Aristotelis (Tsavalas) Savalas
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Aristotelis (Tsavalas) Savalas (1922 - 1994)

Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas formerly Tsavalas
Born in Bronx, New York, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 23 May 1948 (to about 1957) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Universal City, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Aristotelis (Tsavalas) Savalas is Notable.


Aristotelis was born in 1922. Using the stage name of Telly Savalas, he was primary known for his work in the TV Series "Kojak." He passed away in 1994.


  • Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Ariz.), "Telly Savalas Dies of Cancer at 70", 23 Jan 1994, p. A23.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 December 2019), Aristotle Tsavalas in household of Nicholas Tsavalas, Mineola, North Hempstead Town, Nassau, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 30-230, sheet 65A, line 17, family 250, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2691.
  • "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Telly A Savalas, enlisted 22 Apr 1943, New York City, New York, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) ( : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 1263923, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  • "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database, FamilySearch ( : 15 May 2014), Marilynn Gardner and Telly A Savalas, Jun 1973; from "California Divorce Index, 1966-1984," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2007); citing Los Angeles City, California, Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 07 September 2020), memorial page for Telly Savalas (21 Jan 1922–22 Jan 1994), Find A Grave: Memorial #1832, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .

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