Greek actors died because of Stroke

Here are 2 famous actors from Greece died in Stroke:

Dionysis Papagiannopoulos

Dionysis Papagiannopoulos (July 12, 1912 Diakopto-April 13, 1984 Athens) a.k.a. Dionysis Papagiannopoulos, Dionisis Papagiannopoulos or Dionyssis Papayannopoulos was a Greek actor.

He was born as one of 11 siblings in the small town of Diakopto in Greece. Dionysis Papagiannopoulos started his acting career in the 1930s, working in several theatrical productions in Athens. He became a household name in Greece in the 1950s and 60s, starring in several popular movies that showcased his dramatic range as an actor.

Some of his notable films include "The Red Lamp" (1952), "The Lady with the Scar" (1953), and "The Counterfeit Coin" (1955). Papagiannopoulos was also a skilled musician and singer and often incorporated music into his performances.

Aside from his career in acting, Papagiannopoulos was also involved in politics and was known for his leftist beliefs. He served as a member of Parliament for the Communist Party of Greece.

Papagiannopoulos passed away on April 13, 1984, in Athens, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most talented and well-respected actors in Greek cinema.

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Periklis Hristoforidis

Periklis Hristoforidis (November 27, 2014 Trabzon-September 30, 1983 Thessaloniki) also known as Periklis Christoforides was a Greek actor.

Periklis Hristoforidis gained popularity for his acting roles in the 1950s and 1960s in Greece. He began his acting career in the early 1950s as a theater actor, and subsequently entered the film industry. He starred in a number of significant Greek films, such as "The Counterfeit Coin" (1955), "The Desperate Ones" (1957), and "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" (1955).

Alongside his film career, Hristoforidis was also an accomplished stage actor and director, having founded his own theater troupe in the 1960s. Despite being a prolific actor, Hristoforidis was also involved in politics and was elected as a member of parliament in 1964, representing the city of Thessaloniki.

Hristoforidis passed away in 1983 at the age of 69, leaving behind a legacy as one of Greece's most talented actors and theater directors.

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