Greek Actor Christos Simardanis Dies at 61

Popular Greek actor Christos Simardanis has died at the age of 61.

Simardanis starred in numerous Greek TV series and movies over the last decades.

His voice was instantly recognizable as he did many adverts for Greek TV and was also an announcer for MEGA TV.

Since 1985 he starred in popular TV series such as “The Life of Attik”, “Petrina Chronia”, “The Nanny” and a number of Greek films such as “Safe Sex” and “Elias of the 16th”.

Simardanis was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and lived there until he was six years old.

He studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, before returning to Greece for a long career in the Greek media and cinema.

Simardanis talks about his career during a recent interview. Video in Greek