Tokakis Thanos – acting/ improv
He was born in Athens in 1980. He is a graduate of the Dramatic School of the National Theatre.
As an actor, he has collaborated with Mikri Porta, Theater of the South (Amore), Di. P. God. Serres, the National Theatre, the Aliki Theatre, the Horn Theatre, the Theater of Cyclades Street, the Onassis Stegi, Megaron the Athens Concert Hall, the Theater of Kefallinia Street, the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Crete, the Municipal Theater of Piraeus and the Art Theater with directors Thomas Moschopoulos, Nikos Mastorakis, Thodoris Goni, Martha Fritzilas, Yiannis Houvardas, Lefteris Vogiatzis, Sylvia Liuliou, Haris Fragoulis, Hektor Lygizo, Yolanda Markopoulou, Costas Gakis, Dimitris Lignadis, Sy lla Tzoumerka , Akylla Karazisi, Nikita Milivojevic, Pantelis Dentakis, Giannos Perlegkas, Giannis Moschos and Thanasis Dovris.
In the theater he has directed “Hannele” by G. Hauptmann at the Neos Kosmos Theater, “Motherfucker with the hat” by S. A. Girgis at the Skrow Theater.
He participated in television and film productions, the most important being “Happiness” by A. Franzis, “Adults in the Room” by K. Gavras and “The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea” by S. Tzoumerkas.
In cinema, he is a screenwriter, director and protagonist of the short film “tokakis or What’s My Name” which won two awards (Screenplay and Costume Design) at the 2022 Drama Festival.
He is also the screenwriter of the short film “cowboy” which won the Best Actor Award at Premiere Nights 2017.
He has collaborated as an actor coaching in film and television productions.
He is a graduate of the Electronics Department of T.E.I. of Athens. In 2011 he was honored with the Horn Award and in 2020 with the Best Supporting Actor Award of the Hellenic Film Academy. He likes soft serve and idolizes Vassilis Karapialis.