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Beloved Greek Actress Martha Karagianni Dies at 83 – Greek Reporter


Martha Karagianni
Martha Karagianni was a beloved actress and a Greek cinema image particularly within the Sixties. Public Area

Martha Karagianni, a Greek actress who related her profession with the blooming of Greek cinema within the Sixties died in Athens on Sunday. She was 83.

She starred in lots of movies, 19 of which have been produced by Finos Film, a manufacturing firm that dominated the Greek movie trade from 1943 to 1977. It was based by Filopimin Finos in 1942 throughout World Conflict II.

Karagianni was born in 1939, in Athens and grew up within the neighborhood of Keratsini. She studied ballet and made her first display look in Madame X (1956).

Three years later, in 1957, she made her stage debut. She alternated theater and cinema for the following few years, however her actual breakthrough got here within the early Sixties, when she began showing in a collection of movies directed by her display mentor Giannis Dalianidis; all of them have been musicals and comedies and made her extraordinarily well-liked.

Her stage work contains Mikis Theodorakis “Omorphi poli”, Joe Masteroff’s “Cabaret” (as Sally Bowles), Nell Dunn’s “Steaming” and plenty of Greek comedies. She additionally starred in some TV collection.

Martha Karagianni is the third loss for the Greek cinema this previous week.

Kostas Kazakos, a distinguished Greek actor, director, and politician, died on Tuesday in Athens. He was eighty-seven years previous.

On Wednesday Irene Papas, maybe one of the vital essential Greek actors of her era handed away at 92.


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