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. Phedon Papamichael

Art Director | A Woman Under the Influence

Phedon Papamichael was born in Germany. He was an art director and production designer, known for A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Seven Hours to Judgment (1988) and The Red, White, and Black (1970). He died on July 16, 2008 in Athens, Greece.

8. 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), Dawn on the Third Day (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 ...

9. Erika Broyer

Actress | Dis diefthyntis

Erika Broyer was born in 1942 in Athens, Greece. She was an actress, known for Dis diefthyntis (1964), Exodos kindynou (1980) and A Foolish Love (1981). She was married to Kostas Voutsas. She died on January 5, 2020 in Athens.

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

12. Giannis Voglis

Actor | O 13os

Yannis Voglis was born in 1937, in Athens, Greece. He studied acting at the Drama School of Pelos Katselis and made his stage debut in a 1961 Athens revival of Brecht's "The Rise of Arthuro Oui" (directed by Carolos Koun). He had a solid theatrical career; his highlihts include Ibsen's "Peer Guyyd"...

13. 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,...

14. 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 ...

15. 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.

16. Takis Emmanuel

Actor | Levkas Man

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

17. 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.

18. Pavlos Tasios

Director | Knock Out

Pavlos Tasios was born on April 1, 1942 in Polygiros, Greece. He was a director and producer, known for Urge for Life (1986), Parangelia! (1980) and Nai men, alla... (1972). He was married to Katerina Gogou. He died on October 2, 2011 in Athens, Greece.

19. Giorgos Kotanidis

Actor | Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Giorgos Kotanidis was born on May 23, 1945 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor and writer, known for Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), The Girl from Mani (1986) and Pretty Smart (1987). He died on January 28, 2020 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. Nikos Rizos

Actor | Tis kakomoiras

Nikos Rizos was born on September 30, 1924 in Arta, Epirus, Greece. He was an actor and production manager, known for Tis kakomoiras (1963), I arhontissa ki o alitis (1968) and The Little Mouse (1954). He was married to Elsa Rizou. He died on April 20, 1999 in Athens, Greece.

22. 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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. 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.

25. 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. 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. 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 ...

28. 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...

29. 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), Poios tha plirosi to marmaro (1956) and Tis kakomoiras (1963). He was married to Ketty Diridaoua and Eleni Pantazi. He died on October 3, 2001 in Athens, ...

30. 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.

31. 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". ...

32. 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.

33. 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.

34. 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.

35. 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' "...

36. Petros Fyssoun

Actor | O adelfos Anna

Petros Fyssoun was born in October 5, 1933 in Agrinio, Greece. Some sources claim that he was born in Russia. He was a child of a Russian refugee father, that settled in Greece after the October Revolution. He studied acting at the Drama School of "Theatro Technis" and made his stage debut in a ...

37. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

40. 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.

41. 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 ...

42. Mimis Fotopoulos

Actor | O grousouzis

Mimis Fotopoulos was born on April 20, 1913 in Zatouna Gortynias, Greece. He was an actor and writer, known for O Grousouzis (1952), You've Got to Keep Cool (1951) and The Little Mouse (1954). He died on October 29, 1986 in Athens, Greece.

43. 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 The Sentimentalists (2014), Dogs Licking My Heart (1993) and 90 Years of PAOK: Nostalgia for the Future (2016). He died on June 7, 2016 in Athens, Greece.

44. 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 ...

45. Natasa Manisali

Actress | Ruby Cairo

Natasa Manisali was born in August 1961 in Athens, Greece. She was an actress, known for Ruby Cairo (1992), ...Ystera, irthan oi melisses (2000) and H kyria tou pano orofou (1990). She died on February 5, 2016 in Athens.

46. 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.

47. Giorgos Tsitsopoulos

Producer | Gynaikokratia

Giorgos Tsitsopoulos was born in 1932 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and producer, known for Gynaikokratia (1969), I arhontissa ki o alitis (1968) and Alice in the Navy (1961). He died on April 24, 2006 in Athens.

48. 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 Pote den einai arga (2000). He died on June 4, 2008 in Athens, Greece.

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

50. Katerina Gogou

Actress | To xylo vgike apo ton Paradeiso

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 ...


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