Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas bio

Birth Name: Aristotelis Savalas

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Long Island

Date Of Birth: January 21, 1922

Date Of Death: January 22, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Telly Savalas was born on the 21st of January, 1922. He was known for being a Movie Actor. Bald actor who portrayed detective Kojak on TV and played a major role in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. His other notable films include The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Young Savages, and The Dirty Dozen.

Telly Savalas was born in Long Island. He worked as an executive director and senior director at ABC News before becoming an actor. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Birdman of Alcatraz.

Telly Savalas was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Telly 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.

Aristotelis 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".


Telly’s Aristotelis Savalas attended Sewaneka High School, Floral Park, NY and Columbia University for Psychology.


Telly 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 Telly Savalas’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Telly Savalas was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Aristotelis Savalas
NICKNAME: Golden Greek, Telly Savalas
RELIGION: Greek Orthodox
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Telly Savalas was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Telly Savalas was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Telly Savalas had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Telly Savalas’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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