Beloved Greek actor Ilias Logothetis passes away aged 85

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On Wednesday, February 28, the theatre and film industry mourned the loss of the renowned actor Ilias Logothetis, who passed away at the age of 85.

Logothetis was married to actress Maria Zacharis, and had a son Alexandros Logothetis, who aims to continue his father’s legacy in the acting realm.

His passing was announced by Alexandros, who shared a message on social media, writing “Goodbye blue eyes.”

Elias Logothetis
Ilias Logothetis has passed away. Photo: Protothema.gr.

Logothetis was known for having quite the successful career, where he initially started with opera before finding his calling in acting.

In his early days, he studied at the Panteion University, and was a graduate of the Political Science Department and he was known for being heavily involved in the renowned Karolos Koun Art Theatre, where he graduated in 1967.

He then went on to make his silver screen debut in 1970 with the film “Babylonia.”

Throughout his career, Logothetis collaborated with big names in the industry including Yannis Fertis-Xenia Kalogeropoulou, Kakia Analitis-Kosta Rigopoulos, Nikos Xanthopoulos, Thanasis Vengos, Angelos Antonopoulos-Miranta Kounelakis, Spyros Evaggelatos Amphitheatre, and many others.

Source: Protothema.gr.

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