Alex Golfis

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Alex Golfis (also known as Alexis Golfinopoulos) was a Greek screen and television actor.

Golfis was born in Athens in 1948. He started his acting career with minor roles in films starring Thanasis Veggos. He was best known for his 1975 role as Manolios in the TV series adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis' Christ Recrucified (or The Greek Passion) Greek: Ο Χριστός Ξανασταυρώνεται.

Afterwards he played in other TV series such as "Λόγω Τιμής" (Word of Honour) and "Η Απόδραση" (The Escape).

He spent the last ten years of his life in an old house in Patisia.

On October 3, 2007, he was rushed to the Red Cross Hospital with an acute myocardial infraction (heart attack). He died two days later at the age of 59.

As Golfis had spent the last few years of his life in abject poverty, his funeral was paid for by the Greek Broadcasting Corporation (ERT).