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Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas, 1973
Born Aristotelis Savalas
(1922-01-21)January 21, 1922
Garden City, New York, U.S.
Died January 22, 1994(1994-01-22) (aged 72)
Universal City, California, U.S.
Cause of death Prostate cancer
Bladder cancer
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California
Alma mater Columbia University
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950–1994
Spouse(s) Katherine Nicolaides (1948–57, divorced)
Marilyn Gardner (1960–74; divorced)
Julie Hovland (1984–94; his death)
Partner(s) Sally Adams (1969–78)
Children 5 including Ariana Savalas

I'm a romantic realist. I knew I would become a star, just as I know some day the bubble will burst.
Telly Savalas
I'm a proud Greek. I carry my Hellenism like a badge of merit.
I was born with a romantic nature, and I'll carry it to my grave.
I came from a tough neighborhood. I used to be a 'dirty Greek.'
We're all born bald, baby.