Kostas Papanastasiou played the host of a Greek restaurant in the long-standing hit series “Lindenstrasse”. Now the actor has passed away.

The 1758th episode of «Lindenstrasse» was the last.

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  • Kostas Papanastasiou is dead.

  • The Greek actor was best known for his role in «Lindenstrasse».

  • The cult series was discontinued in 2020 after 35 years.

The Greek actor Kostas Papanastasiou played the landlord Panaiotis Sarikakis in “Lindenstrasse” from 1985 to 1996. Now he has died at the age of 84, as the «Tagesspiegel» has learned from the actor's immediate environment.

The Greek actor Kostas Papanastasiou has died at the age of 84.

In Berlin, Papanastasiou has been running the Terzo Mondo restaurant since 1972, which serves Greek food and also organizes concerts. In 2018 his son, Marc-Alexej Papanastasiou, took over the management of the restaurant. In 2012 Kostas Papanastasiou received the Cross of Merit on Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The cult series was discontinued in 2020

“Lindenstrasse” was broadcast for the first time on December 8, 1985. As statistics show, the series regularly attracted more than ten million viewers in front of the screens. “Lindenstrasse” had its heyday in the 1980s in particular. The last episode aired on March 29, 2020.

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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