Ellie Lambeti (Ellie Loukou)
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BiographyVillia Attikis, Greece
She studied theatre at Marika Kotopouli's drama school. She worked with Karolos Koun Art Theatre. She played at "Blood Wedding" (Federico García Lorca) and "The glass Menagerie" (Tennessee Williams)in the late forties. She also worked with Mrs Katerina (famous Greek actress at that time) and with Costas Moussourisgroup in the early fifties. In the mid fifties she created a group with two Greek actors, Takis Horn and Takis Pappas. In the sixties she gave unforgettable performances with her own group. One of these performances was "A streetcar named desire" where she played Blanche du Bois. Read more... cancer. Although she was seriously ill, she continued to appear on stage until 1982 (one year before her death). Her last appearance was as Sarah in a play which is widely known from the movie Children of a Lesser God (1986). At that time she no voice at all, the cancer having deprived her of it.