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Yorgos Lanthimos

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Yorgos Lanthimos
Γιώργος Λάνθιμος
Lanthimos in October 2023
Born (1973-09-23) 23 September 1973 (age 50)
Athens, Greece
Years active2001–present
Ariane Labed (m. 2013)

Yorgos Lanthimos (/ˈlænθɪms/; Greek: Γιώργος Λάνθιμος[1] [ˈʝorɣos ˈlanθimos]; born 23 September 1973) is a Greek movie director, producer and screenwriter. He has won a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for five Academy Awards.

Career[change | change source]

Lanthimos first became known for directing Dogtooth (2009), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best International Film. Lanthimos later directed the black comedy The Lobster (2015), which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

He is known for his works with actress Emma Stone. They both worked together in The Favourite (2018) and Poor Things (2023). He received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture for both movies.

Personal life[change | change source]

Lanthimos is married to Greek-French actress Ariane Labed.[2] They were married in 2013.[3][4] They live in Athens.[5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "ΥΠΕΣ - ΔΙΕΥΘΥΝΣΗ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΗΣ ΔΙΑΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΣΗΣ Father's name:ΑΝΤΩΝΗΣ Mother's name: ΕΙΡΗΝΗ" [MINISTRY - DIRECTORATE OF ELECTRONIC GOVERNANCE] (in Greek). Archived from the original on 2023-09-05. Retrieved 2023-09-05.
  2. "Ariane Labed, la révélation de Fidelio, l'Odyssée d'Alice". L'Express. 24 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2016-09-10. Retrieved 2015-05-06.
  3. "Portrait d'une jeune actrice : Ariane Labed, héroine de Fidelio, l'odyssée d'Alice". AlloCiné. 24 December 2014. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-05-06.
  4. "Tank Magazine". Tank Magazine. Retrieved 2023-12-09.
  5. Romney, Jonathan (9 December 2018). "Yorgos Lanthimos, director of The Lobster, on his wild, star-studded life of Queen Anne". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 8 September 2023. Retrieved 27 September 2023.
  6. "Ariane Labed: 'It's a fight if you want to shoot on film.'". Little White Lies. Archived from the original on 2023-12-09. Retrieved 2023-12-09.

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