Stratos Tzortzoglou (Greek: Στράτος Τζώρτζογλου) is a Greek actor. He was born 5 August 1965 in Athens. He studied at Karolos Koun's Art Theater school. He worked in theater with many directors, such as Karolos Koun, Minos Volanakis, Jules Dassin, Spyros Evangelatos and Roula Pateraki and in cinema with Theodoros Angelopoulos, P. Voulgaris, Michael Cacoyannis and N. Panayotopoulos.
In 1990, he worked with Catherine Deneuve in "365 Days of Birth". Internationally, in 1994 he worked with Eva Bergman in the film "One Love and the Other", co-starring with Lena Endre. In 2004, he worked with Michel Favart in the film "Le Dernier Seigneur des Balkans." In 2004, he played Leah Vitall's "Roast Beef" in Riveralde Studio in Hammersmith in London, co-starring with Sarah Douglas. STRATOS TZORTZOGLOU worked with:
THEODOROS ANGELOPOULOS -Landscape in the Mist, which received a Silver Lion Award for Best Director, Venice Film Festival. Felix (Best European Film of the Year) Award Golden Hugo Award for Best Director Silver Plaque for Best Cinematography, Chicago Film Festival
-Ulysses' Gaze (1995) with HARVEY KEITEL Grand Jury Prize and International Critics' Prize, 1995 Cannes Film Festival. Felix of the Critics (Film of the Year 1995)
MICHAEL CACOYANNIS -Up Down And Sideways [Stratos played leading role STAVROS,he co-starred with IRENE PAPPAS (Michael received Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film nominations for Zorba the Greek and two nominations in the Foreign Language Film category for Electra and Iphigenia.)
EVA BERGMAN (daughter of director Ingmar Bergman) -One Love And The Other .
DRAGAN BJELOGRLIC -Montevideo, God Bless You!The film is selected as the Serbian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.
MICHEL FAVART -Le dernier seigneur des Balkans - TV mini-series France France 2 (FR2) F. Productions TV5 Monde Hellenic Radio & Television (ERT).
JULES DASSIN -DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Theatre),Stratos played the leading role BIFF LOMAN. (JULES DASSIN known for his 1956 film Rififi, Dassin earned the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival. His 1960 film Never on Sunday earned the music Academy Award by Manos Hadjidakis. Ta Paidia tou Peiraia and the Cannes Film Festival best actress award by Melina Mercouri. In 1982, he was a member of the jury at the 34th Berlin International Film Festival and quickly became better known for his noir films Brute Force, The Naked City, and Thieves' Highway in the 1940s, which helped him to become one of the leading American filmmakers of the postwar era. Dassin's most influential film was Rififi, an early work in the "heist film" genre. It inspired later heist films, such as Ocean's Eleven and Mission: Impossible. Another piece it inspired was Dassin's own heist film Topkapi, filmed in France and Istanbul, Turkey with Melina Mercouri and Oscar winner Peter Ustinov.)
ANDREAS VOUTSINAS -MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION (Theatre),Stratos played the leading role FRANK. (Andreas is best known for his roles in three Mel Brooks films; The Producers (1968), The Twelve Chairs (1970) and History of the World, Part I (1980). In 1957 he joined the Actors Studio. He worked as an actor and director on Broadway in Elia Kazan's films with Jules Dassin and Luc Besson. Voutsinas followed Jane Fonda to Hollywood where he coached her in a number of movies. He then started working as a coach for many others, including Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty).
IRENE PAPPAS in Michal Cacoyiannis s film UP DOWN AND SIDEWAYS.Stratos played the leading role of STAVROS (Irene Papas began her early career in Greece. She was discovered by Elia Kazan, achieving widespread fame there, before starring in internationally renowned films such as The Guns of Navarone and Zorba the Greek, and critically acclaimed films such as Z and Electra. She is a leading figure in cinematic transcriptions of ancient tragedy since she has portrayed Helenin The Trojan Women, Clytemnestra in Iphigenia, and the eponymous parts in Electra and Antigone. She appeared as Catherine of Aragon in the film Anne of the Thousand Days, opposite Richard Burton and Geneviève Bujold in 1969. She co-starred in The Trojan Women with Katharine Hepburn, who once said that Papas was "one of the best actresses in the history of cinema". -CATHERINE DENEUVE (Television) in 365 DAYS OF BIRTH (Catherine Deneuve is a French actress who gained worldwide recognition in films such as Repulsion (1965) and Belle de jour (1967). Deneuve was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1993 for her performance in Indochine. She also won César Awards for the film and The Last Metro (1980). She is considered one of France's most successful actresses).
-LENA ENDRE(Television)in ONE LOVE AND THE OTHER(Swedish production) (who is well known for the films Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Faithless, The Girl Who Played With Fire She is perhaps best known for her part in the Liv Ullmann film Trolösa (2000) as well as her role as Katarina, the love interest for Wallander in the second TV series of that name).
-SARAH DOUGLAS(Theatre) in Lia Vitali s ROAST BEEF. Stratos played the leading role of STRANGER in Riverside Studio theatre, London in 2004 (Sarah Douglas is an English actress best known for playing the Kryptonian supervillain Ursa in the first two Superman movies and for her role as Pamela Lynch in the 1980s primetime drama series Falcon Crest).
1-The National Greek award for best male actor in the film Up, Down and Sideways, by Michael Cacoyannis.
2-Best male actor in STARS DE DEMAIN, Geneva, in the film Landscape in the Mist, by Theodoros Angelopoulos.
Stratos received this award from Jane Russell who was an American film actress and one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s He has received two awards: 1) the National (Greek) award for best male actor, for his role in the film "Up, Down and Sideways" by Michael Cacoyannis, in which he was co-starring with Irene Papas. 2) The Second award for best male actor for STARS DE DEMAIN, in Geneve in 1989 for the film "Landscape in the Mist" by Theodoros Angelopoulos.
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