Giorgos Fountas was a Greek actor in film and television.
He attended the Dramatic School at the Athens Odeum. He played football for some years for AEK Athens FC. He appeared for the first time in the theatre in Nyfiatiko tragoudi and his first film in 1944. He was awarded at the Thessaloniki Film Festival in 1966 and 1967 for his participation in his films With the Shine in the Eyes and Fever on the Road.
He remained popular and he is best remembered for his role in the movie Stella with Melina Mercouri where he pronounced one quote, which was satyrized in the movie Straight Story in 2006.
He also appeared on several TV roles.