George Savalas bio

Birth Name: George Demosthenes Savalas

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: December 5, 1924

Date Of Death: October 2, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

George Savalas was born on the 5th of December, 1924. He was known for being a TV Actor. Greek-American actor who is widely regarded for his starring role of Sergeant Stavros on the series Kojak.

George Savalas was born in New York. He served in the Pacific War for a time as a member of the United States Navy as a gunner and would later study drama at Columbia University. He was also a stage actor and acting instructor who appeared in several films.

George Savalas was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Savalas was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

George Demosthenes Savalas is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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George Savalas’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on George Savalas’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, George Savalas kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

George Savalas was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: George Demosthenes Savalas
RELIGION: Greek Orthodox
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: George Savalas was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: George Savalas was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: George Savalas had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

George Savalas’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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