He appeared in roughly 130 films, mostly comedies, throughout the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. He became known for the catchphrase, "My good man."
His first film role was in 1954's "Windfall in Athens," which was produced by famed Cypriot filmmaker Mihalis Kakogiannis.
He was named Commander of the Order of the Phoenix in 2008 by President
He was married to Asimina, with whom he fathered two sons.
He co-starred with Harvey Keitel in 1955's Ulysses Gaze.