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Katina Paxinou Net Worth

Katina Paxinou Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Katina Paxinou Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Katina Paxinou was born in 1900, in Piraeus, Greece. She first appeared on stage in 1928, in an Athens production of Henry Bataille's "La femme nue". In the early 1930's she was one of the founding members of the National Theatre of Greece (previously named Royal Theatre) and performed several major roles in Sophocles' "Electra", Henrik Ibsen's "...
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Date Of BirthDecember 17, 1900
Died1973-02-22
Place Of BirthPiraeus, Athens, Greece
ProfessionActress
SpouseIoannis Paxinos(; children)
Star SignSagittarius
#Quote
1[explaining to Paramount executives why she should be cast, as she later was, in 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'] I come from generations of guerrillas. My grandmother learned her ABCs from a guerrilla chieftain in a cave. I know that Pilar. I know her well.
#Fact
1Was the 21st actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) at The 16th Academy Awards on March 2, 1944.
2She and her husband, stage director/actor Alexis Minotis, were generally considered the great couple of Greek theatre. Their greatest fame came after their return to Greece from Hollywood in the 50s when they rejoined the National Theatre of Greece and gave some of their greatest performances in acclaimed productions such as "Hecuba", "Oedipus Rex" and "Medea" both in Greece and abroad.
3Was in consideration for the role of Mama Hanson in I Remember Mama (1948) but Irene Dunne, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
4First non-American actress to win an Oscar for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" and at her first screen appearance.
5Grandmother of Alexandros Antonopoulos

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Miracle1959La Roca
World Theatre1959TV Mini-SeriesMother
Mr. Arkadin1955Sophie
Socrates' Wife1953TV MovieXanthippe
Chesterfield Presents1952TV Series
Prince of Foxes1949Mona Constanza Zoppo
Mourning Becomes Electra1947Christine Mannon
The Inheritance1947Madame de la Rougierre
Confidential Agent1945Mrs. Melandez
Hostages1943Maria
For Whom the Bell Tolls1943Pilar
The Martlet's Tale1970Orsetta
The Name of the Game1970TV SeriesFilomena
Un été sauvage1970Marya
BBC Play of the Month1968TV SeriesAgatha Payne
Zita1968Aunt Zita
To nisi tis Afroditis1965/ILambrini
Morte di un bandito1961Silvia
Rocco and His Brothers1960Rosaria Parondi
Father Knows Best1960TV SeriesMama

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Stage to Three1964Documentary shortHerself
Monitor1961TV Series documentaryHerself
Paxinou in Athens1959TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Immortal Land1958Documentary shortNarrator (voice)
En direct de...1956TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paraskinio2001TV Series documentaryHerself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 1651 Vine Street.
1944OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleFor Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
1944Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting ActressFor Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1943NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressFor Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

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