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- What does Lanthimos do for a living?
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- Is Lanthimos married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Lanthimos have any children?
- Where is Lanthimos now?
- How tall is Lanthimos?
- How much money does Lanthimos earn?
- What is Lanthimos’s net worth?
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Who is Yorgos Lanthimos?
Georgios “Yorgos” Lanthimos is a Greek eminent film director, film producer, screenwriter, photographer, and theatre director. Since 2015, he has transitioned from making films in Greek to making higher-budget English-language films produced in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the United States. Because of his work on The Lobster (2015) and Best Director and Best Picture for The Favourite (2018), he has received three Academy Award nominations: Best Original Screenplay.
How Old Is Yorgos Lanthimos?
He is 49 years old as of November 2022, having been born on September 23, 1973, in Athens, Greece. Lanthimos shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Kalani Hilliker, Jordyn Woods, BruceDropEmOff, Chris Sails, J.I., and many more.
Yorgos Lanthimos Family
Who are Yorgos Lanthimos Parents?
He was born to Antonis Lanthimos (Father) was a professional basketball player, and was mainly raised by his mother. However, his mother’s name is not mentioned on the internet.
Does Yorgos Lanthimos have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Yorgos Lanthimos Education
He received his high school education at The Moraitis School where he graduated. After graduating from high school, he attended Pagrati B.C. where he studied Business Administration but eventually dropped out and went on to study Directing or Film and Television at the Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos (HCTSS) in Athens.
Yorgos Lanthimos Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Ariane Labed (born on May 8, 1984) a Greek-French actress and film director. They married in 2013.
Yorgos Lanthimos Kids
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has kids or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Yorgos Lanthimos Career
During the 1990s, he directed a series of videos for Greek dance-theatre companies. And since 1995 he has directed TV commercials, music videos, short films, and experimental theatre plays. Moreover, he was a member of the creative team that designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. His feature film career started in 2001 with the mainstream film My Best Friend, which he co-directed with Lakis Lazopoulos and the experimental film Kineta which premiered at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival.
His third feature film, Dogtooth won the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated a the 83rd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Langauge Film. In 2010, he acted and co-produced Attenberg, a Greek drama film directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari. His fourth feature film, Alps (2011), went on to win the Osella Award for Best Screenplay at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. His script for the fifth film, The Lobster won the 2013 ARTE International Award as Best CineMart Project at the 42nd International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Moreover, the film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and won the Jury Prize. He presented his latest work, The Favourite (2018) at the 75th Venice Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize. Also, the film tied for the most nominations at 91st Academy Awards with ten, including Best Picture and Best Director for Lanthimos. It was reported in February 2019, that he was working on an adaptation of the Jim Thompson 1964 novel Pop. 1280 which he is set to write and direct.
Yorgos Lanthimos Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1½inches (1.87m) and a weight of 85kg (187lbs).
Yorgos Lanthimos Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $12 million.