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Birth Name: Olympia Dukakis
Born: 06/20/1931
Birth Place: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

The child of Greek immigrants, Olympia was born on June 20, 1931 in Lowell, MA to Alexandra and Constantine S. Dukakis. Although her immediate family was small, consisting only of her parents, herself, and a brother, Apollo, her extended family included future Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis, who would run for President of the United States in 1988. As a youngster, Dukakis was encouraged by her father to perform with his amateur theater group, although her focus was on physical rehabilitation studies upon entering college at Boston University's Sargent College, from which he earned her BA in 1953. However, her parents were, above all, pragmatists, and when Dukakis announced that she w... Continue Bio >>

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