Alekos Alexandrakis

Alekos Alexandrakis
Born (1928-11-27)27 November 1928
Died 8 November 2005(2005-11-08) (aged 76)
Athens, Greece
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Nonika Galinea
Awards International Thessaloniki Film Festival
Hellenic Association of Film Critics Award
1962 Thriamvos

Alekos Alexandrakis (Greek: Αλέκος Αλεξανδράκης; 27 November 1928 – 8 November 2005) was a famous Greek actor. He was known for his theatrical work as well as work in film and television. He died of lung cancer.[1]

Alexandrakis starred in more than 60 films, including Stella with the late Melina Mercouri in 1955, Laterna ftoheia kai filotimo (1955), Mia trelli... trelli oikogeneia (1965) and Oi Kyries tis avlis (1966). He also directed two films in the early 1960s.[1]

Filmography

Film

Title Greek title English title/translation Year Role Notes
Cheirokrotimata Χειροκροτήματα Applause 1944
Dyoi Kosmoi Δυο κόσμοι Two Worlds 1949 Giorgos
Ekeines pou den prepei n'agapoun Εκείνες που δεν πρέπει ν' αγαπούν Those Who Must Not Love 1951 Pavlos
Mia nychta son Paradeiso Μια νύχτα στον Παράδεισο One Night in Paradise 1951 Agis Damianos
I Agni tou limaniou Η Αγνή του λιμανιού Agnes of the Harbour 1952 Andreas
O Vaftistikos Ο βαφτιστικός The Godson 1952 Manos Kortasis
Eva Εύα Eva 1953 Antinoos
Oi ouranoi einai dikoi mas Οι ουρανοί είναι δικοί μας The Skies Are Ours 1953 Tonis Varenthis
Stella Στέλλα Stella 1955 Alekos
Laterna ftohia ke filotimo Λατέρνα φτώχεια και φιλότιμο Hurdy-Gurdy, Poverty, and Dignity 1955 Dimitris
To organaki Το οργανάκι The Hurdy-Gurdy 1955 Loris
Kokkina triantafylla Κόκκινα τριαντάφυλλα Red Roses 1955 Takis Drigos
Agnostos Άγνωστος The Stranger 1956 Alkis Flerianos
Katrakylisma Κατρακύλισμα The Fall 1956 Telis
I thisia tis manas Η θυσία της μάνας The Mother's Sacrifice 1956
To koritsi me ta paramythia 1957 Angelos
Laterna ftohia ke garifalo Λατέρνα φτώχεια και γαρύφαλλο Hurdy-Gurdy, Poverty, and Carnations 1957 Dimitris
Barbayiannis o kanatas Μπαρμπαγιάννης ο κανατάς Uncle John the Potter 1957 Loukas
To agorokoritso 1959 Dimitris
Rantevou stin Kerkyra Ραντεβού στην Κέρκυρα Rendez-vous in Corfu 1960 Andreas
To Klotsoskoufi 1960 Tzortzis Vengelis
To nisi ton gennaion 1960 Manolis
Egklima sta paraskinia Έγκλημα στα παρασκήνια Murder in the Wings 1960 journalist Makris
Eimai athoos 1960 Major Walsin-Esterhazy
Synoikia to oneiro Συνοικία το όνειρο Dream Neighbourhood 1961 Rikos
Mana mou ton agapissa Μάνα μου τον αγάπησα Mother, I Loved Him 1961
O thriamvos Ο θρίαμβος The Triumph 1962 Stefanos Razis
Horis taftotita 1963 Giannis Donaventis
I Pseftra Η ψεύτρα The Liar 1963 Thanos Sotiriou
Ena koritsi gia dyo 1963 Kimon
Iligos 1963 Nikos
I Soferina Η σωφερίνα The Lady Driver 1964 Nikos Diamantidis
To doloma Το δόλωμα The Decoy 1964 Babis Valeris
Dis diefthyntis 1964 Alekos Samiotakis
O metanastis 1965 Thanasos Rigas
Epistrofi Επιστροφή Return 1965 Dimitris Valentis
Mia trelli... trelli oikogeneia 1965 Andreas
Vromiki polis 1965 Alexis Vilias
Oi ehthroi 1965 Alekos Theoharis
Oi kyries tis avlis Οι κυρίες της αυλής The Ladies of the Courtyard 1966 Nikos Alexiou
Syntomo dialeimma Σύντομο διάλειμμα Brief Break 1966 Giannis Papadopoulos
Dakrya gia tin Ilektra Δάκρυα για την Ηλέκτρα Tears for Electra 1966 Giorgos
I artista Η αρτίστα The Artist 1966 Dimitris Karamanis
Mia Italida ap' tin Kypseli Μια Ιταλίδα απ΄ την Κυψέλη An Italian from Kypseli 1968 Antonis
Synnefiasmenoi orizontes 1968 Vangelis
Oikogeneia chorafa Οικογένεια Χωραφά The Family Horafa 1968 Pantelis Horafas
Afti pou den lygise 1968 Alekos
Ta dyo podia s' ena papoutsi 1969 Giorgos Voice
Xypna Vasili Ξύπνα Βασίλη Wake Up Vasili 1969 Manos Apostolou
To nyfopazaro 1969
Ston ilingo tis zois 1969 Stelios Diamantis
I diki enos athoou 1969 Vasilis Doranis
O Teleftaios Aichmalotos Ο τελευταίος αιχμάλωτος The Last Prisoner 1970 Dinos Kambas
Omorfes meres Όμορφες μέρες Beautiful Days 1970
Den yparchoun lipotaktes Δεν υπάρχουν λιποτάκτες There Are No Deserters 1970 Iasonas
Papaflessas Παπαφλέσσας Papaflessas 1971 Kanellos Deligiannis
Aittitos Αήττητος Undefeated 1971 Kostas Valis
Gia mia choufta Touristries Για μια χούφτα τουρίστριες A Fistful of Women Tourists 1971 Menelaos
Agapissa enan aliti Αγάπησα έναν αλήτη I Loved a Tramp 1971 Alekos Raisis
I Komissa tis Kerkyras H κόμισσα της Κέρκυρας The Countess of Corfu 1972 Sotiris Karelis
Ippokratis kai dimokratia Ιπποκράτης και δημοκρατία Hippocrates and Democracy 1972 Periklis
I Maria tis Siopis Η Μαρία της σιωπής Silent Maria 1973 Grigoris
O glaros 1976
O anthropos me to garyfallo Ο άνθρωπος με το γαρύφαλλο The Man With the Carnation 1980 Georgios Kartalis
Mia statheri sizigos 1983
Ta paidia tis chelidonas Τα παιδιά της χελιδόνας The Swallow's Children 1987 Markianos
I ekdikisi tou patera Η εκδίκηση του πατέρα The Father's Revenge 1990 Phaethon
To fos pou svinei Το φως που σβήνει The Light That Fades 2000 Nikolas Soursoumis
Mia mera ti nychta Μια μέρα τη νύχτα One Day at Night 2001 Harilaos (final film role)

Television

Title Hellenization English name Year Role Notes
O Paraksenos taksidiotis Ο Παράξενος Ταξιδιωτης Strange traveller 1972 strange traveller
Oi mystikoi arravones Οι μυστικοί αρραβώνες The Secret Engagement 1979 Nasos Anastis
O chartopaichtis Ο χαρτοπαίχτης The Cardplayer 1990 Nikos Vranas
O fovos Ο φόβος The Fear 1991 Nikitas Veros
Pathos Πάθος Passion 1993 Alexandros Verginas
Oi dikigoroi tis Athinas Οι δικηγόροι της Αθήνας The lawyers of Athens 1994 Konstantinos Laskaridis
I aithousa tou thronou Η αίθουσα του θρόνου The Throne Room 1998 Marinos Fleris 16 episodes
Taxim Ταξίμ Taksim 2000 grandfather
Na me prosecheis Να με προσέχεις Take Care of Me 2000 grandfather

Television series (as a guest star)

Title Hellenization English name Year Role Episode Hellenization English name
Tmina ithon Τμήμα ηθών Vice Department 1992 Andreas Kanelos Epikindyno veloudo Επικίνδυνο βελούδο Dangerous Velvet
Anatomia enos egklimatos Ανατομία ενός εγκλήματος Anatomy of a Crime 1994 Gordios desmos Γόρδιος δεσμός Gordian Knot

Movies (as a director)

Name Hellenization English name Year
Thriamvos Θρίαμβος - 1960
Synoikia to oneiro Συνοικία το όνειρο - 1961

References

  1. ^ a b "Alekos Alexandrakis: a gifted gentleman of film and theater". Kathimerini. 10 November 2005. Retrieved 14 December 2010.

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