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Also Known As: Katina Constantopoulos Died: February 22, 1973
Born: December 17, 1900 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Greece Profession: actor, composer, opera singer, play translator

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One of Greece's most beloved and respected actresses, Katina Paxinou had a brief but illustrious career in American films of the 1940s.

One of Greece's most beloved and respected actresses, Katina Paxinou had a brief but illustrious career in American films of the 1940s.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Zita (1968) Aunt Zita
2.
 Mr. Arkadin (1962) Sophie
3.
 Rocco and His Brothers (1961) Rosaria Parondi
4.
 The Miracle (1959) La Roca
5.
 Prince of Foxes (1949) Mona Zoppo
6.
 Uncle Silas (1947) Mme De La Rougierre
7.
 Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) Christine Mannon
8.
 Confidential Agent (1945) Mrs. Melandez
9.
 For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Pilar
10.
 Hostages (1943) Marie
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1920:
Stage debut, singing in opera "Beatrice"
1929:
Switched from singing to straight acting
:
Moved to US during WWII
1942:
Made US debut on Broadway in "Hedda Gabler"
1943:
Made US film debut in "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
1962:
Returned to Greece
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Education

Geneva Conservatoire di Musique: -

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husband:
Alexis Minotis. Actor. Born 1906, died November 11, 1990; married Paxinou during WWII.

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