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

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1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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.

6. Titos Vandis

Actor | Prosohi, kindynos!

Titos Vandis was born on November 7, 1917 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor, known for Prosohi, kindynos! (1983), Poliorkia (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 February 23, 2003...

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. 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 ...

9. Takis Emmanuel

Actor | Kostas

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

10. 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 ...

11. 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: O anthropos pou agapise ena ptoma (1990) and Ta kourelia tragoudane akoma... (1979). He died on September 5, 2007 in Athens.

12. 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.

13. 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 ...

14. 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.

15. 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,...

16. 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.

17. 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.

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. 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...

20. 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), Efialtis (1961) and Ta katharmata (1984). He was married to Zafeiria "Jenny" Sfountouri. He died on May 27, 1995 in Athens, Greece.

21. Giorgos Foundas

Actor | Pyretos stin asfalto

Giorgos Foundas was born in 1924 in Parnassida, Greece. He was an actor and producer, known for Pyretos stin asfalto (1967), Me tin lampsi sta matia (1966) and O agapitikos tis voskopoulas (1955). He died on November 28, 2010 in Athens, Greece.

22. 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 Dollaria kai oneira (1956). She was married to George Marinakis. She died on January 7, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

23. Vasilis Logothetidis

Actor | Oi Germanoi xanarhontai...

Vasilis Logothetidis was born in 1898 in Myriofitto, East Thraca, Greece. He was an actor, known for Oi Germanoi xanarhontai... (1948), Enas iros me padoufles (1958) and Istoria mias kalpikis liras (1955). He died on February 22, 1960 in Athens, Greece.

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. 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 ...

27. Andreas Filippides

Actor | Loufa kai parallagi

Andreas Filippides was born in January 1919 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for Loufa kai parallagi (1984), O agapitikos tis voskopoulas (1956) and Pontios Pilatos (1987). He was married to Lili Papayanni and Despo Diamantidou. He died on January 8, 1989 in Athens.

28. 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 ...

29. 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 ...

30. Johnny Vekris

Actor | Alpeis

Johnny Vekris was an actor and producer, known for Alpeis (2011). He died on July 22, 2012 in Athens, Greece.

31. 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.

32. 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 ...

33. Minas Hatzisavvas

Actor | Enas allos kosmos

Minas Hatzisavvas was born on January 28, 1948 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and writer, known for Enas allos kosmos (2015), I zoi enamisy hiliariko (1995) and Kleisti strofi (1991). He died on November 30, 2015 in Athens.

34. 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 ...

35. Dinos Dimopoulos

Director | Pyretos stin asfalto

In his childhood he used to climb to the lighthouse of the nowadays ghost-town of Koprena, where he was raised, and daydream he was in a ship, sailing for distant places. His family, though, forbade a sailor's career. As things turned out, he became one of the two or three greatest film makers of ...

36. Vasilis Avlonitis

Actor | Pseftothodoros

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

37. 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 Lytrose me, agapi mou (1962). He was married to Maria and Aleka Stratigou. He died on August 23, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

38. 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 ...

39. Yorgos Moutsios

Actor | Theoi ston Olympo

Yorgos Moutsios was born on January 31, 1932 in Kalamata, Greece. He was an actor and producer, known for Theoi ston Olympo (1978), Zise gia tin agapi mas (1968) and Anemostrovilos (1964). He died on July 17, 2012 in Athens, Greece.

40. 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), Tis kakomoiras (1963) and O thymios tahei 400 (1960). He was married to Ketty Diridaoua and Eleni Pantazi. He died on October 3, 2001 in Athens, Greece.

41. 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), Tis kakomoiras (1963) and To pontikaki (1954). He was married to Elsa Rizou. He died on April 20, 1999 in Athens, Greece.

42. 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...

43. 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.

44. Nik Triantafyllidis

Director | Oi aisthimaties

Nik Triantafyllidis was born on September 9, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a director and writer, known for Oi aisthimaties (2014), Ta skilia gleifoun tin kardia mou (1993) and 90 Years of PAOK: Nostalgia for the Future (2016). He died on June 7, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

45. Nikos Kourkoulos

Actor | Adistaktoi

Nikos Kourkoulos was born in 1934, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made his stage debut in a 1958 Athens production of Alexandre Dumas fils's "La dame aux camélias", opposite Ellie Lambeti and Dimitris Horn. He was one of the founders of ...

46. Manos Katrakis

Actor | Antigoni

Katrakis was born in Kissamos, Chania, Crete. He was the youngest of the five children of the merchant Charalambos Katrakis merchant and his wife Irini.

In 1919 the family moved to Athens, where Manos, who had almost no acting experience, first appeared in theatrical scene. He made his debut aged ...

47. Georgia Apostolou

Actress | Zoi

Georgia Apostolou was born on January 5, 1973 in Athens, Greece. She was an actress, known for Zoi (1995), Pes to psemata (2000) and Aliki (2001). She died on June 12, 2016 in Athens.

48. Kostas Karagiannis

Director | O dromos me ta kokkina fota

Kostas Karagiannis was born in 1932 in Athens, Greece. He was a director and writer, known for O dromos me ta kokkina fota (1963), Myrtia (1961) and O drakos, to prosopo tis imeras (1983). He died on February 17, 1993 in Athens.

49. Georgia Vasileiadou

Actress | Haroumeno xekinima

Vasiliadou was born in 1897, in Athens, Greece. Her real name was Georgia Athanasiou. She was obliged to leave school early and work as a shop girl, in order to help her family. She made her stage debut in 1918, but began her studies at the Gennadeios Rhonetic School in 1923 and appeared in some ...

50. Nikos Tsiforos

Writer | Teleftaia apostoli

Nikos Tsiforos was born in 1912 in Alexandria, Egypt. He was a writer and director, known for Teleftaia apostoli (1949), Tsiganiko aima (1956) and O leftas (1958). He died on August 6, 1970 in Athens, Greece.

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