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. 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. 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. 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 ...

6. 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.

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, ...

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Takis Emmanuel

Actor | Levkas Man

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

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), The Thrushes Are Still Singing (1979) and Singapore Sling (1990). He died on September 5, 2007 in Athens.

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 ...

13. 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.

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 ...

16. Afroditi Grigoriadou

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.

17. Labros Konstadaras

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 ...

18. 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 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.

20. 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.

21. Vasilis Diamantopoulos

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 ...

23. 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 ...

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. 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 Worlds Apart (2015), U-Turn (1991) and Life on Sale (1995). He died on November 30, 2015 in Athens.

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 ...

27. 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), Myrtle (1961) and O drakos, to prosopo tis imeras (1983). He died on February 17, 1993 in Athens.

28. Vasilis Georgiadis

Director | Koritsia ston ilio

Vasilis Georgiadis was born on August 12, 1921 in Dardanelles, Ottoman Empire. He was a director and actor, known for Girls in the Sun (1968), The Red Lanterns (1963) and Blood on the Land (1965). He died on April 30, 2000 in Athens, Greece.

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,...

30. 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), Ta katharmata (1984) and Astronaftes (1962). He was married to Zafeiria "Jenny" Sfountouri. He died on May 27, 1995 in Athens, Greece.

31. 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 ...

32. Nikos Seryanopoulos

Actor | Enohi agapi

Nikos Seryanopoulos was born in 1952 in Drama, Greece. He was an actor, known for Enohi agapi (1996), I exafanisi (2008) and O teleftaios paradeisos (2005). He died on June 4, 2008 in Athens, Greece.

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.

35. 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.

36. 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 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, ...

37. Alekos Sakellarios

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 ...

39. 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.

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.

42. Nikos Panayotopoulos

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 ...

43. 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". ...

44. Sakis Boulas

Actor | Savvatogennimenes

Sakis Boulas was born on March 11, 1954 as Athanasios Boulas. He was an actor and writer, known for Savvatogennimenes (2003), Telecannibals (1986) and Morally and Kicking (2005). He died on February 21, 2014 in Athens, 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 ...

46. 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), 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.

47. Phedon Papamichael

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.

48. Giannis Gionakis

Actor | Oti thelei o laos

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

49. 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' "...

50. Mimis Fotopoulos

Actor | O grousouzis

Mimis Fotopoulos was born on April 20, 1913 in Zatouna Gortynias, Greece. He was an actor, known for O Grousouzis (1952), You've Got to Keep Cool (1951) and Na zisoun ta ftohopaida (1959). He died on October 29, 1986 in Athens, Greece.

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