Nia Vardalos

Nia Vardalos

Canadian-born American actress, screenwriter, director, and producer of Greek descent
Antonia Eugenia Vardalos is a Canadian actress, director, producer and screenwriter. She is best known for starring in and writing the romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which garnered her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 24, 1962
HometownWinnipeg, Canada
Net worth$10 million
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseIan Gomez (m 1994 - 2018) , Ian Gomez (m 1993 - 2018)
ChildrenIlaria Gomez
ParentsConstantine Vardalos , Doreen Vardalos


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14 Absolutely Fascinating Behind-The-Scenes Facts From Iconic Romantic Comedies

Nia Vardalos, the writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, added some real-life details and quotes from her family into the script, including the immortal line, "Greek women. We may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are tigers in the bedroom."
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2003Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureMy Big Fat Greek WeddingNominated
2003Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyMy Big Fat Greek WeddingNominated