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MELINA MERCOURI nee' MARIA AMALIA MERCOURI 10-18-1920 til 03-06-1994 (73) GREEK ACTRESS, SINGER & POLITICIAN.

Melina Mercouri - Née Maria Amalia Mercouris le 18 octobre 1920 à Athènes…

Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas join in a traditional joyful Greek dance in a scene from film "A dream of kings" (1960)

Anthony Quinn and Irene Papas join in a traditional joyful Greek dance in a scene from film "A dream of kings"

Νίκος Καζαντζάκης & Μελίνα Μερκούρη. Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

TELLY SAVALAS (1922 - 1994)

Telly Savalas

Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas (January 1922 – January was an American film and television actor and singer. He served three years in the United States Army during World War II, working for the US State Department

1960 ~ Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis visiting a grocery store in Kolonaki, Athens

1960 ~ Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis visiting a grocery store in Kolonaki, Athens

Irene Papas (Greek Ειρήνη Παππά; born 3 September 1926) is a Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in over seventy films in a career spanning more than fifty years.

Irene Papas (born 3 September is a Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in over seventy films in a career spanning more than fifty years.

Mihalis Kakogiannis   Greek- Cypriot film-maker   Zorba the Greek , Electra , Stella and many more ...

Michael Cacoyannis was a Cypriot filmmaker from Cyprus, best known for his 1964 film Zorba the Greek.

Yanni early 1990s - love this guy's music - Greek self-taught pianist, keyboardist, and composer (born Yiannis Hryssomallis)

Yanni early - love his music - Greek self-taught pianist, keyboardist, and composer (born Yiannis Hryssomallis)

My Life In Ruins...not as successful as "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", but entertaining nonetheless.

Driving Aphrodite a. My Life in Ruins - Nia Vardalos. A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.

Costas Mandylor. Greek, but Australian born. Can't get any sexier than that (;

Costas Mandylor, Costas Mandylor was born on September 1965 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Costas Theodosopoulos.

Greek actress/singer/politician Melina Mercouri was born today 10-18 in 1920. She was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in 1960 for the film Never On Sunday. She appeared in many films including the 1964 caper film Topkapi and the 1970 film Promis at Dawn. She passed in 1994.

"England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots.


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