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Melina Mercouri
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Actress
    (circa October 18, 1925-March 6, 1994)
    Born in Athens, Greece
    Birth name was Maria Amalia Mercouri
    Appeared in the films 'Stella' (1955), 'Never on Sunday' (1960), 'Phaedra' (1962), 'Topkapi' (1964), 'A Man Could Get Killed' (1966), 'The Rehearsal' (1974), 'Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Never Enough' (1975) and 'A Dream of Passion' (1978)
    Greek Minister of Culture (1981-89,1993-94)
    Married to director Jules Dassin (1966-94)
    Her year of birth has been listed anywhere from 1920 to 1929.
    When her parents opposed her becoming an actress, she eloped with a wealthy older man.
    When she died from lung cancer, fans left her favorite brand of cigarettes at her grave as a memorial.
    She spoke English, French and German, as well as Greek.
    She was named best actress at the Cannes Film Festival for 'Never on Sunday.'
    When the military junta ruling Greece revoked her citizenship, she responded, 'I was born a Greek and I will die a Greek. General Pattakos was born a fascist and he will die a fascist.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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