Melina Mercouri, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Melina Mercouri

Greek actress, singer and politician

Date of Birth: 18-Oct-1920

Place of Birth: Athens, Attica Region, Greece

Date of Death: 06-Mar-1994

Profession: actor, writer, politician, singer, stage actor, film actor

Nationality: Greece

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Melina Mercouri

  • Maria Amalia "Melina" Mercouri (Greek: ?a??a ?µa??a "?e???a" ?e??????; 18 October 1920 – 6 March 1994) was a Greek actress, singer, and politician.
  • She received an Oscar nomination and won a Cannes Film Festival Award for her performance in the 1960 film Never on Sunday.
  • Mercouri was also nominated for three Golden Globes and two BAFTA Awards in her acting career. As a politician, she was a member of the PASOK and the Hellenic Parliament.
  • In October 1981, Mercouri became the first female Minister of Culture and Sports.

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