Lakis Lazopoulos (06/05/1956 - )
He was born in Larisa and studied Law at Democritian University of Thrace. After completing his studies, he enrolled at a Master’s course in Criminal Law and Forensics at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 1979, he wrote his first scripts for a play at the Theatre of Thessaly. In 1980, he also appeared at a play at the Theatre of Thessaly, at a play he co-wrote. Three years later, he wrote the script for a television series. In the years that followed, he participated in various roles at theatrical plays, mostly Modern Greek satires and Ancient Greek comedies of Aristophanes. During the 1990s, he became widely known at the Greek audience through his highly popular television show “Ten Little Mitsoi”; in the show, Lazopoulos had 20 different roles, and tried to satirize and criticize events of political, social, and everyday life in Greece. In 2006, he appeared at the movie El Greco, around the life of Dominikos Theotokopoulos, which became a box – office hit worldwide.
Since 2004, he has been the host of the television show Al Tsantiri News (Live from the Shack), which is a satirical news bulletin drawing very high ratings.