Thanasis Veggos

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About Thanasis Veggos Thanasis Veggos or Vengos , was born in May 1927 in Piraeus, is a Greek actor. He made his debut in 1952. His first major role was in 1962's Psila ta heria Hitler ("Hands Up, Hitler"). He often plays everyman characters struggling to get by, but he has also done anti-heros, pure dramas, and on stage has acted in Aristophanes' comedies. His characters are often named Thanassis. He often works with director Giorgos Lazaridis. A documentary of his life, which translates as A Man for All Seasons, was made in 2004. He always did his scenes without using a stunt even for the most dangerous ones, like hanging with a single rope from a balcony, or walking through a glass door.During the "Golden Sixties" of the Greek film industry he made the most famous of his films like the sequel of Secret Agent 000 ,Papatrehas ,Enas trellos Vengos and many others.Most of them by his own company Θ-Β comedy films (Tainies Geliou) On a personal level he was exiled from 1948 to 1950 for political reasons. On Makronisos he met director Nikos Koundouros who was also exiled there. Koundouros later gave him his debut movie role in Magiki polis (1955). In 2000 his car crashed into a train, but he survived. He later did safety advertisements on the matter. Veggos is married and has two children.

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