There come days when the whole of Thessaloniki floats on a large wet cloud. On one such day, a day on which dense fog covered the entire city, the hero of the story, a suited and booted serious Public Prosecutor, walked along the whole of the seafront. Anything one comes across in the mist is a surprise: you have to get quite close to see it clearly. It is thus, up close and very briefly, that the prosecutor meets the citizens of this city, a couple, a beautiful woman, the White Tower, and figures from the past. Everything seems so real, no matter how fabricated, wrapped in fog and candy floss, with an aftertaste of all that has been forever lost in the passage of time.
He was born in Ptolemaida. He graduated from the Drama School of the National Theatre of Northern Greece in 1982. By 1990 he had participated as an actor and founding member in a number of small experimental troupes, performing plays by Nikos Kazantzakis, Dario Fo, Dimitris Psathas, Federico Garcia Lorca, Aristophanes, William Shakespeare, and others. In 1990, together with other actors and musicians, he created the satirical musical theatre group ‘Agami Thytae’, in which he participated by writing, performing, and directing. From 1988 to 1990 he worked as an editor at ERT radio and from 1993 onwards as a television director and producer. In theatre he has performed in plays by Tennessee Williams, Gregorios Xenopoulos, Iakovos Kambanellis, Anton Chekhov, Eduardo De Filippo, and others. On television he has starred in series (‘Eimaste ston aera’, ‘Kai pali filoi’, and others), while he has played Astynomos Bekas (Inspector Bekas) in the television adaptation of Yannis Maris’ novels. He has participated in major films, such as: ‘A Touch of Spice’, ‘Mavro Gala’, ‘Safe Sex’, and ‘Backdoor’. He won the State Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 2000 film ‘Back Door’.