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Michael Constantine

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Michael Constantine
Constantine in Room 222 (1969)
Gus Efstratiou

(1927-05-22)May 22, 1927
DiedAugust 31, 2021(2021-08-31) (aged 94)
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years active1953–2016
(m. 1953; div. 1969)

Kathleen Christopher (divorced)

Michael Constantine (born Gus Efstratiou (Ευστρατίου); May 22, 1927 – August 31, 2021) was an American actor. He was known for his role as Kostas "Gus" Portokalos in the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002).[1] He was also known for playing Principal Seymour Kaufman, on ABC's comedy-drama, Room 222, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award in 1970.[2]

Constantine died at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania on August 31, 2021, at age 94.[3]

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  1. Kehr, Dave (April 19, 2002). "FILM IN REVIEW; 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'". The New York Times. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. Hatza, George (December 20, 2014). "George Hatza: Michael Constantine prepares for 'Greek' sequel". Reading Eagle. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  3. Botch, Don (September 8, 2021). "Reading native and Emmy-winning actor Michael Constantine dies at 94 [Video]". Reading Eagle. Retrieved September 9, 2021.

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