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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 British-Canadian actress and acting instructor.
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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, best known as Tommy Lee, is a Greek-American musician and founding member of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded ...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 is an Australian film and television actor.
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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 was a Ukrainian Canadian actor. Born in Canada, he was a distinguished stage actor in the United Kingdom, 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 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 was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood ...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 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 ruthless mob boss Mike Lagana in Fritz Lang's ...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 is a Greek songwriter of over 1000 songs and composer. He scored for the films Zorba the Greek, Z, and Serpico. He is viewed as Greece's best-known living ...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 is a Canadian-born actress, screenwriter, director, singer and producer. Her most notable work is the 2002 Academy Award–nominated film My Big Fat Greek ...more
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Valeria Golino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Valeria Golino is an Italian actress and director. She is best known to English-language audiences for the 1988 film Rain Man, and the Hot Shots! films. In addition to David di Donatello, Silver ...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 Huffington is a Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. She was a popular conservative commentator in the ...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 was a Greek actor and director born in Neo Faliro, Piraeus. He performed in around 130 films, predominantly comedies in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, starring in more than 50 ...more
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Yanni is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Yiannis Chryssomallis, known professionally as Yanni, is a Greek-American composer, keyboardist, pianist, and music producer who has spent his adult life in the United States. Yanni continues to ...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 is an American dancer, singer and Academy Award-winning actor. He is best known for his appearance in the film version of West Side Story as Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks
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Nana Mouskouri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Greece
Les années bonheur
Nana Mouskouri, born Iōánna Moúschouri on October 13, 1934, in Chania, Crete, Greece, is a Greek singer. She was known as "Nána" to her friends and family as a ...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 is a Greek-American actor. He is best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives, which he originated in July 1985 and has played ...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 is a Greek Australian actor and television host. Papps is best known for his role as original foster child Frank Morgan on soap opera Home and Away and previously as Vince Cerontonio ...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 is a retired Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in over seventy films in a career spanning more than fifty years.
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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 is a Greek actor and rock singer. He hails from Mani, Greece.
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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
Apostolos "Lakis" Lazopoulos is a Greek playwright, actor and songwriter. His birth name is Apostolos Lazopoulos, Lakis being a diminutive. Lazopoulos was ranked 83rd by the public in ...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 is a Greek actor and producer who became particularly popular in Greece after his participation in the 2001 Greek television series Eisai to Tairi mou. His first international ...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
Aliki Vougiouklaki was a Greek actress, best known for her films and theatrical plays. Theatrically she has mostly created renditions of widely known Broadway musicals as well as Greek tragedy ...more