- They report how the beloved actress died
- “She was the epitome of beauty”
- “The biggest star”
The world of cinema once again dressed in mourning when the death of the famous actress and singer Irene Papas was confirmed, who with a career spanning more than six decades managed to ‘win the hearts’ of the public that followed her in her various cinematographic installments.
Irene Papas, the actress and singer known for her dramatic performances and austere beauty that landed her starring roles in Hollywood, French and Italian cinema over six decades, has died, according to the AP. She was 93 years old.
“Magnificent, majestic, dynamic”
The Greek Ministry of Culture confirmed the death. “Magnificent, majestic, dynamic, Irene Papas was the personification of Greek beauty on the cinematographic screen and theatrical stage, an international star who radiated the Greek essence,” Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said in a statement.
For his part, the actor and director Pedro Mari Sánchez declared: “I had the enormous fortune and privilege of meeting her in Valencia and speaking at length with her about theater and life. And even if it hadn’t been, I admired her deeply and will continue to do so.”