Angela Gerekou

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Angeliki "Angela" Gerekou is a Greek architect, actress and politician.

Gerekou was born on the island of Corfu on April 15, 1959. She studied Architecture in Rome and Acting in London. She is married to singer Tolis Voskopoulos. The couple have a daughter who was born in 2001.

Gerekou was elected to the Hellenic Parliament, under the banner of PASOK, in 2004 and was re-elected in 2007 and 2009. She served briefly as Deputy Minister of Tourism but was forced to resign after Greek daily Eleftherotypia revealed that her husband owed some €5.5 million in back taxes and fines.