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A European actress and politician


In several previous articles, we looked at how some people who become well-known will use their celebrity status to go into another field of endeavor. Some entertainers, for example, have become politicians.

Foremost among these, of course, are presidents Ronald Reagan (movie star) and Donald Trump (reality television star). Others include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sonny Bono and Al Francken.

Another person to add to that list is a Greek actress who, after a successful movie and stage career, went home to her small European country and entered politics. Her name is Melina Mercouri.

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