Who is Olympia Dukakis? Olympia Dukakis Bio/Wiki
Olympia Mary Dukakis AKA Olympia Dukakis was an actress, director, producer, teacher, and activist from the United States. She’s appeared in more than 130 stage productions, 60 films, and 50 television shows. She began her acting career in the theater and went on to become a well-known film actress. He was born on June 20, 1931, in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
Olympia Dukakis, an Oscar-winning character actress best known for her supporting role in Norman Jewison’s “Moonstruck” and her role as the rich widow in “Steel Magnolias,” has died.
She was 89 years old.
Louis Zorich is the husband of Olympia Dukakis.
Olympia Dukakis married Yugoslav-American Louis Zorich, a fellow Manhattan theater actor, in 1962.
In 1970, they moved out of the city to Montclair, New Jersey, to start a family. Christina, Peter, and Stefan, their three children, were born and raised there. She has three grandchildren with her husband, Louis.
Dukakis died on May 1, 2021, at the age of 89, at her home in New York City. Apollo Dukakis, Dukakis’ brother, confirmed her death in a Facebook post. It read, “My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City. After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis.”
My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City.
After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis.
Posted by Apollo Dukakis on Saturday, 1 May 2021