Melina Mercouri bio

Birth Name: Maria Amalia Mercouris

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Athens

Date Of Birth: October18, 1920

Date Of Death: March 6, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Greek

Melina Mercouri was born on the 18th of October, 1920. She was best known for being a Movie Actress. Never on Sunday star who became Greek Minister of Culture. She has been nominated for multiple Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards.

Melina Mercouri was born in Athens. She studied at Greece’s National Theatre’s Drama School. She became politically active in Greece after her fame on the silver screen exploded.

Melina Mercouri was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Melina Mercouri 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.

Maria Amalia Mercouris 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".


Melina’s Maria Amalia Mercouris attended The National Academy of Theatre.


Melina Mercouri’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Melina Mercouri’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Melina Mercouri kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Melina Mercouri was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Maria Amalia Mercouris
NICKNAME:Maria Amalia Mercouris, Melina Mercouri
RELIGION:Greek Orthodox



Zodiac Sign: Melina Mercouri was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Melina Mercouri was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Melina Mercouri had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Melina Mercouri’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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