Filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer of Greek and French descent, Costa-Gavras is one of the most significant figures in cinematic history and one of the most well-known directors.
He is most known for his movies, which have been well-received by critics and audiences alike and often feature political or social themes.
He became famous for his excellent performance in "Z," an Academy Award–winning political thriller that is regarded as one of the best movies ever produced.
For his work on the biographical picture film "Missing," this celebrated director has also won several honors and accolades.
Other noteworthy works of his include “The Confession", "The Little Apocalypse", "Adults in the Room", "Family Business", and "Womanlight".
His marriage to Michele Ray began in 1968.
He has three children namely Romain Gavras, Alexandre Gavras, and Julie Gavras.
- University of Paris
- Sorbonne University
- Institut des hautes études cinématographiques
- Academy Awards, USA - "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium" - winner (1983)
- BAFTA Awards - "Best Screenplay" - winner (1983)
He stands at 1.80 meters.
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F.A.Q. about Costa-Gavras
When is his birthday?
Costa-Gavras' birthday is on February 12, 1933.
In how many days is his birthday?
Costa-Gavras' birthday is in 73 days
How old is he?
He is 90 years old.
Where is Costa-Gavras from?
He was born in Loutra Iraias, Greece.