Voula Zouboulaki

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Voula Zouboulaki
Born Paraskevi Zouboulaki
(1924-09-24)24 September 1924
Cairo, Egypt
Died 7 September 2015(2015-09-07) (aged 90)
Athens, Greece
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952-1990
Spouse(s) Dimitris Myrat

Voula Zouboulaki (Greek: Βούλα Ζουμπουλάκη; born Paraskevi Zouboulaki; 24 September 1924 – 7 September 2015) was an Egyptian-born Greek actress. She was the wife of actor Dimitris Myrat. She attended the Dramatic School of the National Theatre, the School of the National Odeon and the Law School of the University of Athens.[1]

Biography[edit]

Zouboulaki was born in Cairo, on 24 September 1924.[1][2] She originally studied at the Law School of the University of Athens after her parents pressure but soon she turned to the theatre and attended the Dramatic School of the National Theatre. In 1951, she wed actor Dimitris Myrat.[2] She began her career at the National Lyric Stage in 1952 and two years later appeared in prose. She later starred in several movies including adaptations from plays by Federico García Lorca, Luigi Pirandello, William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams. She received awards at the International Theatrical Festival in Lisbon in 1964 and at the Thessaloniki Cinematic Festival in 1966.[2][3]

Zouboulaki was awarded the First Lisbon Festival Awards (1964), the M. Kotopouli Second Prize in 1965, and the First Actor's Prize at the Thessaloniki Cinematic Festival in 1966. She appeared in the film Stella in the role of Anetta. The film won the award for Best Foreign Language film at the Golden Globe awards in 1956.[3] She died on 7 September 2015, aged 90.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • Stella (1955) ..... Anneta
  • Mono gia mia nyhta (1958) ..... Anna
  • Karagiozis, o adikimenos tis zois (1959) ..... Marika Asteri / Liza Aygerinou
  • Eimai athoos (1960) Lucia Dreyfus
  • Iligos (1963) ..... Kaiti Kapralou
  • Diogmos (1964) ..... Katerina Rodeli
  • Ohi, ...kyrie Johnson (1965) ..... Eleni
  • Syntomo dialeimma (1966) ..... Emma Karali
  • Oi Athinaioi (1990) ..... Stavrianidou

Awards[edit]

Film Awards[4]
Year Award Film Result
1966 Thessaloniki Festival Award for best actress Syntomo Dialeimma Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Πέθανε η ηθοποιός Βούλα Ζουμπουλάκη". real.gr. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Βούλα Ζουμπουλάκη, η κυρία του αστικού θεάτρου". kathimerini.gr. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Ioanna Zikakou. "Greek Actress Voula Zouboulaki Passes Away". greekreporter.com. 
  4. ^ "awards 1966". Thessaloniki International Film Festival. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 

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