Melina Mercouri

Melina Mercouri
1920 - 1994

Melina Mercouri  Greek Actress

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Melina Mercouri passed away on 6th Mar 1994 aged 73.


Melina Mercouri was previously married to Jules Dassin (1966 - 1994), Panos Harokopos (1941 - 1962) and Andrei Avramov.


Greek Actress Melina Mercouri was born Maria Amalia Mercouris on 18th October, 1920 in Athens, Greece and passed away on 6th Mar 1994 New York City, New York, USA aged 73. She is most remembered for Topkapi. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Melina Mercouri was in an on-screen matchup with Maximilian Schell in Topkapi (1964).

Melina Mercouri is a member of the following lists: Greek actor-politicians, Women government ministers of Greece and Greek MPs 1993–96.


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Married3 29 years, 2 months 17 years, 1 month 22 years
Total3 29 years, 2 months 17 years, 1 month 22 years


First Name Maria (Melina)
Middle Name Amalia
Last Name Mercouri
Maiden Name Mercouris
Full Name at Birth Maria Amalia Mercouris
Alternative Name Maria Amalia Mercouris, Melina Mercouri
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th October, 1920
Birthplace Athens, Greece
Died 6th March, 1994
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Cancer - Lung
Height 5' 6½" (169 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Greek Orthodox
Ethnicity White
Nationality Greek
University The National Academy of Theatre
Occupation Text Actress, Politician, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Topkapi
Father Stamatis Mercouris
Mother Irene Lappa
Family Member Andrei Avramov, Nevena Beleva
Favorite Places New York
Favorite Foods Fish
Favorite Colors Pink, Green, Black, White

Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη, born as Maria Amalia Mercouri, Μαρία Αμαλία Μερκούρη; 18 October 1920 – 6 March 1994), was a Greek actress, singer and politician.

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Melina Mercouri73 LibraActress
Jules Dassin96 SagittariusFilm Director
Panos Harokopos-
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Nevena Beleva


Gynaikes stin exoria1981Narrator (voice)Short Film
A Dream of Passion1978MedeaMovie
Nasty Habits1977Sister GertrudeMovie
Once Is Not Enough1975KarlaMovie
The Rehearsal1974Movie
Promise at Dawn1970Nina KacewaMovie
Gaily, Gaily1969LilMovie
10:30 P.M. Summer1966MariaMovie
A Man Could Get Killed1966Aurora, Celeste da CostaMovie
The Uninhibited1965JennyMovie
Topkapi1964Elizabeth LippMovie
The Victors1963MagdaMovie
The Last Judgment1961Foreign ladyMovie
Vive Henri IV... vive l'amour!1961Marie de MédicisMovie
Never on Sunday1960IlyaMovie
The Law1959Donna LucreziaMovie
The Gypsy and the Gentleman1958BelleMovie
He Who Must Die1957Katerina, Mary MagdaleneMovie
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