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Job Actress, Member of the Hellenic Parliament, Minister for Culture of Greece
Top Roles Donna Lucrezia, Elizabeth Lipp, Lil, Stella, Phaedra
Top GenresDrama, Comedy, Romance, Film Adaptation, War, Adventure
Top TopicsPeriod Piece, Romance (Comic), World War II
Top Collaborators (Director), , , (Producer)
Shares birthday with Miriam Hopkins, Lotte Lenya, Evelyn Venable  see more..

Melina Mercouri Overview:

Actress, Melina Mercouri, was born Maria Amalia Mercouri on Oct 18, 1920 in Athens, Greece. Mercouri died at the age of 73 on Mar 6, 1994 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in First Cemetery in Athens, Greece.



Although Mercouri was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1960Best ActressNever on Sunday (1960)IlyaNominated

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Melina Mercouri Quotes:

Elizabeth Lipp: Do you mind that I am a nymphomaniac?
Walter Harper: It's your most endearing quality.
Elizabeth Lipp: Don't waste it - use it.

Elizabeth Lipp: There's a secret stairway in the Kremlin - the Romanov jewels...

Alexis: Phaedra... please, help me... let me go.
Phaedra: I can't.

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Melina was interred at 1st Cemetery of Athens, Greece, near to her grandfather and Mayor of Athens, Spyros Merkouris.

When she was asked who she would like to be if she was not Melina Mercouri, she answered that she wanted to be either Greta Garbo or Dolores Ibárruri.

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