MELINA MERCOURI — A Late Bloomer

Occasional an actress in middle age will burst on the screen and have a brief, spectacular career — think Mae West. Melina Mercouri was 35 when she made the first of her some 20 films, and 40 before she hit it big as the good-hearted, life-affirming prostitute in 1960’s Never On Sunday.  Mercouri pretty much […]