Greek movie stars died at 72

Here are 1 famous actresses from Greece died at 72:

Katina Paxinou

Katina Paxinou (December 17, 1900 Piraeus-February 22, 1973 Athens) also known as Ekaterini Konstantopoulou, Κατίνα Παξινού or Aikaterini Konstantopoulou was a Greek actor.

She died in cancer.

Paxinou gained international recognition for her role as Pilar in the 1943 film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's "For Whom the Bell Tolls," for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was also a member of the Greek Resistance during World War II and helped to smuggle Jewish refugees out of the country. In addition to her acting career, Paxinou was also a stage director and taught acting in Greece and the United States. She was married to Greek industrialist and art collector Ioannis Paxinos and the couple had two children.

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