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The great Greek actor, Petros Fyssoun, died in “Sotiria” hospital, where he was hospitalized the last days with respiratory infection at the age of 83 years.
A year ago he lost his wife Teta Chatzichristou, the daughter of our beloved and great actor Kostas Chatzichristos from cancer.
They had a daughter, Ania, who in 2004 decided to become a nun.
Petros Fyssoun was born at 5th October 1933 in Agrinio, Greece, his father was a Russian emigre, who was established in Greece after the Russian Revolution. He graduated from the Dramatic School of Art Theatre in 1954. Until 1956, he collaborated with the Art Theatre of Karolos Koun. From 1961 to 1965, he played lead roles for the National Theatre of Greece, and the same again in 1976-78 for the State Theatre of Northern Greece. His repertoire has included all kinds of theatre, from drama, comedy and tragedy to burlesque.
He took part in the 1965 Cannes Film Festival and the 1966 Moscow and Leningrad festivals, as well as in several festivals in Greece, including the Epidaurus Theatre Festivals.
He resided in Athens, and spoke English, Russian and Swedish.
His funeral will be on Wednesday 7th December at 10am from the church of Agios Nikolaos at Pefkakia.