Stratos Tzortzoglou

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Stratos Tzortzoglou (Georgioglou). Stratos is one of Greece's most famous actors who was discovered by the director Karolos Koun in 1987.

ACCOLADES
He has received accolades from numerous industry legends including :

INGMAR BERGMAN(nine-time Academy Award nominee) compared "Stratos to a stradivarius violin adding that the great actors are great instruments".

JIM GIANOPULOS (chairman of 20th Century Fox) : "Stratos is destined for great things".

ELIA KAZAN (3 Academy awards) "compared Stratos to Warren Beatty".

THEO ANGELOPOULOS (Palm D 'Or in Cannes Film Festival)"Stratos can absorb everything,turning them to an advantage".

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS (5 time Academy Award nominee)"Stratos is that rare phenomenon,a "natural"who combines striking good look with that special brand of talent which blends a fiery temperament with easy personal charm".

JULES DASSIN (Academy Award -nominated , Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for Rififi )."Stratos'Biff Loman was the most passionate Biff I 've ever seen"

OLYMPIA DUKAKIS(Oscar Winning Actress) "Stratos has a lot to offer to the American film industry in his unique sense of acting,combing talent,intuition,passion and determination".

REVIEWS
New York Times :"Orestes,whom Stratos Tzortzoglou imbues with a winning sweetness".

Variety : "The handsome Stratos Tzortzoglou lends reliable support as the sensitive son...credibly vivid and sympathetic".

London Times:"with impecable timing Stratos Tzortzoglou Greece's version of Brad Pitt".

British theatre guide:'demanding courage, strength and extraordinary agility for the fight scenes, handsome Greek film actor Stratos Tzortzoglou as Agamemnon".

TOP DIRECTORS
Stratos Tzortzoglou has worked with top directors including:

In LANDSCAPE IN THE MIST ( Silver Lion Award in Venice Film Festival, Felix Best European Film of the Year)- (role: Orestes) with THEO ANGELOPOULOS( Palm d'Or in Cannes festival).

In ULYSSES' GAZE -To vlemma tou Odyssea ( Palm d'Or in Cannes festival)-( role:Orestes- Stratos played with HARVEY KEITEL) with THEO ANGELOPOULOS ( Palm d'Or in Cannes festival).

In UP DOWN AND SIDEWAYS (role Stavros- Stratos co-starred with IRENE PAPPAS.) with MICHAEL CACOYANNIS(5 time Academy Award nominee).

In ONE LOVE AND THE OTHER with EVA BERGMAN.Stratos co-starred with LENA ENDRE.

In DEATH OF A SALESMAN (theatre,role:Biff Loman) with JULES DASSIN (Academy Award -nominated , Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for Rififi ).

ACCLAIMED ACTRESSES
with whom Stratos Tzortzoglou has worked include :

CATHERINE DENEUVE:(Academy Award for Best Actress for Indochine).

IRENE PAPPAS (Captain Corelli's Mandolin , Chronicle of a Death Foretold , Z , Electra).

LENA ENDRE ( The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ).

SARAH DOUGLAS(Conan the Destroyer - Falcon Crest - Superman ) in a modern adaptation of Oresteia trilogy - Roast Beef in Riverside Studios,London.

CLASSICAL THEATER
StratosTzortzoglou's theatrical experience includes classical ancient tragedies such as:

Euripides' The Bacchae (role: God Dionysus) in the 12th European festival with National Theatre of Northern Greece,

Euripides' Phoenician Women (role:Polynikes) in Epidaurus festival with Anna Sinodinou,

Hymnes of Orpheus (role: Orpheus) in Fedriades theatre in Delfi festival,

Orpheus' Liturgies (role:Orpheus) in Odeon of Herodes Atticus ,

Roast Beef ( a modern adaptation of Oresteia trilogy) written by Leia Vitali ( role: Agamemnon ), co-starred with Sarah Douglas in Riverside Studios,London.

Stratos will be directed by Yannis Kokkos (collaborated for 30 years with Antoine Vitez and Jacques Lassale ) in the modern adaptation of Oresteia's Drain by Dimitris Dimitriadis at Onassis Cultural Centre in October 2013. Stratos recently moved to New York City.

NEW YORK TIMES , St. Holden:"Orestes,whom Stratos Tzortzoglou imbues with a winning sweetness", works for an itinerant theater company that has been traveling around Greece. "Landscape in the Mist'' has already won many honors, and was the Greek entry for best foreign film in the Academy Awards last year. A 126-minute work of exceptional beauty.

MARTIN SCORSESE:T.Angelopoulos' masterpiece,"Landscape in the mist" is a powerful film with startling imagery.

VARIETY , Emanuel Levy:"Up Down and Sideways" (film) "The handsome Tzortzoglou lends reliable support as the sensitive son...credibly vivid and sympathetic" At comedy's center is Papas, a middle-aged, prosperous widow who shares an elegant house with her handsome gay son, Stratos Tzortzoglou.

LONDON TIMES: "with impecable timing Greece's version of Brad Pitt",the actor Stratos Tzortzoglou makes his London deput as Agamemnon in "Roast Beef" at the Riverside Studios.

STAGE-BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE , John Thaxter:80-minute show has its compensations,"demanding courage, strength and extraordinary agility for the fight scenes, handsome Greek film actor Stratos Tzortzoglou as Agamemnon".

The chairman of 20th Century Fox- JIM GIANOPULOS (Avatar,Titanic,X-men) :"Stratos is destined for great things",he has a unique way of capturing the audiences with his charm,his authenticity and has truly mastered his art form.He is bound to succed in the American entertainment industry.

INGMAR BERGMAN (9 time Academy Award nominee-Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion picture camera) Ingmar Bergman compared "Stratos to a Stradivarius violin" adding that "the great actors are great instruments".

ELIA KAZAN (3 Academy awards)"compared Stratos to Warren Beatty",adding that "he is ambitious and always excited to do his best".

THEO ANGELOPOULOS ( Palm d'Or in Cannes festival)"Stratos can absorb everything,turning them to an advantage".He is the ideal actor for this difficult game between beauty and recognition.

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS (5 time Academy Award nominee)"Stratos is that rare phenomenon,a "natural"who combines striking good look with that special brand of talent which blends a fiery temperament with easy personal charm.

OLYMPIA DUKAKIS (Academy award winner for best supporting actress for Moonstruck):Stratos has a lot to offer to the American film industry in his unique sense of acting,combing talent,intuition,passion and determination.

Stratos' latest works include:

The Tree by M. Laina in National Theater of Greece.

Montevideo,bog te video(film) by Dragan Bjelogrlic.

Three way week (film) by Bruno Coppola.

Vals with 12 Gods (tv-Ant1 channel).

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