George Touliatos

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George Touliatos
Born (1929-12-09)December 9, 1929
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Died December 8, 2017(2017-12-08) (aged 87)
Bellingham, Washington, U.S.[1]

George Touliatos (December 9, 1929[2][3] - December 8, 2017)[1] was an American actor. He co-founded the Front Street Theater in Memphis with Barbara Cason.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Touliatos was of Greek descent.[5] He attended the University of Iowa.[5]


Touliatos appeared opposite Jamie Lee Curtis and Leslie Nielsen in the slasher film Prom Night (1980).[6]

He appeared opposite Margot Kidder, Annie Potts and Robert Carradine in the 1981 Canadian film Heartaches.[7]

Touliatos portrayed Dave in The Twilight Zone episode "Father and Son Game" (1989).[8]

In 1992, he portrayed Chris in the 1992 film The Swordsman.[9]

He portrayed a New Orleans bartender opposite Ashley Judd and Tommy Lee Jones in the Bruce Beresford film Double Jeopardy (1999).[10]

Touliatos played Lucio Malatesta in the 2002 film Avenging Angelo, starring Sylvester Stallone.[11]

He appeared opposite Molly Shannon and Kevin Nealon in Good Boy! (2003), in which he portrayed Mr. Leone.[12]

In 2012, he appeared opposite Robert Pattinson in Cosmopolis, a David Cronenburg film based on Don DeLillo's novel of the same name.[13]

Select filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Obituary for George D. Touliatos". Westford Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  2. ^ "George Touliatos". Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  3. ^ Murguia, Salvador (2016). The Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 356
  4. ^ "Barbara Cason; Actress, 61". The New York Times. 20 June 1990. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  5. ^ a b Zeigler, Joseph Wesley (1973). Regional Theatre: The Revolutionary Stage. U of Minnesota Press. ISBN 47
  6. ^ Stine, Scott Aaron (2003). The Gorehound's Guide to Splatter Films of the 1980s. McFarland. ISBN 235
  7. ^ Maltin, Leonard; Sader, Luke; Clark, Mike (2009). Leonard Maltin's 2009 Movie Guide. Penguin. ISBN 591
  8. ^ Lofficier, Jean-Marc; Lofficier, Randy (2003). Into the Twilight Zone: The Rod Serling Programme Guide. iUniverse. ISBN 183
  9. ^ Palmer, Bill; Palmer, Karen; Meyers, Richard (1995). The Encyclopedia of Martial Arts Movies. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 349
  10. ^ Willis, John; Monush, Barry (2001). Screen World 2000. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 106
  11. ^ Holmlund, Chris (2014). The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur. Columbia University Press. ISBN 273
  12. ^ Willis, John (2005). Screen World, Volume 55. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 132
  13. ^ McCarthy, Todd (25 May 2012). "Cosmopolis: Cannes Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 August 2017.

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