“I used to go to the cemeteries and the people who asked us to take pictures”
Petros Filippou gave an interview eff’ all the material to the journalist Tassos Evangelou for the needs of the afternoon show of Alpha Cyprus, “With love Christiana”. The well-known actor spoke about his abstinence from television, his work at a funeral home, and his family.
“I didn't put the brakes on TV because I wanted to. I wasn't a saint, it's my fault that I got lost. Since 2017 my phone has stopped ringing. I have never picked up the phone to ask for a job. I never chased the worldly life, I was not in cliques. I didn't regret any role I played on TV. I agreed to do the “Yellow Vests” for the money“, Petros Filippou said initially.
«After the pandemic, I was under a lot of financial pressure. I got a job in a funeral home, hearse driver.For four years the funeral home was my full-time job. I used to go to cemeteries and people would ask us to take pictures“, he said about his work at a funeral home.
About meeting his wife, he revealed: < em>“My wife and I met in 2010. It wasn't love at first sight. When I met Marie, she already had a five-year-old son. When our daughter came into our lives, it was a big love. I never took marriage or family seriously.”
“I can't say I'm happy, I miss my job. I want to work, I miss my job. I want to work, do theater and television,”, he concluded.
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