Kostas Kazakos

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Kazakos playing Mr Puntila at Brecht's epic comedy Mr Puntila and his Man Matti. (National Theater of Northern Greece),[1] 23 December 2010)

Kostas Kazakos (Greek: Κώστας Καζάκος) (alt. sp. Costas Kazakos) (born 29 May 1935 in Pyrgos, Ilia), (with family origins from the Mani Peninsula) is a Greek actor, director, and politician.

He was married to the famous actress Tzeni Karezi with whom he has a son. In 1997 he married the actress Jenny Jolia.

In the 2007 Greek legislative election, he was elected to the Greek Parliament as a candidate of the Communist Party of Greece. He was reelected in 2009.

Selected filmography[edit]


  • Who's Who (Greek) 1979 p. 226.