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Lex Marinos stars in "The Slap" on DirecTV's Audience Network as Manolis.

Born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, into a family of Greek café owners, Lex Marinos attended University of NSW, receiving a B.A. with Honours in Drama. Since then he has worked in all areas of the entertainment industry as an actor, director, writer and broadcaster. Best known on Australian television for "Kingswood Country," Lex has appeared in many local drama and comedy productions, including regular roles in "City West," "Embassy," "S.C.O.O.P," "Live & Sweaty," "Ballzup," "World Series Debating," "Strictly Dancing," "Histrionics" and "Late Night Legends."

His film credits include roles in "Cathy's Child," "Goodbye Paradise," "Last Days of Chez Nous," "Bedevil" and numerous short films. On stage, Lex has appeared in "The King and I" and with the Nimrod Theatre, STC, MTC and Company B. He is also a regular performer with innovative community arts company Big hART, and has appeared with them in several productions including the award-winning "Ngapartji Ngapartji."

As a director, Les has also worked in all mediums, including films "An Indecent Obsession," television series "Bodyline" (also co-writer), "Embassy," "A Country Practice," plus documentaries. His work has taken him to the USA, Greece, Indonesia, Philippines and China. With Bob Ellis and Michael Lynche, he co-founded the King O'Malley Theatre Company and has directed many shows for commercial and subsidized companies and festivals. From 1996-99, Lex was Director of Carnivale, NSW's multicultural arts festival, and in 2000 directed one of the segments of the Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony. In 1994, Lex was awarded an OAM for services to the performing arts, and in 2001 a Centenary of Federation medal.

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Age: 67 years old
Birthday: February 1, 1949
Full Name / Real Name: Alexander Francis Marinos
Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia

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