino. He was born in Cyprus but at age 17 left for the U.K. to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Spent most of his acting career in Britain. He appeared in British TV dramas such as Danger Man...

16. Yannis Economides

Director | To mikro psari

Yannis Economides was born in 1967 in Limassol, Cyprus. In 1987 he moved to Athens to study filmmaking. After several short films and documentaries, in 2003 he wrote and directed his first feature film, MATCHBOX. His second feature SOUL KICKING premiered in The International Critics' Week at Cannes...

17. Feri Cansel

Actress | Jilet kazim

Feri Cansel was born on June 7, 1944 in Nicosia, Cyprus. She was an actress, known for Jilet kazim (1971), Belanin krali (1971) and Kursun Memed (1971). She died on September 2, 1983 in Izmir, Turkey.

18. 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 Athina, i klopi tis odou Stadiou (1968). He was married to Maria Bonelou. He died on June 4, 2007 in Athens, Greece.

19. Peter Ellinas

Director | Hawk

Peter Ellinas is a Cypriot- American filmmaker born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus. From a young age, Peter was always interested in films. He won a special jury prize at the Austrian Youth Film Festival for his film 'A Vicious Cycle'. His next two films, 'What About Charlie' and 'Guns of the ...

20. Alkis Kritikos

Actor | For Your Eyes Only

Alkis Kritikos was born on October 1, 1947 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He is an actor, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984) and Rumpole of the Bailey (1978).

21. George Kallis

Composer | Highlander: The Source

George Kallis grew up in a rich musical environment in Cyprus. His mother was an accomplished pianist and opera singer who introduced him to a variety of recording artists, while his grandfather gave him his first lessons on the violin. At the age of 8 George started studying the piano and by his ...

23. Anna Vissi

Soundtrack | To agistri

Anna Vissi was born on the beautiful, coastal town of Larnaca, on the island of Cyprus, in the Eastern Mediterranean. Father, Nestor Vissis owned a small supermarket and mother Sophia was a housewife with a soft spot for singing. She passed this strong love for music on to her three daughters Lia, ...

24. Ali Düsenkalkar

Actor | Insan nedir ki?

He was born in Nicosia in 1961. He was graduated from MimarSinan University State Conservatoire Drama School in 1983. He started acting in Istanbul State Theatre in 1983. He is still working in the same theatre as an actor and a director. He directed the following theatre plays: "Hosu'nun Utanci/ ...

25. Diam's

Actress | Gri Gri

Diam's was born on July 25, 1980 in Nicosia, Cyprus as Mélanie Georgiades. She is an actress, known for Gri Gri (2009), Reality Mag Volume 1 (2005) and Lascars (2009).

26. Mihalis Marinos

Actor | Sto para 5

Mihalis Marinos a Greek-Cypriot actor born in Amohostos, Cyprus. He moved with his family and grew up in Alexandroupoli, Greece. He is a graduate of the Drama School of Athens (1998) and Athens University of Economics (1992).

27. Christos Andreou

Music Department | Dry Run

Christos is a London based Film and TV composer who has composed music and collaborated on an array of international Film, TV as well as various other projects. For the past year he has been assisting the award-winning composer Andreas Weidinger on productions amongst others "Vancouver Bay" (ARD), ...

28. Theo Paphitis

Self | Comic Relief 2009

Theo Paphitis was born on September 24, 1959 in Limassol, Cyprus as Theodoros Paphitis.

29. Luis Panagiotou

Soundtrack | Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Luis Panagiotou was born on June 5, 1993 in Nicosia, Cyprus.

30. Dinos Katsouridis

Editor | Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi

Dinos Katsouridis was born in 1927 in Lefkosia, Cyprus. He was an editor and cinematographer, known for Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi (1971), Adistaktoi (1965) and To proxenio tis Annas (1972). He died on November 28, 2011 in Athens, Greece.

31. Jo Katsaras

Costume Designer | The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Costume Designer, Jo Katsaras, first gathered worldwide recognition when she garnered an Emmy® nomination for her striking costumes in Oscar® winner, Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient") on the HBO/BBC pilot of "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency".

Jo was born in Cyprus in 1966 and has been ...

32. Ilias Aletras

Actor | I kokkini pempti

Ilias Aletras was born on April 20, 1933 in Cyprus. He is an actor, known for I kokkini pempti (2003), The Beloved (1971) and To tama (2001). He has been married to Maria Aletra since September 22, 1963. They have two children.

33. Alexia Vassiliou

Soundtrack | Stop

Alexia Vassiliou (born February 5, 1964 in Famagusta, Cyprus) is an International Conceptual Artist, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Filmmaker and Producer. Known also as Alexia, she began her career in 1981, at the age of 17, as a singer. A Berklee College of Music Graduate (Boston), Alexia majored in...

34. Archbishop Makarios

Self | Dolofoniste ton Makario

Archbishop Makarios is possibly one of the most famous Cypriots. Born in 1913, he became a Greek Orthodox cleric. In 1950, he was voted as Archbishop of Cyprus. During this part of the century, he became involved in the Cypriot movement for "enosis" (i.e., re-union of Cyprus with Greece), called ...

35. Mick Karn

Soundtrack | Identificazione di una donna

Mick Karn was born on July 24, 1958 in Nicosia, Cyprus as Andonis Michaelides. He died on January 4, 2011 in Chelsea, London, England.

36. Constantinos Isaias

Director | Sacred Whispers

Constantinos Isaias, following his passion for classic cinema and for the great directors of that era, period films, he studied film-directing at 2009 at NYFA (Universal Studios). He directed 13 short films, just to mention a few: "As a last Resort", "The Vengeance", "Sacred Whispers". His ...

37. Michalis Hatzigiannis

Soundtrack | Mia melissa ton Avgousto

Michalis Hatzigiannis was born on November 5, 1979 in Nicosia, Cyprus.

38. Arinc Arisoy

Cinematographer | Dream

39. Harry Tardios

Actor | The Moon-Spinners

Harry Tardios was born on August 30, 1918 in Cyprus. He was an actor, known for The Moon-Spinners (1964), Secret Agent (1964) and Man in a Suitcase (1967). He died in 1980 in Enfield, Middlesex, England.

40. Thodoros Moridis

Actor | O kokkinos vrahos

Thodoros Moridis was born in 1905 in Limassol, Cyprus. He was an actor, known for O kokkinos vrahos (1949), O aetos ton sklavomenon (1970) and Madalena (1960). He was married to Joly Garbi. He died in December 2003 in Athens, Greece.

41. Sezer Yurtseven

Self | Big Brother Uncut

Sezer Yurtseven was born on February 25, 1980 in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

42. Garo Yepremian

Actor | The Odd Couple

Garo Yepremian was born on June 2, 1944 in Larnaca, Cyprus as Garabed Sarkis Yepremian. He was an actor, known for The Odd Couple (1970), The NFL on CBS (1956) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He was married to Maritza Javian. He died on May 15, 2015 in Media, Pennsylvania, USA.

43. Paul Ralli

Actor | Show People

Paul Ralli was born on March 2, 1903 in Cyprus, Greece. He was an actor, known for Show People (1928), Married in Hollywood (1929) and Montmartre Rose (1929). He died on September 4, 1953 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

45. Sadri Karan

Producer | Tatli hayâl

Sadri Karan was born on August 16, 1910 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He was an actor and producer, known for Tatli hayâl (1970), Öldüren yumruk (1971) and Aramizda yasayamazsin (1954). He died in 1972 in Istanbul, Turkey.

46. Ruth Gates

Self | Chasing Coral

Ruth Gates was born on March 28, 1962 in Akrotiri, Cyprus. She is known for her work on Chasing Coral (2017) and Living in the Future's Past (2018). She was married to Robin Burton. She died on October 25, 2018 in Kailua, Hawaii, USA.

47. Christopher Ray Nichols

Actor | Brousko

Christopher Ray Nichols was born on September 11, 1989 in Cyprus, Greece. He is an actor, known for Brousko (2013), To tatouaz (2017) and Didyma Feggaria (2015).

49. Dimitris Potamitis

Actor | Atreides

Dimitris Potamitis was born in 1945 in Limassol, Cyprus. He was an actor and director, known for Atreides (1979), To theatro tis Defteras (1970) and Gefsi apo erota (1966). He died on February 26, 2003 in Athens, Greece.

50. Martin Kelly

Producer | Junk Mail

Martin Kelly set up Heavenly Recordings (an independent record company) with Jeff Barrett in 1990. The pair had many successes with artists including Doves, Manic Street Preachers, Beth Orton, Ed Harcourt, The Magic Numbers and Saint Etienne between 1990 and 2009 when Kelly split to concentrate on ...


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