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Name  Helena Kallianiotes
Role  Film actress
Ex-spouse  Billy Gray

Helena Kallianiotes A Face in the Crowd Greek Culture Film Comment
Born  March 24, 1938 (age 77) (1938-03-24) Greece
Occupation  Actress, dancer, property manager
Nominations  Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Movies  Five Easy Pieces, Kansas City Bomber, Stay Hungry, Eureka, The Drowning Pool
Similar People  Susan Anspach, Bob Rafelson, Billy Green Bush, Billy Gray, Lois Smith

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Helena Kallianiotes (born March 24, 1938) is a Greek-American film actress. In 1973 was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Jackie Burdette in Kansas City Bomber.

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Helena Kallianiotes A Face in the Crowd Greek Culture Film Comment

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Helena Kallianiotes Background Artists of the Cinema

During the late 1960s, Helena Kallianiotes was the resident belly dancer at The Intersection, a Greek restaurant in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. This engagement led to her first film appearance as an uncredited belly dancer in the 1968 film Head, directed by Bob Rafelson and starring The Monkees. Kallianiotes was later cast in another Rafelson film Five Easy Pieces, starring Jack Nicholson and Karen Black, in which she played Palm Apodaca, a neurotic, foul-mouthed "butch" hitch-hiker, traveling with her companion played by Toni Basil. In 1972, Kalllianiotes appeared in her most celebrated role as the ultra-aggressive roller derby skater Jackie Burdette in The Kansas City Bomber for which she received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for the 1973 Golden Globe Awards. Other film roles include Mata Hari in Shanks (1974), Elaine Reavis in The Drowning Pool (1975), Anita in Stay Hungry (1976), and the Visionary Woman in The Passover Plot (1976).

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Helena Kallianiotes is featured on the cover of Art Garfunkel's LP Breakaway.

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