First Greek to capture the Miss Universe pageant title, winning it in 1964. She also held down a career as an actress.
She won the Miss Star Hellas title in 1964 prior to her career as an actress.
She became known for her work as chairman of an organization devoted to helping children battling leukemia.
She and Hollywood super agent Freddie Fields got married in 1981.
She acted in several movies and TV shows, including Daniel Boone, which starred Fess Parker.