Rena Vlahopoulou was born in 1923 in Corfu and died in 2004.She was a famous Greek actress and singer.She was the fifth of nine children. She first began playing the piano, taught by her aristocrat father, Giannis Vlahopoulos. When she turned ten, she began singing at a local bakery; she was a talented dancer and actress and a qualified operetta mezzo soprano. She starred in many films and plays.Over the course of her fifty-five year career she appeared in 105 theatrical plays between 1939 and 1994, and twenty-six films between 1951 and 1985. She was a charismatic comedienne, with considerable singing and dancing talents, and remained hugely popular on stage and film throughout her long career.
The Countess of Corfu September 7, 2009