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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.

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Aliki Vougiouklaki Famous Greek Actress

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Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

'Sakis' Rouvas famous greek pop singer and one of the most handsome and beautiful men in greece

Plutarch--Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and philosopher. He wrote Parallel Lives, biographies of famous Greeks and Romans

Maria Callas performing as Norma in Epidaurus, 1960

Maria Callas, famous Greek opera singer, photographed by Cecil Beaton~ Law and Fashion -Criminal Intent-

Melina Mercouri. Big Greek. Big feminist. Larger than life!

Did you know that Rita Wilson is Greek American and her husband Tom Hanks converted to become Greek Orthodox. He is very proud to be a Philhellene and this Hollywood power couple attends Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles. Here is a cute picture of them from before they were married.

Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 – 1957) a Greek writer and philosopher, his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek. His most famous novels include Zorba the Greek (1946); The Greek Passion (1948, UK title Christ Recrucified); Captain Michalis (1950, UK title Freedom and Death); The Last Temptation of Christ (1951), Saint Francis (1956, UK title God's Pauper: St. Francis of Assisi). Report to Greco (1961)