Stavros Xenidis

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Stavros Xenidis
Σταύρος Ξενίδης
Born 1924
Istanbul, Turkey
Died November 2, 2008 (aged 83–84)
Athens, Greece
Occupation actor

Stavros Xenidis (Greek: Σταύρος Ξενίδης, 1924 - 2 November 2008) was a Greek actor. He was married to actress Margarita Lambrinou.


Stavros Xenidis was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He studied acting in Karolos Koun's Theatro Technis and made his theatre début in 1944. His theatre career was closely associated with Kostas Moussouris' theatrical company during the 1950s and the 1960s . As a film actor, he took part in more than 70 movies, mostly in secondary roles; his first film role was in "The Song of Pain" (1953) (Greek title: "Το Τραγούδι του Πόνου") and his last was in "Red White" (1993) ("Άσπρο Κόκκινο").[1]

He also appeared in several TV shows since 1971; His last appearance on television was in 1994.[2]

He died in a retirement home in Athens on 2 November 2008, after suffering a number of strokes.

Selected filmography[edit]


Year Film title
(English translation)
Original title
and transliteration
1954 I oraia ton Athinon Η ωραία των Αθηνών -
1957 Barba Giannis, o kanatas Μπάρμπα Γιάννης ο κανατάς Platon Venetis
1958 An Italian in Greece Μια ιταλίδα στην ελλάδα
Mia italida stin Ellada
1959 The Policeman of the 16th Precinct[3] Ο Ηλίας του 16ου
O Ilias tou 16ou
1960 To Klotsoskoufi Το κλωτσοσκούφι Stavros
1960 Christina Χριστίνα a mouse in the hotel
1960 To koroidaki tis despoinidos Το κοροϊδάκι της δεσποινίδος Manolis
1965 I gyni na fovitai ton andra Η γυνή να φοβήται τον άνδρα Haralabos, a police officer
1965 Moderna stahtopouta Μοντέρνα σταχτοπούτα
Modern Cinderella?
1966 I vouleftina Η βουλευτίνα Periklis Arapis
1967 Patera katse fronima Πατέρα κάτσε φρόνημα
Father, Stay Calm
1967 The Shiniest Star Το πιο λαμπρο αστέρι
1968 O Romios echei filotimo Ο Ρωμιός έχει φιλότιμο Stamatis
1969 Aphrodite's Island Το νησί της Αφροδίτης
To nissi tis Afroditis
George MacLean
1970 I yennei tou vorra Οι γενναίοι του βορρά a police officer
1971 Agapissa mia polythrona Αγάπησα μια πολυθρόνα a psychiatrist
1971 I efoplistina Η εφοπλιστίνα Yerakis
1971 I krevvatomourmoura Η κρεββατομουρμούρα Menios
1971 Mado Mavrogenous Μαντώ Μαυρογένους Ioanis Kolettis
1971 Manolios in Europe Ο Μανωλιός στην Ευρώπη
O Manolios stin Evropi
1972 Erotiki symfonia Ερωτική συμφωνία Thanos
1972 Seven Years of Marriage Εφτά χρόνια γάμου
Efta chronia gamou
1973 A Stupid, Stupid Hijacker Ένας τρελός - τρελός αεροπειρατής
enas trelos - trelos aeropeiratis
1980 Eleftherios Venizelos Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος Emmanouil Repoulis
1984 Loufa kai parallagi Λούφα και παραλλαγή Col. Kodelis/Kondelis


Year Film title
(English translation)
Original title
and transliteration
Role Broadcaster
around 1970 and 1975 Beka αστυνόμου Μπέκα an officer ERT
1991 Aris Bonsalentis's Secret Μυστικό του Άρη Μπονσαλέντη - Mega


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