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Overview (2)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameIan Braque Gomez

Mini Bio (1)

Ian Gomez was born on December 27, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Ian Braque Gomez. He is an actor, known for Cougar Town (2009), Edtv (1999) and My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). He has been married to Nia Vardalos since September 5, 1993. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Nia Vardalos (5 September 1993 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

The New York native moved from Chicago in 1994 to try to get his big break, which occurred when he landed the recurring role on The Drew Carey Show (1995).
An alumnus of Chicago's ImprovOlympic improvisation troupe. Fellow members include the late Chris Farley, Jon Favreau, Pat Finn, Tim Meadows and Rachel Dratch.
Of Russian Jewish and Puerto Rican descent. He converted to the Greek Orthodox faith when he married Nia Vardalos.
Married to actress Nia Vardalos.
Was the model for the "Ian Miller" (John Corbett) character in My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), which was written by his wife, Nia Vardalos.
His wife, Nia Vardalos, made a guest appearance as the wife of his character on The Drew Carey Show: Strange Bedfellows (1997).
Ian and Nia adopted a toddler daughter in 2008.

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