Stathis Psaltis Dies at 66 to Lung Cancer PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 April 2017 10:30
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The legendary and hilarious Greek actor, Stathis Psaltis, was being hospitalized and in critical condition suffering from inoperable lung cancer, with doctors saying that only a miracle could save his life.

THE LEGENDARY GREEK COMEDY ICON STATHIS PSALTIS HAS DIED AT 66. 

Over the past few days, Psaltis has been at Agios Savvas Hospital for cancer patients, literally fighting for his life, as most of the time he loses consciousness, doctors say.

The actor, who was born February 27, 1951 in Velo, Korinthia, became famous for his 1980s comedy movies that coincided with the time of the VHS video craze of the decade. He starred in many films and television series, while also following a lucrative career in comedy theater.

Millions of Greeks worldwide that grew up in the 80's and 90's, have fun memories watching Stathis Psaltis on VHS with family. Even today, the Stathis Psaltis movies are timeless and classic.

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At the age of 11, his family moved to Athens, in the Aigaleo neighbourhood and Psaltis attended the acting school of Kostis Michailidis. Stathis Psaltis has also received a Law degree from the University of Athens.

His 1980s movies became insanely popular, still enjoying cult status in the 2010s. He had great success in movies such as “Kamikazi agapi mou,” “Troxonomos Varvara,” “Ta kamakia,” “Vasika Kalispera sas,” “Kai o protos matakias,” “Trellos eimai oti thelo kano,” “Ela na agapithoume darling,” “Mantepse ti kano ta vradia” and many more.

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