Yannis Tsimitselis was born on July 28, 1981 in Zurich, Switzerland, but grew up in the Greek village of Galatas in Messolonghi and later in Patras. In 1999, at the age of 18, Tsimitselis settled in Athens in order to study at the Iasmos Drama School co-founded by Vassilis Diamantopoulos, from which he graduated. On television, he had leading roles in the Greek series in “On a Red Background,” “The Building,” “Footsteps in the Sand,” Come to My Place” and “Mary, Mary, Mary,” among others. Tsimitselis has guest starred on such Greek series as “Working Woman,” “The Generation of 592 Euros” and “Seven Deadly Mothers-in-Law,” to name a few. In feature films, he has been seen in The Bachelor trilogy and reprised his role in The Black Bachelor, with other credits including The Village of Horror, The Treasure and Grooms of Happiness. Tsimitselis is also an accomplished stage actor with roles in such plays as Waiting for Godot at Polytechno theater, The House of Bernardo Alba at the Stoa Theatre, Grooms for Sale at the Acropolis Theatre and And from Smyrna…Thessaloniki for theHellenic World Theater of Culture.