Actress and Singer

Irene Papas

  • Sep 03, 1926 (age 94)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2011
Un bambino di nome Gesù
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MovieJun 30, 2011

Un bambino di nome Gesù

The film attempts to fill in the …
The film attempts to fill in the "missing years" of Jesus, from ages 3 through 12. When King Herod orders that all Hebrew male children under the age of three be slain, Joseph moves his ...
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2005
Sings Mikis Theodorakis
AlbumApr 18, 2005

Sings Mikis Theodorakis

Sings Mikis Theodorakis released.
SongApr 18, 2005

In the Orchards
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2003
A Talking Picture
MovieAug 31, 2003

A Talking Picture

A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a …
A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter about myth, history, religion, and wars. Men approach her; she's cool, on her way to her husband in Bombay. After Cairo, for two evenings divided by a stop in Aden, the captain charms three successful, famous (and childless) women, who talk with wit and intellect, each understanding the others' native tongue, a European union. The captain asks mother and child to join them. He gives the girl a gift. Helena sings. Life can be sweet.
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2001
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
MovieApr 19, 2001

Captain Corelli's Mandolin

When a fisherman leaves to …
When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.
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1998
Yerma
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MovieSep 25, 1998

Yerma

Yerma wants a child but with her dispassionate husband have …
Yerma wants a child but with her dispassionate husband have failed to conceive. On the other hand , Victor courts her but the sense of caste and honor prevent from surrendering to him.
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1994
Jacob
MovieDec 4, 1994

Jacob

In the foreign land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with …
In the foreign land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless ...
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1992
Up, Down and Sideways
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MovieDec 1, 1992

Up, Down and Sideways

A parody of the life in Athens …
A parody of the life in Athens of the 90ies where a widow and her son get entangled in crazy situations.
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1989
Island
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MovieSep 10, 1989

Island

A formerly rich Czech-Australian emigrant comes to a tiny, …
A formerly rich Czech-Australian emigrant comes to a tiny, poor and sleepy Greek Island to rethink her life. Suprisingly she develops a sincere relationship with two other women who each in...
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Le banquet
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MovieJul 27, 1989

Le banquet

At house of Agathon get together many intellectuals and …
At house of Agathon get together many intellectuals and philosophers, including Socrates, to discuss the theme of love and sex: each of them intervenes to support its argument dialogical rules, within the context symposial.
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Best Actress in a Leading Role
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Nomination1989

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Nominated for "Island".
AACTA Award
1987
High Season
MovieSep 1, 1987

High Season

Its summer time on a gorgeous Greek island, which means it …
Its summer time on a gorgeous Greek island, which means it is tourist season. Although local photographer Katherine dislikes the onslaught of the seasonal visitor invasion of her peaceful home, this year she has much greater issues. For starters she is broke; her best friend and confidant, a British art expert, may very well be a Russian spy; her ex-husband is a philandering playboy; and the timid English tourist Branagh on his second honeymoon is actually pursing her.
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold
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MovieMay 8, 1987

Chronicle of a Death Foretold

In a small village in Latin …
In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor of their young sister, Angela. It's the way and custom of the country. Nothing and nobody would have prevent it. It was a foretold death . Let see how and why.
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Sweet Country
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MovieJan 23, 1987

Sweet Country

Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. …
Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on the eve of the military takeover of 1973, Anna is livid...and this is made worse by the fact that Eva, the ex-personal assistant to Allende's wife, has been arrested by the soldiers of the new Pinochet regime and taken into custody where she is emotionally and sexually defiled. She is released, only to be further harassed by one of her arresting officers, Raoul, who poses as her protector but wishes to rape her. Meanwhile, Anna becomes involved with a Canadian journalist named Paul, who is compiling information for an extensive journalistic treatment of the coup. Anna and Ben organize an escape for Eva, over the walls of a convent to the safety of an embassy.
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1985
The Assisi Underground
MovieMay 3, 1985

The Assisi Underground

This film sheds light on the …
This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.
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Into the Night
MovieFeb 22, 1985

Into the Night

Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his …
Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him, and his job is dull. One night, he starts to drive through Los Angeles, and he finally ends in the parking garage of Los Angeles International Airport. Moments later, a beautiful young lady jumps onto his bonnet and he finds himself being chased by four Iranians. What follows is a wild chase through the streets of Los Angeles, and a very funny one too.
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1983
Eréndira
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MovieMay 15, 1983

Eréndira

While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical …
While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in order to extract restitution from the girl, forces her into prostitution. Erendira's surreal mystical experiences continue while her grandmother grows rich from exploiting her.
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1980
Lion of the Desert
MovieDec 19, 1980

Lion of the Desert

In Fascist Italy pre-World War II, the cruel General Rodolfo …
In Fascist Italy pre-World War II, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Benito Mussolini to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab nation. However, his troops are frequently defeated by the national leader Omar Mukhtar and his army of Bedouins. But the Butcher of Ethiopia and Libya uses a dirty war against the natives, slaughtering women, children, and aged people, to subdue Mukhtar.
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1979
Un'ombra nell'ombra
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MovieOct 29, 1979

Un'ombra nell'ombra

Four women make a pact with the Devil. The 13-year-old …
Four women make a pact with the Devil. The 13-year-old daughter of one of them has begun to shown signs of a dark nature which causes preoccupation and somewhat regret on her mother.
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Bloodline
MovieJun 29, 1979

Bloodline

When her father is murdered, a pharmaceutical heiress …
When her father is murdered, a pharmaceutical heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
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Christ Stopped at Eboli
MovieFeb 22, 1979

Christ Stopped at Eboli

A doctor in Fascist Italy is …
A doctor in Fascist Italy is exiled to a remote village for his political views.
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1977
Iphigenia
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MovieMay 14, 1977

Iphigenia

The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the …
The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter Iphigenia.
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1976
The Message
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MovieJul 30, 1976

The Message

This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times …
This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history.
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1974
Moses the Lawgiver
MovieDec 22, 1974

Moses the Lawgiver

Moses the Lawgiver, transmitted in 1973 and 1974, is a 6-hour …
Moses the Lawgiver, transmitted in 1973 and 1974, is a 6-hour Italian / British television miniseries which starred Burt Lancaster as Moses. It was an ITC/RAI co-production, filmed in Rome and on location in Israel and Morocco.
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Bambina
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MovieJul 17, 1974

Bambina

In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to …
In order to convince Raimonda, a wealthy noble woman, to finance his project for a holiday resort, Saverio, a lawyer gets engaged to Clotilde, her mentally-disturbed and sex-obsessed adolescent daughter. He plans to have her kidnapped and raped by an accomplice so she won't be a virgin anymore and he'll have an excuse to get out of the impending marriage. But what he doesn't plan is to fall in love with the girl.
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1972
Don't Torture a Duckling
MovieSep 29, 1972

Don't Torture a Duckling

A reporter and a …
A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town rife with superstition and a distrust of outsiders.
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1971
Roma Bene
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MovieOct 8, 1971

Roma Bene

The classic scene of the upper middle-class in Rome: a …
The classic scene of the upper middle-class in Rome: a duchess, the industrial husband and the many apparently respectable characters.
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Oasis of Fear
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MovieAug 18, 1971

Oasis of Fear

Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon …
Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman.
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The Trojan Women
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MovieMay 1, 1971

The Trojan Women

The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of …
The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.
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Best Actress
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Award1971

Best Actress

Won award for "The Trojan Women".
National Board of Review Award
1969
Anne of the Thousand Days
MovieDec 18, 1969

Anne of the Thousand Days

King Henry VIII of England …
King Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Catharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
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A Dream of Kings
MovieDec 15, 1969

A Dream of Kings

A Greek American father of a dying boy decides to take his son …
A Greek American father of a dying boy decides to take his son to Greece to breathe the clean air of his ancestors, in an attempt to save the boy's life. However, money is a problem.
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Z
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MovieFeb 26, 1969

Z

In a military-led country, a pacifist organization, which supports …
In a military-led country, a pacifist organization, which supports the opposition party in the government, is planning on holding an anti-military rally. The organization's leader is scheduled to arrive the day of the rally, amid reports of an assassinating plot.Thrown into the mix is a photojournalist who's looking for the truth.
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1968
The Brotherhood
MovieDec 1, 1968

The Brotherhood

The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army …
The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother ...
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L'Odissea
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TV ShowMar 24, 1968

L'Odissea

L'Odissea was a European TV miniseries broadcast on RAI …
L'Odissea was a European TV miniseries broadcast on RAI (Italian state TV) in 1968 and based on Homer's Odyssey. An Italian, Yugoslavian, German and French (Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française) coproduction, it was directed by Franco Rossi, assisted by Piero Schivazappa and Mario Bava; the cast included Bekim Fehmiu as Ulysses and Irene Papas as Penelope, Samson Burke as the Cyclops, as well as Barbara Bach as Nausicaa, and Gérard Herter (of Caltiki fame). The movie is considered by several critics a masterpiece representation of the ancient world.
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1967
Beyond the Mountains
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MovieMar 26, 1967

Beyond the Mountains

In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their …
In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their only escape route is through the impossible mountains of Afghanistan and the KGB is on their tail.
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We Still Kill the Old Way
MovieFeb 22, 1967

We Still Kill the Old Way

A leftist professor wants the …
A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it.
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1964
Zorba the Greek
MovieDec 14, 1964

Zorba the Greek

An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of …
An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
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The Moon-Spinners
MovieJul 2, 1964

The Moon-Spinners

British musicologist Frances Ferris and her late teen niece Nicky …
British musicologist Frances Ferris and her late teen niece Nicky Ferris are traveling through Crete recording Greek folk songs for the BBC. In the usually quiet coastal town of Aghios Georgios, they manage to get a room at an inn called the Moon-Spinners, despite the people at the inn being busy preparing for a wedding, and no one there, except Alexis, the young teen son of the proprietress Sophia, he who is fond of spouting current popular Americanisms in his slightly broken English, seeming to want them there. Frances and Nicky learn from Alexis that the unwelcoming feeling is all because of his maternal Uncle Stratos, who has become a man suspicious of anyone ever since his recent return from London after being away for fifteen years. Beyond those there for the wedding, the only other guest at the inn is a young Englishman named Mark Camford, who they befriend. Nicky is too preoccupied with her own suspicions and mistrust of Stratos truly to see that there is something more sinister in the feelings between Stratos and Mark. Although they don't say anything to each other directly on the matter, Stratos knows why Mark is in Aghios Georgios and is always skin diving in the nearby Bay of Dolphins, and Mark knows that Stratos and by association his other nephew Lambis will be after him if he gets too close to what they have hidden in the bay before their intended method of disposal. By getting close to Mark, Nicky may unwittingly get caught up in what is the very dangerous and potentially life threatening game of cat-and-mouse between Stratos and Mark.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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Electra
MovieMay 1, 1962

Electra

Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown …
Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
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1961
Antigone
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MovieJun 1, 1961

Antigone

In the Ancient Greek city of Thebes, King Oedipus killed …
In the Ancient Greek city of Thebes, King Oedipus killed his father and married his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polynieces - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus died a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eyes, and Eteocles agreed to reign in Thebes in alternating years with Polynieces. However, Eteocles refuses to resign after the first year and Polynieces is exiled. Polynieces raises an army and attacks Thebes, and the two brothers kill each other. Crean, the new ruler of Thebes Creon decrees that Eteocles should have an honorable burial while the body of the traitor Polynieces should be left on the battlefield to be eaten by jackals and vultures. However, Antigone, who was betrothed to Creon's surviving son Haemon, defies Creon's orders and buries her brother. When Creon is reported of the attitude of Antigone, he sentences her to be sealed in a tomb alive. Antigone hangs herself in the tomb and Haemon tries to kill his father first and then he kills himself with his sword. When Creon's wife Eurydice is informed of the death of her son, she also commits suicide, leaving Creon alone.
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The Guns of Navarone
MovieApr 27, 1961

The Guns of Navarone

A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and …
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
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1956
Tribute to a Bad Man
MovieMar 30, 1956

Tribute to a Bad Man

With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs …
With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly.
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1954
Attila
MovieDec 27, 1954

Attila

Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the …
Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself.
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Theodora, Slave Empress
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MovieJul 2, 1954

Theodora, Slave Empress

Teodora, a Roman courtesan …
Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. ...
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1953
The Man from Cairo
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MovieSep 3, 1953

The Man from Cairo

"The Man from Cairo", a Michaeldavid production for …
"The Man from Cairo", a Michaeldavid production for distribution by Lippert, with Ray Enright the only credited director on the film print, finds Mike Canelli, the man from Cairo, nosing around Algiers with mystery surrounding the people he meets and the things he does and has done to him, all deriving from the war-time theft of $100,000,000 in gold which lies somewhere in the adjacent desert. People representing many nationalities and reasons are also seeking the gold. It boils down to a battle between Canelli and the original looter aboard a speeding train.
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The Unfaithfuls
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MovieJan 23, 1953

The Unfaithfuls

An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes …
An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce and marry the model he's fallen in love with. This leads to a series of ...
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1943
Alkis Papas
Marriage1943

Alkis Papas

Alkis Papas was born in 1922. He is a writer and actor, known …
Alkis Papas was born in 1922. He is a writer and actor, known for Psit... koritsia! (1959), Pikro psomi (1951) and I efoplistina (1971).
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1926
Irene Papas
BirthSeptember 1926

Irene Papas

Irene Papas was born.
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