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Famous TV Actors from Greece

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List of famous TV actors from Greece, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Greece has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Greek TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Greece this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Greece then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list has everything from Evelina Papoulia to Kalomoira Saranti.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Greek TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Greece?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Greece in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Greek actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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Sarah-Jane Redmond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Harsh Realm, Da Vinci's Inquest, Alienated
Sarah-Jane Redmond is a Canadian actor and acting coach. Redmond's work has spanned film, television and theatre productions, often in science fiction roles. She trained partly under Canadian ...more
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Tommy Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
E!'s Pam: Girl on the Loose!, Tommy Lee Goes to College, Battleground Earth
Thomas Lee Bass (born October 3, 1962) is an American musician and founding member of Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of ...more

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Louis Mandylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
My Big Fat Greek Life, Martial Law, Can't Hurry Love
Louis Mandylor (born Elias Theodosopoulos; Greek: Ηλίας Θεοδοσόπουλος; 13 September 1966) is a Greek Australian film and television actor. He is best recognized as Nick Portokalos in My Big Fat ...more
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John Colicos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Battlestar Galactica, The National Dream
John Colicos (December 10, 1928 – March 6, 2000) was a Canadian actor. He performed on stage and television in the United States and Canada.
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Alex Dimitriades is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
The Slap, Underbelly, Heartbreak High
Alex Dimitriades (born 28 December 1973) is an Australian film and television actor.
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Elia Kazan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan (; born Elias Kazantzoglou (Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου); September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York ...more

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Alexander Scourby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
The Secret Storm, The Word (US)
Alexander Scourby (; November 13, 1913 – February 22, 1985) was an American film, television, and voice actor known for his deep and resonant voice. He is best known for his film role as the ...more
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Míkis Theodorakis... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Muy personal
Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (Greek: Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης [ˈmicis θeoðoˈɾacis]; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs.He scored ...more
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Nia Vardalos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
My Big Fat Greek Life, Team Knight Rider
Antonia Eugenia "Nia" Vardalos (born September 24, 1962; Greek: Νία Βαρντάλος) is a Canadian-American actress, screenwriter, and producer of Greek descent. Her most notable work is the ...more

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Valeria Golino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Valeria Golino (born 22 October 1965) is an Italian actress and director. She is best known to English-language audiences for her roles in Rain Man, Big Top Pee-wee, and the two Hot Shots! ...more
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Arianna Huffington is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
The Cleveland Show, Politically Incorrect
Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington (born July 15, 1950) is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of ...more

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Thanasis Veggos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Vengalika, I Thessaloniki tis nostalgias mas, Eho ena mystiko...
Thanasis Veggos (alternatively spelt Thanassis and/or Vengos; Greek: Θανάσης Βέγγος; pronounced: Thanássis Véngos; 29 May 1926 – 3 May 2011) was a Greek actor and director born in ...more
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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Yiannis Chryssomallis (Greek: Γιάννης Χρυσομάλλης, born November 14, 1954), known professionally as Yanni ( YAH-nee), is a Greek composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has ...more

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George Chakiris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
The 100 Greatest Musicals, Notorious Woman
George Chakiris (born September 16, 1934) is a retired American dancer, singer, and actor. He is best known for his appearance in the film version of West Side Story as Bernardo, the leader of ...more
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Nana Mouskouri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Les années bonheur
Ioanna Mouschouri (Greek: Ιωάννα Μούσχουρη [ioˈana ˈmusxuri]; born October 13, 1934), known professionally as Nana Mouskouri (Greek: Νάνα Μούσχουρη [ˈnana ˈmusxuri]), is a Greek singer. During ...more

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John Aniston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Days of Our Lives, Search for Tomorrow, Love of Life
John Anthony Aniston (born Yiannis Anitios Anastassakis , Greek: Γιάννης Ανήτιος Αναστασάκης, July 24, 1933) is a Greek-American actor. He is best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the ...more
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Kakia Panagiotou is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Deligianneion Parthenagogeion, Kekleismenon ton thyron, ...Ystera
Kakia Panagiotou is an actress.
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Alex Papps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Home and Away, The Flying Doctors, Play School
Alex Papps (born 11 February 1969) is an Australian actor, television host, writer and singer. After appearing in serial Neighbours as Greg Davis, he became better known for his role as original ...more
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George Foundas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
O Hristos xanastavronetai, Ston argaleio tou fengariou, Dangerous Exits
Giorgos Fountas was a Greek actor in film and television. He attended the Dramatic School at the Athens Odeum. He played football for some years for AEK Athens FC. He appeared for the first time ...more
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Irene Papas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
L'Odissea
Irene Papas (or Pappas) (Greek: Ειρήνη Παππά, romanized: Eiríni Pappá [iˈrini paˈpa]; born 3 September 1929) is a retired Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in ...more
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Dimitris Poulikakos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
The First Olympics: Athens 1896, Eimaste ston aera, To 10
Dimitris Poulikakos (Greek: Δημήτρης Πουλικάκος; born 21 January 1943) is a Greek actor and rock singer. He is the leader of the rock band Exadaktylos and a member of the band MGC.
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Kostas Karras is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Pater imon, I theatrina, En touto nika
Kostas Karras was a Greek actor and politician.
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Lakis Lazopoulos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Kai efthymi... kai hira, Yungermann, Deka mikroi Mitsoi
Lakis Lazopoulos (Greek: Λάκης Λαζόπουλος) is a Greek playwright, actor and songwriter. He was ranked 83rd by the public in Skai TV's Great Greeks in 2009. In 2010, Forbes ranked Lazopoulos as ...more
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Alexis Georgoulis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Alice in Wonderland, Eisai to Tairi mou, Oi istories tou astynomou Beka
Alexis Georgoulis (Greek: Αλέξης Γεωργούλης; born 6 October 1974) is a Greek actor , producer and Member of the European Parliament . He became popular in Greece after his participation in the ...more
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Aliki Vougiouklaki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Kai efthymi... kai hira, I theatrina, Deka mikroi Mitsoi
https://pin.it/jauih26hrivouk Aliki Stamatina Vougiouklaki (Greek: Αλίκη Σταματίνα Βουγιουκλάκη Greek pronunciation: [aˈlici stamaˈtina vuʝuˈklaci]; 20 July 1934 – 23 July 1996) was a Greek ...more