Irene Papas in 'Zorba the Greek'

Irene Papas (1926 - )

Film Deaths:Edit

  • The Man from Cairo (Dramma nella Kasbah; Crime Squad) (1953) [Yvonne Lebeau]: Strangled by Mino Doro as part of a set-up to frame George Raft. (Thanks to Marc)
  • Zorba the Greek (Alexis Zorbas) (1964) [The Widow]: Throat slit by a member of a lynch mob while Anthony Quinn tries to lead her to safety. (The actual cutting is out of camera frame.)

TV Deaths:Edit

  • Moses the Lawgiver (Moses) (1975) [Zipporah]: Dies (off-screen) of either old age or exhaustion during the exodus across the desert; her death is not depicted or mentioned, but it was prophesied that neither Moses (Burt Lancaster) nor his generation would live to reach the promised land. (Thanks to Johan)
  • The Odyssey (1997) [Anticlea]: Commits suicide by drowning herself in the ocean; we only see her walking into the water. She later appears in the afterlife when her son-in-law (Armand Assante) journeys to Hades. (Thanks to Hamish)
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