Georges Corraface Movies and Career Information
Dec 07, 1952
Georges Corraface (Greek: Γιώργος Χωραφάς, Giórgos Choraphás; born 7 December 1952) is a Franco-Greek actor who has had an international career in film and television, following many years in French theatre, notably as a member of the famed Peter Brook Company. His film credits include To Tama, Escape from L.A., La Pasión Turca, Vive La Mariée, Impromptu, Christopher Columbus and a feature film debut in The Mahabharata. His most famous television appearances include La Bicyclette Bleue, L'Éte Rouge and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. Corraface was born in Paris, France. His multi-cultural background enables him to work extensively in French and Greek, his native languages, as well as in English, Spanish, German and Italian, with roles ranging from dramatic leads to eccentric caricatures. He is particularly popular in France, Greece and Spain, due to the box office hits, critical acclaim, acting awards and television celebrity he has enjoyed in these countries. Corraface won the International Thessaloniki Film Award for Best Actor in 2001 for To Tama (Word of Honor). In 2005, he was named president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.