Greek Actress Zoe Fytousi Passes Away at 83

Famous actress, singer and poet Zoe Fytousi passed away on Sunday at the age of 83. She has been suffering from serious health problems over the past few years.

Zoe Fytousi was born in Athens on September 4, 1933, with her family hailing from Chios. She grew up, studied, worked and lived in Athens all her life.

The actress appeared in many Greek movies, television shows and stage plays until late in her life. She had performed songs by many great Greek composers. Her great success was the song “Bring me a mandolin” by Mikis Theodorakis.

Fytousi was also a talented writer and published several books of poetry and educational books as well. Her poem “No one but anyone” was awarded and included in the Anthologia di poeti Italiani e Greci, Academia Internationale di Propaganda Culturale, 1996. She collaborated with the Greek Education Ministry for the publication of “Student Works.”