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Costa-Gavras


Costa-Gavras was born on February 12, 1933 in Loutra-Iraias, Greece as Konstantinos Gavras. He is a director and writer, known for Missing (1982), Z (1969) and Amen. (2002). He has been married to Michèle Ray-Gavras since 1968. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Missing Director
(1982)
Z Director
(1969)
Amen. Director
(2002)
The Ax Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2012 Capital
 2009 Eden Is West
 2005 The Ax
 2002 Amen.
 1997 Mad City
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1995 À propos de Nice, la suite (Documentary) (segment "Les Kankobals")
 1991 Lest We Forget (segment "Pour Kim Song-Man, Corée du Sud", as Costa Gavras)
 1989 Music Box
 1988 Betrayed
 1983 Hanna K.
 1982 Missing
 1979 Womanlight
 1970 Yves Montand (TV Movie documentary)
 1969 Z
 1967 Shock Troops
 1958 Les rates (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "Va où il est impossible d'aller: Mémoires". Paris: Seuil. ISBN 9782021393897

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Constantin Costa-Gavras | Konstantinos Costa-Gavras | Constantin Gavras | Costa Gavras | Kostas Gavras | seventh arrondissement's photographer
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Personal Quote:

I made Z (1969), first, because I am Greek-born. Secondly, because I felt I would like to do something. Some people sign petitions, others go to the streets - I do something as a filmmaker. See more »

Trivia:

Cousin of Penelope Spheeris and Jimmie Spheeris. See more »

Trademark:

Films about political or sociological subjects, that examine general problems in society. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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