Death Place Matching "Athens, Greece" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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 ...
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. 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), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and Dawn on the Third Day (1962). He was married to Betty Valassi, Nancy Hall, Eleanore Mahlein, ...
12. 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. 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...
15. 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 ...
Actress | To lathos
Afroditi Grigoriadou was born on December 29, 1931 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. She was an actress, known for To lathos (1965), I exafanisi tou John Avlakioti (1985) and Miranda, agapi mou (1966). She was married to Byron Pallis. She died on July 2, 2020 in Athens, Greece.
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 ...
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 Sapila kai aristokratia (1967). She was married to Andreas Filippides. She died on February 18, 2004 in Athens, Greece.
19. 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.
Actor | Mathe paidi mou grammata
Vasilis Diamantopoulos was born on November 15, 1920 in Piraeus, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for Learn How to Read and Write, Son (1981), Marinos Kontaras (1948) and Ekeinos ki ekeinos (1972). He was married to Marina Georgiou and Tonia Karali. He died on May 5, 1999 in Athens, ...
22. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
26. 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 ...
29. 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,...
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), Ta katharmata (1984) and Astronaftes (1962). He was married to Zafeiria "Jenny" Sfountouri. He died on May 27, 1995 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 ...
33. 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 ...
34. 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.
Kostas Hatzihristos was born in 1921 in Salonica, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for Thimios in the Land of Striptease (1963), Poios tha plirosi to marmaro (1956) and World Gone Mad (1963). He was married to Ketty Diridaoua and Eleni Pantazi. He died on October 3, 2001 in Athens, ...
Writer | Alloimono stous neous
Alekos Sakellarios was born on November 7, 1913 in Athens, Greece. He was a writer and director, known for Woe to the Young (1961), Those Not Allowed to Love (1951) and Santa Chikita (1953). He was married to Tina Sakellariou and Niki Linardou. He died on August 29, 1991 in Athens.
38. 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 ...
40. Sperantza Vrana
Actress | Idoni kai pathos
Sperantza Vrana was born on February 6, 1926 in Messolongi, Greece as Elpis Homatianou. She was an actress, known for Lust and Passion (1960), To syrtaki tis amartias (1968) and The Counterfeit Coin (1955). She died on September 29, 2009 in Athens, Greece.
41. Smaroula Giouli
Actress | Ela sto theio...
Smaroula Giouli was born in 1930 in Thessaloniki, Greece as Smaragda Giouli. She was an actress, known for Come to Daddy... (1950), The Taxi Driver (1953) and The Last Mission (1949). She was married to Evaggelos Livadas. She died on March 7, 2012 in Athens, Greece.
Writer | Oi tembelides tis eforis koiladas
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 | 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". ...
45. 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 ...
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), The Suitcase of the Priest (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.
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.
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' "...