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About Nia Vardalos
Nia Vardalos is a Canadian born American actress, writer and director widely known for writing and starring in the massively successful 2002 romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, in which she played the role of Toula Portokalos. She reprised her role as Toula Portokalos in the 2016 sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding. On television, she is known for her appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Team Knight Rider and Grey's Anatomy.
She was born to Doreen and Constantine Vardalos. She and actor Ian Gomez tied the knot in 1993. In 2008, the couple adopted a child named Illaria.
For her work on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, she won a number of awards, including an American Screenwriters Association Award and an Independent Spirit Award.
In 1999, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States.
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Famous quotes by Nia Vardalos
I thought I was attractive when I shot 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding.' Studio executives and movie reviewers let me know I had a confidence in my looks that was not shared by them.Nia Vardalos
On the publicity tour of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding,' I was asked over and over again, if, as the writer, I felt it was a fair depiction of real life to have someone of my er, below average looks, hook up with hottie John Corbett.Nia Vardalos
What I wish I had, is that I wish I was a little more Greek, in that I wish I could lose my North American driven attitude and that I could be a little bit more poetic and laissez faire.Nia Vardalos
When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage. He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close. He didn't want to see the magic.Nia Vardalos
Nia Vardalos' Popularity
Nia Vardalos is a famous Canadian actress, who was born on September 24, 1962. As a person born on this date, Nia Vardalos is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (September 24) and the 72nd most popular for the year (1962).
People born on September 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Nia Vardalos is the 744th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Nia Vardalos' birthday, Nia Vardalos is the 319th most famous Canadian and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
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