Veteran Greek Actress, Irene Papas, dies at 96

Veteran Greek Actress, Irene Papas, dies at 96

Irene Papas was a Greek actress and singer who has worked in excess of 70 films in a career spanning more than 50 years.

She is of one the prominent names in the entertainment world. She has now departed to the high heavens above.

How Did Irene Papas Die?

In the year 2013, she began to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Later the legendary Greek actress died on 14 September 2022, while spending her final years in Chiliomodi.

The actual cause of death has not been confirmed as of now.

Irene Papas Age, Family, Early Life

She was born on 3 September 1926 in Chiliomodi, Corinthian, Greece. She died at the ripe old age of 96. Irene is the daughter of her mother, Eleni Prevezanou who was a schoolteacher, and her father, Stavros Leeks who teaches classical drama at the Sofikós School in Corinth.

irene papas family

She has also recalled that she was always acting as a child, making dolls out of rags and sticks;

Irene Papas Husband, Her Relationship

In the year of 1947, the lovely Greek actress married the film director Alkis Papas and went too divorced in 1951. Later In 1954, she met the actor Marlon Brando and they had a long love affair, which they kept secret several times.

Irene Papas Net Worth? How Much Did she Earn?

Her net worth figure is under wraps.

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Irene Papas Educational Details

Talking about her education; Irene Papas was enrolled in the Royal School of Dramatic Art in Athens while taking classes in dance and singing.

Irene Papas Career, What was her profession?

Irene Papas got worldwide recognition through such popular award-winning movies as The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, and Z. Her films also include The Trojan Women and Iphigenia. She has also played the main role in Antigone and Electra. 

Later she went to win the Best Actress awards at the Berlin International Film Festival for Antigone and from the National Board of Review for The Trojan Women. Her career and signature awards include the Golden Arrow Award at Hamptons International Film Festival and the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Biennale

Is She Active on the Social Media Sites?

She is not active on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

Physical Appearance of Irene Papas’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Eye colorNot Available
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Irene Papas’s Height, Weight should be known

Zodiac signVirgo
Relationship StatusNot Available