Conocido por: Acting · Cumpleaños: 1932-01-01
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Early life. Evgenia Karpouzi was born in Athens, Greece, to a mathematician father and high school teacher mother. She studied under the direction of the Sisters of St Joseph at a private French school in Thessaloniki, and later by the same Order in Athens. She learned French fluently. When she was a teenager, her father left the family and she continued to live with her mother. Her father died in a car accident in 1971. In 1951 she was accepted at the Greek National Theater (Eθνικό Θέατρο), where she studied in the Drama School. The playwright Angelos Terzakis and the director Dimitris Rontiris were among her teachers. Upon graduation, in 1954, she was immediately thrust into starring roles in the theatre, playing alongside actors such as Alexis Minotis and Katina Paxinou. Career. Her stage debut was in the Marika Kotopouli theatre in the French comedy, La belle Heléne, with Melina Mercouri and Vasilis Diamantopoulos. In 1955, Karezi made her cinema debut in the Alekos Sakellarios' comedy, Laterna, ftoheia kai filotimo in 1955, a massive success just like its sequel, Laterna, ftoheia kai garyfallo in 1957. For the soundtrack of the 1959 film To nisi ton genneon she recorded a song by future Academy Award-winner Manos Hadjidakis, "Min ton rotas ton ourano" ("Do not ask the sky").Her career flourished in the 1960s, when she headed her own theater troupe in 1961 and starred in some of the most classic movies of the Greek cinema, like Lola (1964), Mia trelli ... trelli oikogeneia (1965), Tzeni-Tzeni (1966), and Kontserto gia polyvola (1967). Her greatest film success was Ta kokkina fanaria (The Red Lanterns; 1963), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Her last film appearance was in Aristophanes' Lysistrata (1972). Over the following decade, she continued to produce and star in such stage classics as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Medea and Electra. She appeared for the last time in theatre in 1990 in Loula Anagnostaki's play, Diamonds and the blues; suffering from terminal breast cancer, she was in great pain and had to leave the show. Personal life. In May 1962 Karezi wed a journalist, Zahos Hadjifotiou, but this marriage ended in divorce two years later. In 1967, during the filming of Kontserto gia polyvola, she met Kostas Kazakos, with whom she had her only child, Konstantinos Kazakos. They formed a popular duo and Karezi's repertoire shifted to more sophisticated and intellectual plays. They were led to prison where they spent several nights due to the play To megalo mas tsirko (Our Big Circus) in 1973, which insulted the Greek dictatorship (1967–74).
Películas y Series de TV
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Love and Blood
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A Knight for Vasoula
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A Bullet Through the Heart
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A Great Love
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Lila Vasileiou, who has recently graduated as a civil engineer, undertakes an exceptionally serious position, that of managing a technical company. In the beginning, she sees men only as her colleague...
Dinos (Dinos Iliopoulos) works in a coffee shop and has a passion for crime novels. Hristina or Christina (Tzeni Karezi) shares the same passion with her brother Dinos and is convinced that she has tr...
The Young Lady's Fool
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Randevou stin Kerkyra
A womanizing lawyer spends his holidays in mother's hotel in Corfu. What they do not know is that he has set up an entire trap by his mother and Lanitis entrepreneur, to finally learn what true love. ...
The Island of the Brave
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Snow White and the 7 Old Boys
Alexia is a young woman who comes from the countryside and is in love with a rich man, Paris, who is studying abroad. Her stepmother treats her cruelly and forces her to escape from home. Alexia finds...
She's a Lunatic
Jenny is a real crazy girl. Latest feat is an ad that asks for work, convenient to young and unmarried entrepreneur office Candidate bosses and lovers arrived at her house. But this by accepting only ...
One Street Organ, One Life
An organ grinder (Orestis Makris) loses his wife from complications during birth. Distraught by her death, he refuses to take care of the baby and gives it to a family (Lavrentis Dianellos and Nitsa T...
The Lagoon of Desire
Greece's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1957.
Laterna, ftoheia kai garyfallo
Trouble for Fathers
George finished his studies and returned to Greece and his father, Anthony Delistavrou, assigned to the plant in order himself to live his life. He thinks it has conquered Rena, which, however, is a f...
The Auntie from Chicago
Aunt Calliopi returns to Greece from Chicago after 30 years and plans to marry off her nieces.