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Birth Name: Maria Amalia Mercouri

Born: 18 October 1920 Died: 6 March 1994

Country of origin: Greece

Height: 5' 6"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Jules Dassin


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Melina Mercouri Videos

What's My Line? Melina Mercouri (1962)

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Melina Mercouri - Ta pedia tou Pirea

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Melina Mercouri, la Grèce, des Chansons

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Added 7 years ago




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Description: Maria Amalia Mercouri was born in Athens in 1920, the daughter of Stamatis Mercouris, a former cavalry officer, member of Parliament for the Democratic Socialist Party of Greece and former Minister for Public Order of Greece, and Eirini Lappa, originated from a prominent family of Athens. Spyridon Merkouris, her paternal grandfather, was one of the most successful Mayors of Athens and played a major role in her early life. When she completed her secondary education, she was admitted to the National Theatre's Drama School after reciting a poem by Kostas Karyotakis. Dimitris Rontiris was her teacher and she graduated in 1944. ... (more)
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1. Today (1952)
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1. Topkapi (1964)
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3. The Victors (1963)
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1. Lilly's Story (2002)
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Cannes: Prix d'interprétation féminine (90 person items)

"1960 - *Tie* Winner for Never on Sunday Melina Mercouri - Best Actress as Ilya"


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Actor and Politician (13 person items)

"When PASOK won the elections of 1981, Mercouri was appointed Minister for Culture of Greece, being the first female in that post. She would serve in that position for two terms until 1989, when PASOK lost the elections and New Democracy formed a cabinet. (Wikipédia) Never on Sunday (1960) - Melina Mercouri"


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