Irene Papas

(Irene Lelekou)
actress
Born: 3/9/1926
Birthplace: Chiliomodion, Greece

Papas began her career performing in variety shows and rose to stardom acting in Greek films. Her international credits include The Guns of Navarone (1961), Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), Lion of the Desert (1981), Island (1989), and Homecoming (1994). She has also appeared on the stage playing Iphigenia, Electra, and other roles from the Greek classics.


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