Sissy Toumasi was born in Athens in 1989.
She graduated from Athens Conservatory Drama School in 2012 and participated in the critically acclaimed film “Miss Violence” (2013), by Alexandros Avranas which won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
She appeared in the short films “Ecdysis” in 2015, which was accepted in the Palm Springs International short fest.
In 2017 she played the role of “Sofia” in the short film “The Burden of the sea” and won the Leading Actress award in the Drama International Short Film Festival.
In “Rouge“, a 2018 short film which was accepted in the Palm Springs International short fest, she played “Toufa”.
In 2019 she was nominated for the Melina Merkouri award for her work in the theater.
She also starred in the featured film “Not to be unpleasant, but we need to have a serious talk” in 2019, which was criticaly acclaimed at the Austin Film Festival.
She is currently based in Athens, Greece and working in the theater, tv series, and films.
She is fluent in Greek, English and she has conversational skills in German and Italian.