Greek movie stars died in 2002

Here are 3 famous actresses from Greece died in 2002:

Nitsa Tsaganea

Nitsa Tsaganea (November 27, 1899 Athens-April 30, 2002 Athens) also known as Nitsa Vitsori, Eleni Laskari or Eleni Tsaganea was a Greek actor. She had one child, Liana Vitsori.

Nitsa Tsaganea began her acting career in the 1920s and appeared in over 120 films throughout her career, which spanned more than six decades. She was a prominent figure in Greek cinema and worked alongside notable Greek actors such as Aliki Vougiouklaki and Vassilis Avlonitis. Tsaganea was also a successful stage actress, performing in several theatrical productions in Athens. In addition to her acting work, she was also a writer and published a memoir titled "Nitsa Tsaganea: My Life in the Greek Cinema". She was honored with several awards during her lifetime, including the Golden Cross of the Order of George I and the Order of Merit. Tsaganea's contributions to Greek cinema and theater have helped shape the cultural landscape of Greece.

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Joly Garbi

Joly Garbi (November 27, 2014 Johannesburg-December 1, 2002 Athens) also known as Tz. Garbi was a Greek actor.

He was best known for his work in both Greek and international films, including the critically acclaimed "Zorba the Greek" (1964) and "Never on Sunday" (1960). Garbi began his career as a stage actor and later transitioned to film. He received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the Best Supporting Actor award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival in 1972. In addition to his acting career, Garbi was also a prominent figure in Greek theater and was known for his work as an acting teacher. He passed away at the age of 88 in Athens, Greece.

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Ilya Livykou

Ilya Livykou (November 27, 2014 Heraklion-September 6, 2002 Kypseli, Athens) also known as Ilia Livikou, Amalia Hatzaki, Hadjaki, Kozyri, Ilia Livykou, Amalia Hadzaki or Amalia Kozyri was a Greek actor. She had two children, Eva Kozyri and Hrysa Kozyri.

Livykou was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece and began her acting career in the early 1950s. She quickly became one of Greece's most beloved actresses, starring in a number of successful films and television series. Some of her most notable roles include Maria in the film "Stella" and the Mother in "O Thanasis O Poliorkitis".

Livykou was also involved in politics, supporting left-wing causes and was a member of the Communist Party of Greece. She faced persecution from the Greek military junta in the 1960s and 1970s, but continued to act in defiance of the regime.

After her death in 2002, Livykou was posthumously awarded the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, one of Greece's highest honors, for her contributions to Greek culture and society. She is remembered as a talented actress and political activist who made a significant impact on Greek society.

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