Thymios Karakatsanis

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Thymios Karakatsanis
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Born(1940-12-08)8 December 1940
Piraeus, Greece
Died30 June 2012(2012-06-30) (aged 71)
Athens, Greece
Years active1963–present

Thymios Karakatsanis (Piraeus, 8 December 1940 – Athens, 30 June 2012) was a Greek actor with a notable career in theatre. He was born in Piraeus on 8 December 1940. [1] [2] He studied at Art Theatre of Karolos Koun. [1] His first professional role was in the play Thyrida of Tardieu in 1963. [2] He appeared in a few films but he became well known mainly from his roles in the plays of Aristophanes. He played the role of Lysistrata three times. [2] He appeared frequently at theatre of Ancient Epidavros. In 1978, he founded the group New Greek Stage and he presented famous plays, starting with the play Von Dimitrakis of Dimitris Psathas. [2] In 1987 he won a theatre award for his role in Death of a Salesman of Arthur Miller. [2] In the same period he also worked as a radio presenter. The play Death of a Salesman was his last role. He died on 30 June 2012 at the age of 72 years. [1]





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  3. Review of The Frogs in the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus: «Thymios Karakatsanis (Dionysus) and Kostas Triantafyllopoulos (Xanthias) in The Frogs». Eleftherotypia newspaper, 6 July 1990 (in Greek).