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List of famous film actors and actresses from Greece, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Greece has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Greek screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Greece and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Film actors on this list include Kostas Karras and Vasilis Kolovos.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Greece in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Greek film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Valeria Golino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Rain Man, Leaving Las Vegas, Hot Shots!
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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Georges Sari is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
A Matter of Dignity, Murder Backstage, Phaedra
Georges Sari or Zorz Sari, a Greek author and actress, was born in Athens. Her mother was French and her father was Greek from Ayvalik, Turkey. She grew up in Greece, where she attended ...more
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Giorgos Mihailidis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Crystal Nights
Giorgos Mihailidis is a television director and screenwriter.
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Kakia Panagiotou is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
A Touch of Spice, Battlefield Constantipole, Manto Mavrogenous
Kakia Panagiotou is an actress.
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Louis Mandylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Necessary Roughness, The Quest
Louis Mandylor is an Australian film and television actor.
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Georges Aperghis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
The Lovers on the Bridge
Georges Aperghis is a Greek composer working primarily in the field of experimental music theater but has also composed a large amount of non-programmatic chamber music. He is married to actress ...more
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Giannis Poulopoulos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Giannis Poulopoulos The Blue Beads from Greece, O katergaris, I Pariziana
Yannis Poulopoulos is an actor.
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Eleni Prokopiou is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Eleni Prokopiou Young Aphrodites, Oi kyries tis avlis, To koroidaki tis prigipessas
Eleni Prokopiou is an actress.
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Makis Papadimitriou is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
L, Unfair World, Harisma
Makis Papadimitriou is an actor.
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Andreas Malandrinos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
The Fearless Vampire Killers, In Search of the Castaways, Prison Breaker
Andreas Malandrinos was a Greek-born actor who started appearing in British films from 1930, until his death 40 years later in Surrey, England. He was fluent in six languages and used this ...more
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Anthimos Ananiadis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Anthimos Ananiadis Performance Anxiety
Anthem Moss or Anthimos Ananiadis is a Greek actor and model best known from his leading role in Maria, i Aschimi, the Greek edition of the television series Ugly Betty. For most of 2007-2008, ...more
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Ilias Logothetis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Landscape in the Mist, The Suspended Step of the Stork, Athens Blues
Ilias Logothetis is an actor.
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Sakis Rouvas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Alter Ego, Duress
Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas, known mononymously as Sakis, is a Greek recording, film and television artist; model; businessman and former pole vaulter. Born in Corfu, he won medals on ...more
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Irene Papas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
The Guns of Navarone, Z, Zorba the Greek
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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Peter Diamandis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Mojave Magic: A Turtle's Eye View of SpaceShipOne
Peter H. Diamandis is a Greek-American engineer, physician, and entrepreneur best known for being the founder and chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation, the co-founder and chairman of Singularity ...more
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Tommy Lee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Vanilla Sky, The New Guy, Disaster!
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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John Colicos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Creepshow, The Changeling, The Postman Always Rings Twice
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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Yorgo Voyagis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Zorba the Greek, Swept Away, The Last Valley
Yorgo Voyagis is an actor.
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Nia Vardalos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Larry Crowne, I Hate Valentine's Day
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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Elia Kazan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
City for Conquest, Blues in the Night, James Dean: Sense Memories
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) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
The Big Heat, Giant, The Shaggy Dog [1959]
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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Sarah-Jane Redmond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
BloodRayne: The Third Reich, Case 39, 30 Days of Night: Dark Days
Sarah-Jane Redmond is a British-Canadian actress and acting instructor.
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Alex Dimitriades is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Ghost Ship, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Three Blind Mice
Alex Dimitriades is an Australian film and television actor.
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Nick Dennis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
Spartacus, A Streetcar Named Desire, Kiss Me Deadly
Nick Dennis was a Greek American film actor born in Thessaly, Greece. The supporting actor, who began in films in 1947, was known for playing ethnic types in films such as Kiss Me Deadly and the ...more
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Melina Mercouri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Greece
A Dream of Passion, Once Is Not Enough, Topkapi
Melina Mercouri, was a Greek actress, singer and politician. She was born to a former cavalry officer and member of parliament, Stamatis Mercouris, and his wife Eirini Lappa. When she completed ...more