Nia Vardalos Biography
(Best Known for Starring in & Writing the Romantic Comedy Film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding')
Birthday: September 24, 1962 (Libra)
Born In: Winnipeg, Canada
Antonia Eugenia Vardalos, popularly known as Nia Vardalos, is a Canadian-American actress who became known for her role in the Oscar nominated film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’. She is also a screenwriter, director, as well as a producer. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Nia Vardalos began her career in the 1990s as a TV actress. She initially did minor roles in several TV shows such as ‘Boy Meets World’ and ‘Two Guys and a Girl’. She came to prominence after playing the lead role in the hit film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’. The film was not only a huge success commercially, but it also earned an Oscar nomination. Nia’s performance earned multiple awards as well. The film can be considered the most significant work in her career so far. Other significant films she has worked in include ‘I Hate Valentine’s Day’ which she wrote, directed, and also starred in. She played the lead role in film ‘My Big Fat Wedding 2’, which is the sequel to her first major work. The film did well commercially, though it wasn’t as much of a success compared to the prequel.