Death Place Matching "Athens, Greece" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Jules Dassin
Director | Du rififi chez les hommes
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 ...
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. 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 ...
5. Titos Vandis
Actor | Poliorkia
Titos Vandis was born on November 7, 1917 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor, known for Dawn on the Third Day (1962), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and Caution, Danger! (1983). He was married to Betty Valassi, Nancy Hall, Eleanore Mahlein, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 The Girl of the Neighbourhood (1954). She was married to Andreas Filippides. She died on February 18, 2004 in Athens, Greece.
10. 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 ...
11. 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), The Chase (1946) and Notorious (1946). He was married to Katina Paxinou. He died on November 11, 1990 in Athens, Greece.
12. 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 ...
15. 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.
Art Director | A Woman Under the Influence
Phedon Papamichael was born in 1922 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an art director and production designer, known for A Woman Under the Influence (1974), The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) and Seven Hours to Judgment (1988). He died on July 16, 2008 in Athens, Greece.
19. Katerina Gogou
Actress | Dis diefthyntis
Katerina Gogou was born in Athens, Greece. Her acting career started when she was still very young. She participated in over 20 movies. On 1977 she won the "Best Staring Actress" Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her acting in the movie To vary... peponi (1977). Apart from her film work ...
20. 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,...
21. 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 ...
25. Kostas Voutsas
Actor | O erotas tou Odyssea
Kostas Voutsas was born in Athens, in 1931. He studied at the Drama School of the Macedonian Conservatory of Thessaloniki and made his stage and screen debut in 1953. His breakthrough came in 1961, when Giannis Dalianidis gave him a key part in his phenomenally successful youth melodrama The Decline...
26. 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 ...
27. Nikos Fermas
Actor | Erotas... me doseis
Nikos Fermas was born in 1905 in Mitilini, Greece as Nikos Hatziandreou. He was an actor, known for Love... In Instalments (1959), O Thymios tahei 400 (1960) and Money and the Wretched (1964). He was married to Anna Pantzika. He died on August 14, 1972 in Athens, Greece.
Actor | Mia trelli... trelli oikogeneia
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 ...
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' "...
30. 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...
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 ...
Actor | Oi Germanoi xanarhontai...
Vasilis Logothetidis was a Greek comedian. He is considered one of the most significant modern Greek actors. One year after graduating from high school in Constantinopole, in 1916, he started to participate as an amateur actor in local shows. In 1918, he moved to Athens where, one year later, he ...
Actor | O blofatzis
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 ...
36. 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), Rena Is 'Offside' (1972) and A Greek Woman in the Harem (1971). She was married to Giorgos Lafazanis, Giannis Kostopoulos and Kostas Vasileiou. She died on July 29, ...
Actor | To theatro tis Defteras
Andreas Filippides was born in January 1919 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for To theatro tis Defteras (1970), The Shepherdess' Lover (1956) and Loafing and Camouflage (1984). He was married to Lili Papayanni and Despo Diamantidou. He died on January 8, 1989 in Athens.
39. Stavros Xenidis
Actor | Taxidi tou melitos
Stavros Xenidis was born in 1924 in Constantinople [now Istanbul], Turkey. He was an actor, known for Honeymoon (1979), O thanatos tou Timotheou Konsta (1987) and To mystiko tou Ari Bonsalenti (1990). He was married to Margarita Labrinou. He died on November 2, 2008 in Athens, Greece.
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 ...
41. 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 ...
42. 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 ...
44. Ketty Papanika
Actress | Sta dihtya tis arahnis
Ketty Papanika was born in 1942 in Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, Greece as Aikaterini Papanika. She was an actress, known for Sta dihtya tis arahnis (1973), Sex and the Single Sailor (1967) and The Lady and the Tramp (1970). She was married to Theodoros Katsadramis. She died on June 12, 2017 in Athens.
45. 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 ...
46. Kostas Karras
Actor | I kori tou iliou
Costas Carras was born in 1938, in Athens, Greece. He studied Political Sciences (in London) and acting at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece. He graduated from the Drama School of Pelos Katselis in 1963 and the same year he made his stage debut in Agatha Christie' "The Mouse Trap"....