Alexis Georgoulis

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Alexis Georgoulis
Born 6 October 1974 (age 39)
Larissa, Thessaly, Greece
Nationality Greek
Occupation Actor, Producer
Website
www.alexisgeorgoulis.com

Alexis Georgoulis (Greek: Αλέξης Γεωργούλης; born 6 October 1974) is a Greek actor and producer who became particularly popular in Greece after his participation in the 2001 Greek television series Eisai to Tairi mou. His first international feature film appearance was in My Life in Ruins, a romantic comedy, playing the love interest of Nia Vardalos.

Personal life[edit]

Georgoulis was born in the town of Larissa. He is the third of four siblings, two older brothers and a younger sister.[1] His father owned a shop selling lottery tickets and his mother was a nursery school teacher. Today they are both retired. In 1993 he joined the National Technical University of Athens where he studied to become a civil engineer and in 1996 he started acting lessons at the Greek Drama Schools "Stage-Craft" and "Theater of Changes". In 1997 he joined and graduated with excellent grades the Drama School "Iasmos".

Career[edit]

In 1996 started acting lessons in the Drama schools 'Stage-craft' and 'Theater of Changes'. Meanwhile, he took some extra lessons in phonetics. In 1997 - had been accepted - graduated with excellent - in the Drama School "Iasmos", which has been established by the great Greek actor Vasilis Diamantopoulos. During that time, teamed up with the dance group "Heresis" in the performance "Carmen 33" (1997) and "The Return" (1998), took part in the TV series "Alice in Wonderland" (1997 ET channel), and "Death Agony" (1998 ET channel), and also in the short cut film "No one's Rose". In 2001 co-starred in the sitcom Eisai to Tairi mou, which became a huge success and made him very popular to the Greek audience. Even then he is a lead actor. In 2003 he directed for the Progressive Stage of the National Theatre the play "Good Luck" written by the rewarded Greek writer Bill Katsikonouris. Next year at Kivotos Theatre (2004), he directed the black comedy "The Shape of Things", written by Neil Labute. He is also the director of the short film 'From the other side' (2001).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Propatoriko amartima Elenis' Friend

Original Sin (English Title)

2002 I fouska Makis Barlavantzas

The Bubble (English Title)

2002 Avrio tha 'nai arga Antonis Mainas

Tomorrow Will be Late (English Title)

2002 Kourastika na skotono tous agapitikous sou Vassilis 'Jordan' Iordanidis

I'm Tired of Killing Your Lovers (English Title)

2003 Oxygono Stelios Nousias

Blackmail Boy (English Title)

2005 Liubi Dimitris Georgiou

Liubi

2009 My Life In Ruins Poupi Kakas

Driving Aphrodite (UK title)

2012 A Green Story George

Completed

2015 Of Light and Darkness Denek

Pre-Production

TV Series[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2001-2002 Eisai to Tairi mou Sotiris
2003 Oneiro Itan Mihalis
2004 Erastis Ditikon Proastion Spyros
2005-2006 Kinoumeni Ammos Giorgos
2006-2007 Oi Istories tou Astynomou Becka Dimitris Papazoglou / Gerasimos Petridis

Recurring Cast

2007-2008 Enas Minas kai Kati Andreas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Men Magazine, Issue 123, Website: http://www.men.gr/123/georgoulis/

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