RETURNApostolos Avdis

Apostolos Avdis

He was born in Athens on 01/01/1903. He studied for a short time at the Theology Department of the University of Athens and immediately enrolled at the Cadet School. Soon after, he gave it all up and appeared in the theatre in 1929 with the role of Canellatos in the play Pericle’s Death by Dimitrios Koromilas with the Kanellopoulos Troupe. He then studied at the Drama School of the Athens Conservatoire. From 1937 to 1952 he participated in many important performances of the National Theatre alongside leading protagonists. In cinema he appeared in the following three films: The Other (1952), We have to marry them off (1953), Poverty and Aristocracy - better known as Stournara 288 street (1959). In this third and last film of his, he played MP Kalohaireta. A characteristic and topical role that, with his captivating interpretation, earned him the admiration of the audience, but also the path to immortality. At the Greek National Opera, he appeared in Die lustige Witwe, interpreting the role of Njegus (1959). He died on 01/01/1960, in Athens, at the age of 57. // Last update of the biography: October 2023 - The list of the productions bellow is complete.