Birth Place Matching "Greece" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Yorgos Lanthimos

Director | The Lobster

Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theater plays. Kinetta,...

2. Irene Papas

Actress | The Guns of Navarone

Irene Papas was born on September 3, 1929 in Chilimodion, Corinth, Greece. She was an actress and director, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), Electra (1962) and The Message (1976). She was previously married to José Kohn and Alkis Papas. She died on September 14, 2022 in Chiliomodion, ...

3. Ariane Labed

Actress | Attenberg

Ariane Labed (born 8 May 1984) is a Greek-born French actress and film director. She is best known for her feature film debut in Attenberg, for which she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress, and appearing in Helen Edmundson's film Mary Magdalene in 2018.

Born to French parents, Ariane Labed lived her...

4. Tommy Lee

Soundtrack | Barb Wire

Tommy Lee was born on October 3, 1962 in Athens, Greece. He is an actor and composer, known for Barb Wire (1996), The Dirt (2019) and Vanilla Sky (2001). He has been married to Brittany Furlan since February 14, 2019. He was previously married to Pamela Anderson, Heather Locklear and Elaine ...

5. John Aniston

Actor | Days of Our Lives

John Aniston was born on July 24, 1933 in Crete, Greece. He was an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Search for Tomorrow (1951) and Journeyman (2007). He was previously married to Sherry Rooney and Nancy Dow. He died on November 11, 2022 in the USA.

6. Jennifer Cody

Actress | The Princess and the Frog

Jennifer Cody was born on November 10, 1969 in Greece, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for The Princess and the Frog (2009), Shrek the Musical (2013) and Winx Club (2004). She has been married to Hunter Foster since 1998.

7. Tonia Sotiropoulou

Actress | Skyfall

Tonia Sotiropoulou was born on April 28, 1987 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress and producer, known for Skyfall (2012), Hercules (2014) and Waiting Room (2018).

8. Theodoros Angelopoulos

Director | Mia aioniotita kai mia mera

Theo Angelopoulos began to study law in Athens but broke up his studies to go to the Sorbonne in Paris in order to study literature. When he had finished his studies, he wanted to attend the School of Cinema at Paris but decided instead to go back to Greece. There he worked as a journalist and ...

9. Costa-Gavras

Director | Z

Costa-Gavras was born on February 12, 1933 in Loutra-Iraias, Greece. He is a director and writer, known for Z (1969), Missing (1982) and Amen. (2002). He has been married to Michèle Ray-Gavras since 1968. They have two children.

10. Alexis Georgoulis

Actor | Marionetes

Alexis Georgoulis was born in the Greek town Larissa. In 1993, he started studying at the National Technical University of Athens to become a Civil Engineer. In 1997, after graduating from the prestigious Jasmine Drama School, Alexis would go on to star in several stage productions. During this ...

11. Aris Servetalis

Actor | The Waiter

Aris Servetalis was born on December 21, 1976 in Athens, Greece. He is an actor, known for The Waiter (2018), Apples (2020) and Alps (2011).

12. Phedon Papamichael

Cinematographer | Nebraska

Phedon Papamichael, an award winning Cinematographer, was born in Athens, Greece and moved with his family to Germany, where in 1982 he completed his education in Fine Arts, in Munich. Working as a photojournalist brought Phedon to NYC in 1983, where he started crossing over into cinematography.

His...

13. Nikos Xanthopoulos

Actor | Agapisa kai ponesa

Nikos Xanthopoulos was born on August 31, 1934 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor, known for Love and Pain (1963), Ftohogeitonia agapi mou (1969) and Amartola heria (1963). He was previously married to Eleni Karpeta and Erifilli Xanthopoulou. He died on January 22, 2023 in Athens, Greece.

14. Melina Mercouri

Actress | Pote tin Kyriaki

Melina Mercouri was born in Athens, Greece on October 18, 1920. An early woman activist, she was elected to the Greek Parliament in 1977. Later Miss Mercouri was to become the first woman to hold a Senior cabinet post "Minister of Culture" in the Greek government. In 1971 she wrote her ...

15. Klelia Andriolatou

Actress | Maestro

Klelia Andriolatou was born on October 12, 1996 in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is an actress, known for Maestro (2022), Brousko (2013) and 18 (2021).

16. Vangelis

Composer | Blade Runner

Vangelis was a composer and performer who worked almost exclusively with electronic instruments. With Jean-Michel Jarre and Mike Oldfield in the 1970s, Vangelis was a pioneer in the instrumental music and a main influence in the creation of the musical genre "new age," a style related to spiritual,...

17. Mary Tsoni

Actress | Kynodontas

Mary Tsoni (25 June 1987 - 8 May 2017) was a Greek actress and singer. She was best known for her roles in the films Evil (2005), Dogtooth and Evil: In the Time of Heroes (both 2009). For her role in Dogtooth, she won the award for Best Actress at the Sarajevo Film Festival, and the motion picture ...

18. Brioni Farrell

Actress | Star Trek

Brioni Farrell was born on February 12, 1940 in Athens, Greece. She was an actress and executive, known for Star Trek (1966), General Hospital (1963) and Fantasy Island (1977). She was previously married to Eugene Robert Glazer. She died on August 8, 2018 in California, USA.

19. Errikos Andreou

Director | I antarsia ton 10

Errikos Andreou was born on December 15, 1938 in Athens, Greece. He was a director and writer, known for The Mutiny of Ten (1970), Papaflessas (1971) and Nightmare (1961). He was previously married to Nora Valsami. He died on January 21, 2023 in Athens, Greece.

20. Michael Antonakos

Actor | Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

Michael Antonakos was born in Athens Greece, October 21st, 1982. He moved to Canada at the age of three. He has been performing since he was nine years old, and spent his youth with the Rocky Mountain Shakespeare Company, in Lake Louise, Alberta. His mother was a ballet teacher/choreographer, where...

21. Alexandros Logothetis

Actor | To nisi

Alexandros Logothetis was born in Athens, Greece in December 1970.

Graduated with Honours from the National Theater of Greece Drama School in 1991 and obtained an MA in Acting from the Arts Educational Schools London in 1998.

Alexandros has been working in the performance industry for more than 27 ...

22. Theo Alexander

Actor | True Blood

Theo Alexander is considered the most successful and prolific Greek actor of his generation. He graduated from the famous Circle in the Square acting conservatory on Broadway and also holds a cum laude degree in management and a minor in psychology from Boston University. As soon as he's finished ...

23. Spyros Fokas

Actor | The Jewel of the Nile

Spiros Focas is one of Greece's most respected and well-known actors. He was discovered by legendary Italian director Luchino Visconti and cast in a lead role in the classic Rocco and His Brothers (1960). He went on to star in many Greek and Italian films throughout the 1960s and '70s, working with...

24. Yorgos Karamihos

Actor | The Durrells

Yorgos Karamihos is an acclaimed actor, director, and acting teacher. Born and raised in Northern Greece, he graduated from Ionian University, with a degree in Philosophy and History, as well as from The Greek National Theatre Academy. In 2012, he received a Fulbright Scholarship as an exceptional ...

25. Daniela Amavia

Writer | A Beautiful Now

Daniela Amavia was born on March 4, 1966 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress and writer, known for A Beautiful Now (2015), Get Lost and Children of Dune (2003). She was previously married to Bernd F. Lunkewitz.

26. Joanna Fyllidou

Actress | Homeland

Joanna Fyllidou is an actress originally from Greece. She studied at the National Theater of Northern Greece and from the very beginning of her career , Joanna managed to establish herself as a lead actress as she managed to land a series regular role in the first TV show she auditioned for "...

27. Christos Vasilopoulos

Actor | Banshee

Christos Vasilopoulos was born on April 16, 1978 in Greece. Christos is an actor, known for Banshee (2013), The Last Ship (2014) and Blindspot (2015). Christos was previously married to Antonia Ventouras.

28. Maria Kavoyianni

Actress | Enas allos kosmos

Maria Kavoyianni was born on January 13, 1958 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for Worlds Apart (2015), Moderna oikogeneia (2014) and Dolce Vita (1995).

29. Spyro Curtis

Music Department | Dune: Part One

Spyro Curtis - Actor, Musician, Tech Musician and Composer(Plus more...) has Graduated from a Music Academy of Classic Arts at Athens at his 16. He already made some very good Friendships. While Graduated he did proposal to some and make a Music Band with them. After some days all was positive, his...

30. Angela Christofilou

Actress | Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

Angela Christofilou is an English (mother tongue) / Greek actress, voice-over artist, singer-songwriter, and photographer based in London. Her mother is English, from Lancashire and her father is Greek. As an actress, she has worked in TV, theatre, and film. She has voiced animation, video games, ...

31. Efthymis Filippou

Writer | The Lobster

Efthymis Filippou was born January 18, 1977 in Acharnes, Athens, Greece. He is a writer, screenwriter and playwright. He has also been active as a journalist and copywriter. In 2007 Efthymis Filippou published the novel "Someone talking to himself while holding a glass of milk" on MNP ...

32. Christos Nikou

Director | Mila

Christos Nikou was born in 1984 in Athens, Greece. He is an assistant director and director, known for Apples (2020), Km (2012) and Dogtooth (2009).

33. Corinna Tsopei

Actress | A Man Called Horse

Corinna Tsopei was born on June 21, 1944 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress and producer, known for A Man Called Horse (1970), Soul and Flesh (1974) and Lost in Space (1965). She was previously married to Freddie Fields and Steven Zax.

34. Katerina Papoutsaki

Actress | After Party

Katerina Papoutsaki was born on January 25, 1979 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for After Party (2019), Ta kalytera mas hronia (2020) and 10i entoli (2004).

35. Nico Minardos

Actor | Assault on Agathon

Nico Minardos was born on February 15, 1930 in Athens, Greece. He was an actor and producer, known for Assault on Agathon (1976), The Twilight Zone (1959) and Mission: Impossible (1966). He was previously married to Julie Ann Schacht and Deborah Jean Smith. He died on August 27, 2011 in Woodland ...

36. Nico Mastorakis

Director | Blind Date

Nico Mastorakis, a veteran in the independent film business, is founder and owner of Omega Pictures and Omega Entertainment, and who has been writing and directing movies for over 40 years, with "Island of Death", "Hired to Kill", "Nightmare at Noon", "Zero Boys" and "In The Cold Of The Night" and ...

37. Anna Rezan

Emily in Paris

Anna Hannah Rezan was born in Athens, Greece, to a lawyer, who wanted to become an actress and to a federal judge who wanted to become a director. She is of Greek American Jewish (from her maternal grandparents), Spanish, Polish, and Greek from Izmir and Crete descent. Rezan grew up in Athens, ...

38. Kallirroi Tziafeta

Actress | The Empire

Kallirroi Tziafeta was born on July 6, 1989 in Athens, Greece. Kallirroi is an actor, known for The Empire (2021), Bard of Blood (2019) and Omerta (2017). Kallirroi has been married to Gulshan Devaiah since March 2012.

39. Alexandra Ordolis

Actress | The Mist

Alexandra Ordolis was born on July 9, 1986 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for The Mist (2017), Helix (2014) and Rookie Blue (2010).

40. Suzi Simpson

Actress | Enemy Gold

Gorgeous, buxom and voluptuous blonde knockout Suzi Simpson was born Susan Athena Simpson on November 16, 1968 in Athens, Greece. Her father was a Navy officer and her mother was a flight attendant. The eldest of four children, Simpson has two brothers and one sister. She has lived in such coastal ...

41. Aliki Vougiouklaki

Actress | Madalena

Aliki Vougiouklaki was born in 1934 (or 1933, according to some sources), in Maroussi Attikis, Greece. She studied at the Drama School of the Greek National Theater and made her stage debut in a 1953 Athens production of Molière's "Le malade imaginaire". Around the same time she made her movie ...

42. Homer

Writer | Troy

Homer is the name traditionally ascribed to the brilliant Greek bard that authored, most notably, the Iliad and the Odyssey (Western civilization's first complete stories). Nothing concrete is known of his life, but he is traditionally thought to be blind and was probably born in either Chios or ...

43. Stefanos Miltsakakis

Actor | Cyborg

Born in humble surroundings in Provatonas, a small village near the town of Alexandroupoli in northern Greece, on August 3, 1959, Stefanos Miltsakakis shot to fame fighting Jean-Claude Van Damme in five Hollywood movies. He was raised in an environment where children grew up fighting and wrestling....

44. Nick Dennis

Actor | A Streetcar Named Desire

Nick Dennis was born on April 26, 1904 in Thessaly, Greece. He was an actor, known for A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Spartacus (1960) and Kiss Me Deadly (1955). He died on November 14, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Nadia Tass

Director | Amy

Recipient of 2014's Screen Leader Award for Outstanding Leadership to the Screen Industry, Nadia is one of Australia's most respected unique filmmakers. Known for directing Australian classic films "Malcolm", "The Big Steal" and "Amy". She has directed films for major studios in Hollywood and her ...

46. Helena Kallianiotes

Actress | Five Easy Pieces

Helena Kallianiotes was born in Greece. At age 10 she came to America and lived in Boston, Massachussetts. At 16 she started belly dancing in Boston night clubs. In 1958 she left Boston and worked as a belly dancer across the U.S. She settled in California, where she belly danced at The Greek ...

47. Christos Loulis

Actor | Oi sklavoi sta desma tous

Christos Loulis was born on April 10, 1976 in Athens, Greece. He is an actor, known for Slaves in Their Bonds (2008), 42 °C (2021) and Kleise ta matia (2003). He has been married to Emily Koliandri since September 29, 2008. They have one child.

48. Titos Vandis

Actor | Poliorkia

Titos Vandis was born on November 7, 1917 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was an actor, known for Dawn on the Third Day (1962), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and Caution, Danger! (1983). He was previously married to Nancy Hall, Eleanore Mahlein, Ketty ...

49. Panos Koronis

Actor | Before Midnight

He was born in a family of Egyptiotes (Greeks of Egypt). A family of classical and jazz musicians, who migrated in Europe after the bombings of 1952. Panos was born and grew up in Greece. He was kicked out of kinder garden in 1972 at the age of four and from high school in 1985 at the age of 16. He...

50. Olga Karlatos

Actress | Purple Rain

Olga Karlatos was born on April 20, 1945 in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for Purple Rain (1984), This Is the Night (1977) and Zombie (1979). She was previously married to Arthur Rankin Jr. and Nikos Papatakis.


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