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CAIRO - 24 September 2017: "I believe that there are moments in everyone's lives where a door flings open, and if you are terrified of what is on the other side, you must walk through it."- Nia Vardalos
Vardalos is a Canadian-American actress; she was born on September 24, 1962. She began her career on TV by doing minor roles in shows like; "The Drew Carey Show" (1997), "Boy Meets World" (1998-99), "Two Guys and a Girl" (1999) and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000)
Her debut was in 1996 in a film called "No Experience Necessary."
She was known for her film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" in 2002, and she was nominated for the Oscars for that role. Due to the film’s booming success of the film, the filmmakers decided to make the series "My Big Fat Greek Life," which aired in 2003.
Her latest Film was "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2," which was a sequel to her first major work.
● She made her directing debut in 2009
● She is married to the American actor Ian Gomez.
Another Quote for the road:
“The media was always so focused on the money a movie makes, but I was in Times Square, and a bunch of Japanese tourists looked at me and started shouting, “Toula!” I loved it. It is these tiny moments of connection that register with me the most and always have.”