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Birthday
12, 1933
Birthplace
Iraia, Greece
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
Iraia, Greece

About

Greek film director who won an Oscar in 1983 for the film Missing, his first film made in English.

Before Fame

He was denied a visa to attend film school in the U.S. because of the McCarthyism of the 1950s and the suspicion that he was a communist.

Trivia

He directed the 1969 political thriller Z.

Family Life

He married Michele Ray-Gavras.

Associated With

He directed Jack Lemmon in the film Missing.