Nikos Papatakis

Nikos Papatakis

Greek Film Director
Born Jul 19, 1918

Nikos Papatakis, was a Greek film director.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nikos Papatakis.


1918 Birth Born on July 5, 1918.


1939 21 Years Old He was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and spent his early years between Ethiopia and Greece. In 1939 he established himself in Paris and worked as an extra in films. … Read More


1951 33 Years Old He was married to actress Anouk Aimée from 1951 to 1954 and from whom he had a daughter, Manuela Papatakis, born in 1951.
1957 39 Years Old In 1957, he moved to New York City, met John Cassavetes, and became co-producer of Cassavetes' Shadows (1959).


1963 45 Years Old In 1963, his first film, Les Abysses, enjoyed a "Succès de scandale" and was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival which refused to show it. … Read More
1967 49 Years Old 1 More Event
He was then married to actress Olga Karlatos from 1967 to 1982, from whom he had a son, Serge Papatakis, born in 1967.


1987 69 Years Old He returned to film in 1987 with a film in Greek, I Photografia (The Photograph). … Read More
2010 93 Years Old He died in Paris on December 17, 2010. … Read More
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