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Dimitra Arliss (October 23, 1932 – January 26, 2012)[1], sometimes credited as Dimitra Arlys, was an American actress.

George Roy Hill and actress Dimitra Arliss on set.

George Roy Hill and actress Dimitra Arliss on set.

Of Greek descent, she was born in Lorain, Ohio, on October 23, 1932. Her acting career began at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. She first gained attention after appearing in Arthur L. Kopit's Broadway play Indians in the 1960s in which she played a Native American character who spoke with an Italian accent. She went on to appear in multiple stage, television and film productions including the 1973 classic The Sting.

Dimitra Arliss - (1973) The Sting

Voice-over work

She voiced Anastasia Hardy in the Spider-Man: The Animated Series episodes "The Sins Of The Fathers, Chapter II: Make A Wish" (1995) and "The Sins Of The Fathers, Chapter IV: Enter The Green Goblin" (1996).[2]

Arliss died at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, aged 79, from complications of a stroke. She is survived by a sister.[2]
Partial filmography

The Sting (1973)
Rich Man, Poor Man Book II (1976)
The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
A Perfect Couple (1979)
Xanadu (1980)
Firefox (1982)
Eleni (1985)
It's My Party (1996)
Bless the Child (2000)


^ http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/01/28/state/n120738S06.DTL#ixzz1kmoTWMep
^ a b Minovitz, Ethan (January 28, 2012). "Dimitra Aliss, actress in "The Sting", dead at 79". Big Cartoon News. Retrieved January 28, 2012.

External links

Dimitra Arliss at the Internet Movie Database

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