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Costa-Gavras

Costa-Gavras
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 5794
  • BirthDate: 1933, 12 of February , Loutra-Iraias, Greece
  • Spouse: Michèle Ray-Gavras (? - ?)
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    Costa-Gavras 

    Costa-Gavras is an American Actor born on October 17, 1915 in Harlem, New York City. He started his acting career at the age of 17, and in this short span of time, he has actually achieved a great deal of recognition and now currently has a big resume of commercially successful stage plays. Initially he starred in some short films, but with the amazing acting skills- he grabbed the attention of big stage plays houses. The successes of short films lead to his big debut in Broadway, after which he constantly went up in stage plays industry. In the short span of his career, he has acted in big production stage plays like They Too Arise, An Enemy of the People, A Memory of Two Mondays, The Creation of the World and Other Business, The Archbishop's Ceiling, Playing for Time, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, among many more other stage plays.

  • Awards: Won Oscar - 1983 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for:Missing (1982). Shared with: Donald Stewart Costa-Gavras was not present at the awards ceremony."
    Nominated Oscar - 1970 for "Best Director for:Z (1969)."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1983 for "Best Screenplay for:Missing (1982). Shared with: Donald Stewart"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1970 for "Best Screenplay for:Z (1969). Shared with: Jorge Semprún"
    Won Berlinale Camera - 2002 for ""
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1993 for "for:Die kleine Apokalypse (1993)."
    Won Golden Berlin Bear - 1990 for "for:Music Box (1989). Tied with Skrivánci na niti (1990)."
    Won Palme d'Or - 1982 for "for:Missing (1982). Tied with Yol (1982)."
    Won Best Director - 1975 for "for:Section spéciale (1975). Tied with Les ordres (1974)."
    Won Jury Prize - 1969 for "for:Z (1969). Unanimously."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2005 for ""
    Nominated César - 2006 for "Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation) for:Die Axt (2005). Shared with: Jean-Claude Grumberg"
    Won César - 2003 for "Best Screenplay, Original or Adaptation (Meilleur scénario, original ou adaptation) for:Der Stellvertreter (2002). Shared with: Jean-Claude Grumberg"
    Nominated César - 1980 for "Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) for:Clair de femme (1979)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1970 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:Z (1969)."
    Won Edgar - 1970 for "Best Motion Picture for:Z (1969). Shared with: Jorge Semprún"
    Nominated Edgar - 1967 for "Best Motion Picture for:Compartiment tueurs (1965)."
    Won Film and Literature Award - 2005 for "for:Die Axt (2005)."
    Won Career Award - 2003 for "Cinema"
    Won Golden Globe - 2002 for "Best European Film (Miglior Film Europeo) for:Der Stellvertreter (2002)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1983 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:Missing (1982)."
    Won Honorary Award - 2003 for ""
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1995 for ""
    Nominated Silver Ribbon - 1983 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:Missing (1982)."
    Won Silver Ribbon - 1971 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:L'aveu (1970)."
    Won ALFS Award - 1983 for "Director of the Year for:Missing (1982)."
    Won Lumiere Award - 2003 for "Best Film (Meilleur film) for:Der Stellvertreter (2002)."
    Nominated Grand Prix - 1967 for "for:Un homme de trop (1967)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1969 for "Best Director for:Z (1969)."
    Won Prix Louis Delluc - 1972 for "for:État de siège (1972)."
    Won Hand Printing - 2009 for "Shared with: Dario Argento"
    Won Grand Prize - 2002 for ""
    Won Sant Jordi - 1971 for "Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera) for:L'aveu (1970)."
    Won WGA Award (Screen) - 1983 for "Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium for:Missing (1982). Shared with: Donald Stewart"
    Won Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement - 2008 for "A Tribute To..."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 332
  • Films with Costa-Gavras: Le capital - 2013
    Eden Is West - 2009
    Le couperet - 2005
    Amen. - 2002
    Mad City - 1997
    Lumière and Company - 1995
    À propos de Nice, la suite - 1995
    La petite apocalypse - 1993
    Lest We Forget - 1991
    Music Box - 1989
    Betrayed - 1988
    Conseil de famille - 1986
    Hanna K. - 1983
    Missing - 1982
    Womanlight - 1979
    Section spéciale - 1975
    State of Siege - 1972
    The Confession - 1970
    Z - 1969
    Un homme de trop - 1967
    Compartiment tueurs - 1965
    Les rates - 1958
    The Colonel - 2006
    Mr. Klein - 1976
    Pleure pas my love - 1989
    Tea in the Harem - 1985
    Ce n'est pas que le début - 1969
    Backfire - 1964
    Joy House - 1964
    The Day and the Hour - 1963
    Bay of Angels - 1963
    A Monkey in Winter - 1962
    Tout l'or du monde - 1961
    Croesus - 1960
    Burke and Hare - 2010
    The Stupids - 1996
    Spies Like Us - 1985
    Madame Rosa - 1977
    Home - 2009/I
    Crainquebille - 1923
    Le voyage extraordinaire - 2011
    Pierre Schoendoerffer, la sentinelle de la mémoire - 2011
    Cinema 3 - 1999-2011
    Trace of the Bears - 2010
    Días de cine - 2009
    Inferno - 2009
    On n'est pas couché - 2009
    Ce soir (ou jamais!) - 2008-2009
    Deutschland, deine Künstler - 2008
    40 x 15 - 2008
    Otan giortazoun oi theoi - 2007
    L'hebdo cinéma - 2006
    La nuit des Césars - 2006
    Continuarà... - 2005
    Double je - 2005
    Tout le monde en parle - 2002-2005
    Vie privée, vie publique - 2005
    Comme au cinéma - 2005
    Inside the Actors Studio - 2002
    Romy Schneider, étrange étrangère - 2002
    Entangling Shadows - 1998
    7 sur 7 - 1990
    Cineastas en México; Entrevista a Costa Gavras - 1979
    Costa-Gavras Talks with Marcel Ophuls - 1976
    Les deux mémoires - 1974
    Histoire du cinéma français par ceux qui l'ont fait - 1974
    The David Frost Show - 1970
    Ivo Livi, dit Yves Montand - 2011
    Cannes, 60 ans d'histoires - 2007
    Magacine - 2005
    Cinema mil - 2005
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