Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη), born as Maria Amalia Mercouri (Μαρία Αμαλία; 18 October 1920 – 6 March 1994), was a Greek actress, singer and politician. As an actress she made her film debut in Stella (1955) and met international success with her performances in Never on Sunday, Phaedra, Topkapi and Promise at Dawn. She won the award for Best Actress at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, and she was also nominated for an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two BAFTA Awards.

Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη), born as Maria Amalia Mercouri (Μαρία Αμαλία; 18 October 1920 – 6 March 1994), was a Greek actress, singer and politician. As an actress she made her film debut in Stella (1955) and met international success with her performances in Never on Sunday, Phaedra, Topkapi and Promise at Dawn. She won the award for Best Actress at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, and she was also nominated for an Academy Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and two BAFTA Awards.

Melina Mercouri in 1964 film Topkapi

Melina Mercouri in 1964 film Topkapi

Melina Mercouri in Never on Sunday (1960)

Melina Mercouri in Never on Sunday (1960)

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin!

Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin!

"Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη, born Maria Amalia Mercouri) (Athens, Greece, October 18, 1920 – New York City, March 6, 1994) was an Academy Award nominated Greek actress, singer, and political activist. She was a member of the Hellenic Parliament, and in 1981 she became the first female Minister for Culture in Greece."

"Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη, born Maria Amalia Mercouri) (Athens, Greece, October 18, 1920 – New York City, March 6, 1994) was an Academy Award nominated Greek actress, singer, and political activist. She was a member of the Hellenic Parliament, and in 1981 she became the first female Minister for Culture in Greece."

Melina Mercuri, brought Greece to the world as Ilia! An Actress, an  advocate of the Greek Antiquities. Inspiring!!!

Melina Mercuri, brought Greece to the world as Ilia! An Actress, an advocate of the Greek Antiquities. Inspiring!!!

Melina Mercouri and Anthony Perkins on the set of Phaedra, 1961.

Melina Mercouri and Anthony Perkins on the set of Phaedra, 1961.

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