Actress | Soundtrack | Writer
Was nominated for Broadway's 1968 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for "Illya, Darling," a musicalization of the film Never on Sunday (1960) in which she played the same role.
"I was born Greek and I would die Greek. Mr. Pattakos was born a dictator and he will die as a dictator." Her reply to the fact that the Military dictatorship in Greece (1967-1974) in Greece had proclaimed that she was no longer a Greek citizen.
The last Greek Goddess
Maria Amalia Mercouri
Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
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