Stathis Psaltis passes away aged 66

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It has been confirmed that much loved Greek actor Stathis Psaltis has lost his battle with cancer and passed away today aged 66, with his family by his side.

He was born in Velo, Corinthia where he lived during his childhood until the age of 11, when his family moved to Aigaleo.

He studied at the acting school of Kostis Michailidis and finished law school at the university of Athens.

He starred in a lot of Greek films and also in theater. He became popular in the 1980s with commercial movies that included "Kamikazi agapi mou", "Troxonomos Varvara", "Ta kamakia", "Vasika Kalispera sas", "Kai o protos matakias", "Trellos eimai oti thelo kano", "Ela na agapithoume darling", and "Mantepse ti kano ta vradia".

 The Greek comedian had been fighting against cancer for some time and his condition deteriorated and was taken to hospital.

Doctors immediately transferred Psaltis,66, to the intensive care department however he sadly lost his battle on Friday afternoon.

GCT Team

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