Olga Karlatos

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Olga Karlatos in Amici miei (1975)

Olga Karlatos (Greek: Όλγα Καρλάτου; born 20 April 1945, Athens) is a retired Greek actress and Bermudian lawyer, known primarily for performing in Italian horror cinema.[1]

Her films include My Friends (1975),[2] Keoma (1976), Wifemistress (1977), Blood and Diamonds (1978), Damned in Venice (1978), Cyclone (1978), Convoy Busters (1978), A Dangerous Toy (1979), Zombi 2 (1979), Velvet Hands (1979), Murder Rock (1984),[3][4] Once Upon A Time In America (1984), and Purple Rain (1984).[5]

She appeared in such television productions as Peter and Paul (1981), The Scarlet and the Black (1983), Quo Vadis? (1985) and Miami Vice (1986).

Personal life[edit]

Karlatos married French filmmaker Nikos Papatakis in 1967. The couple had one child together son Serge (b. 1967) before their divorce in 1982. The next year, she wed American director, producer and writer Arthur Rankin after he cast her in a television adaption of The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Sins of Dorian Gray. They later settled in Bermuda.

Post-acting career[edit]

In 2007, Karlatos graduated from Kent University with a law degree and was admitted to the Bermuda Bar Association in 2010.[6]


  1. ^ "Movies". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Movie Review - Screen: 'My Friends,' Italian Comedy:4 Middle-Aged Men in the Provinces Outrageous Practical Jokes in a Parable". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  3. ^ Profile, DVDTalk.com; accessed 3 August 2017.
  4. ^ Profile, DVDVerdict.com; accessed 3 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Movie Review - 'PURPLE RAIN,' WITH PRINCE". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  6. ^ "65-Year-Old Called To Bermuda Bar". Bernews.com. 15 October 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2017.

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