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Costas Hajihristos (Greek: Κώστας Χατζηχρήστος, 1921 - October 3, 2001) was a Greek actor.



Biography

He was born in Thessaloniki to a large family, which later moved to Pagkrati.

The young Kostas studied mainly at the Military School in Syros and finished his studies in Kavala. He worked in a variety at the Missouri Theatre in Piraeus and at the Nitsa Gaitanaki company where he plauyed the Stravoxylo by Psathas. From 1945 until 1948, he worked in an operetta company owned by Paraskevas Oikonomou and appeared in the Pefka variety with Oikonomidis and Oasia with M. Traiforos. In 1949-50, he councilled the Koula Nikolaidou's musical company at the Verdun theatre at Alexandras Ave.

At the Verdun, Hajihristos acted for his first time in his successful run in the role of a Gypsy Thymios, a role which was taken by his brother of his wife Kostas Nikolaidis, the writing trio Nikolaidis-Eleftheriou-Lymberopoulos. From 1955 until 1955 at the Peroquet sponsoured by Coca-Cola with Yialama-Thisviou-Pretenderis, praised himself and the idyllic with Diridawa?. They married and raised a daughter. His marriage went to an end in 1975 and Kaiti Oikonomou in which Diridawa died on February 1996.

At the cinema, Hajihristos first appeared in the movie The Tower of the Horses in 1953 with Giorgos Asimakopoulos and Tsiforos. Parallel, he made several success even at the theater. One of his greatest success in his career was in the Anthropos poy yirise apo ta piata (A Man Who Came Back From the Plates) which appeared during the winter of 1968-69 with co-companies of Anna Fonsou and Dionysis Papayiannopoulos. He also produced three movies and directed eight.

His theatrical direction went on smoothly until 1983. After a long period of absence he returned into the 1994-95 era and played for the village at the Hajihristo Theatre in the Panepistimiou and Ippokratous Streets stoa with the inspection of Den ixeres, de rotages and next year, he ran with Giorgos Pantzas in the K. Papapetrou work Trelathika kai sothika. His difficult years begun when his third wife, Eleni Pantazi died at the age of 42. He died suffering from economic problems.

Filmography

Film
Year Film Transliteraion and translation
1952 The Tower of the Horses Ο πύργος των ιπποτών
O pyrgos ton ippoton
1958 The Smart Bird Το έξυπνο πουλί
To exypno pouli
1959 Long Live the Poor Children Να ζήσουν τα φτωχόπαιδα
Na zissoun ta ftohopaida
1959 Ilias XVI Ο Ηλίας του 16ου
O Ilias tou 160u
1964 I Soferina Η Σωφερίνα
1965 Praktores 005 enantion Chrysopodarou Πράκτορες 005 εναντίον Χρυσοπόδαρου
- The 3 Detectives Οι 3 ντετέκτιβς
I 3 detektivs (detectives)
- A Holiday in Kolopetinitsa | Διακοπές στην Κολοπετινίτσα
Diakopes stin Kolopetinitsa]]
- Ta kothonia tou Syntagmatos Τα κωθώνια του Συντάγματος
- Gerakina (Falcons) Γερακίνα
- Dimos From Trikala Ο Δήμος από τα Τρίκαλα
O Dimos apo ta Trikala
- 'Laos kai Kolonaki Λαός και Κολωνάκι
- Ti kanei o anthropos gia na zisei Τι κάνει ο άνθρωπος για να ζήσει
- O kyrios pterarchos Ο κύριος πτέραρχος
Master Wingmaster

External links

Costas Hajihristos at the Internet Movie Database

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