Ellie Lambeti

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Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
Vilia, Greece
Death Date
Sep 3, 1983 (57)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
Vilia, Greece
Death Date
Sep 3, 1983 (57)

About

One of Greece's most esteemed and respected actresses; she appeared in 1954's "Kyriakatiko xypnima" and "To Koritsi me ta mavra" in 1956.

Before Fame

She was initially rejected by two theatre schools, until Greek actress Marika Kotopouli saw potential in her.

Trivia

She battled cancer in her later years, even when she starred in productions of "Hello, Dolly!" in 1980 and 1981 and "Children of a Lesser God."

Family Life

She and her first husband, Marios Ploritis, met while she was filming her 1946 movie, "Adoulotoi sklavoi." Her marriage ended when she began an affair in 1952 with performer Dimitris Horn.

Associated With

She became a fixture of the Greek stage in the late 1940s and starred in the 1946 Greek production of "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams.