Alekos Sakellarios (Greek: Αλέκος Σακελλάριος, 7 November 1913 in Athens – 28 August 1991 in Athens) was a Greek writer and a director.
He was born in Athens and began to learn journalism and acting at a young age. He wrote his first theatrical play in 1935 called The King of Halva. He employed himself into the film as a screenwriter and a director and wrote many plays.
He directed mainly with Christos Giannakopoulos and only wrote with that cooperation of around 140 works. The most popular include: The Germans Strike Again, Thanassakis o politevomenos, I theia ap’ to Chicago, Dikoi mas Anthropoi, Ena votsalo sti limni, Kalos ilthe to dollario, Ta kitrina gantia, Otan Leipei i Gata, I Soferina, Laterna, Ftocheia kai Filotimo, Alimono stous Neous (Woe to the Young) and more.
He wrote also the lyrics of several songs, many of which became very successful. Among them are: Garifallo st’ Afti, Ypomoni, Asta ta Malakia sou, Eho ena Mystiko and more.
He died in… read more