Close family, relatives, friends, artists, fans and ordinary Greeks bid their final farewell to popular actor Stathis Psaltis on Monday at the Zografou cemetery where he was buried. The funeral expenses were covered by the council of Zografou in honour of the beloved actor’s long standing contribution to movies and theatre.
Stathis Psaltis, an iconic actor and entertainer who rose to stardom in 1980s, died Friday in the Aghios Savas hospital in Athens. He was 66.
Psaltis was hospitalized on March 14 suffering from lung cancer. His comedic roles in Greek movies made him a household name, while he also played in countless theater plays and revues.
Greek actor Stathis Psaltis has died at the age of 66 after battling with cancer for a many months. The actor, who was being treated at the intensive care unit of the Saint Savvas hospital in Athens died at 2.25pm, Friday, after the cancer had metastasised from his lungs to other vital organs and doctors were unable to stop its spread.