Melina Mercouri Actress

Melina Mercouri

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Melina Mercouri is a 73 years old actress from Kingdom of Greece Melina Mercouri was born on October 18, 1920 (died on March 06, 1994, she was 73 years old) in as Μαρία Αμαλία Μερκούρη.

Biography

. Melina Mercouri, born as Maria Amalia Mercouri was a Greek actress, singer and politician. As an actress she made her film debut in Stella 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. A political activist during the Greek military junta of 1967–1974, she became a member of the Hellenic Parliament in 1977 and the fi...
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Her real name:
Birth name of Melina Mercouri is Μαρία Αμαλία Μερκούρη
Is Melina Mercouri still alive?

No, she died on 03/06/1994, 27 years ago. She was 73 years old when she died. Cause of death: cancer. She died in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and buried in First Cemetery of Athens .

Family

Her father Stamatis Mercouris () and Stamatis Mercouris was 25 years old when Melina born.

Parents

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Mother: (?)
Stamatis Mercouris
Father: Stamatis Mercouris

Husband

Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin, Film director

She married with Jules Dassin (96), on Wednesday, May 18th, 1966. Melina Mercouri was 45 and Jules Dassin was 54 years old. After 27 years, 9 months, in 1994 Jules passed away.

Works

Melina Mercouri Movies (21)

There are 21 movies of Melina Mercouri:

Her first feature film was Topkapi (1964, as Elizabeth Lipp). She was 43 when she starred in this movie. Since 1964, she has appeared in 21 feature films. The last one is A Dream of Passion (1978). .

Melina Mercouri movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Melina Mercouri TV Shows (2)

Her first TV Show was Cinépanorama (1956).

Awards (3)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Actress in 1959 , nominated Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1967 , awarded Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress in 1959 ,

Education

She graduated from National Theatre Of Greece Drama School

What was Melina's zodiac sign?

Melina Mercouri zodiac sign was libra.

Where does She lives?

She is living in Paris.

Other facts about Melina Mercouri

Uncle & Aunts (1)

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