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Melina Mercouri

Born on October 18, 1923 in Athens, Greece
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Vibrant, intensely free-spirited Greek actress Melina Mercouri was the daughter of a prominent Athenian politician. Much against the desires of her parents, she became an actress in her teens, enrolling in the National Theater of Greece and entering ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1970 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama La Promesse de L'Aube Nominated
1964 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Topkapi Nominated
1962 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Phaedra Nominated
1960 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actress Never on Sunday Nominated
1960 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Never on Sunday Won


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