Nia Vardalos


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 409 this week
Trailer
1:01 | Trailer
Nia Vardalos was born on September 24, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Antonia Eugenia Vardalos. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and My Big Fat Greek Life (2003). She was previously married to Ian Gomez. See full bio »

The Best TV and Movies to Watch in August

Check out our breakdown of the movies and shows we're excited about this month, including "Lovecraft Country."

See our picks list

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Fri, Aug 07 12:32 AM PDT on HBOF (522)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Rapist Anonymous (S15, Ep9)
Sat, Aug 08 1:00 PM PDT on ION (030)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 25 images
updated 13 Jun 2017
 
a list of 11 images
updated 13 Jun 2013
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 people
created 18 Jul 2014
 
a list of 47 people
created 22 Dec 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 27 people
created 10 Feb 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Nia Vardalos's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

My Big Fat Greek Wedding Toula Portokalos
(2002)
My Big Fat Greek Life Nia Portokalos
(2003)
(2004)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (46 credits)
 2020 Poisoned Love: The Stacey Castor Story (TV Movie)
Stacey
 2019 Same Time, Next Christmas (TV Movie)
Faye Anderson
 2019 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
Julia Kapatelis (voice)
 2018-2019 DuckTales (TV Series)
Selene
- Moonvasion! (2019) ... Selene (voice)
- Treasure of the Found Lamp! (2019) ... Selene (voice)
- The Spear of Selene! (2018) ... Selene (voice)
 2015-2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil (TV Series)
Angie Diaz / Additional Voices / Mrs. Diaz
- Cleaved (2019) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Sad Teen Hotline/Jannanigans (2019) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Beach Day/Gone Baby Gone (2019) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Is Another Mystery/Marco Jr. (2018) ... Angie Diaz (voice)
- Demoncism/Sophomore Slump (2017) ... Angie Diaz (voice)
 2018 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series)
Wendy Legrand
- I'm on My Own Path (2018) ... Wendy Legrand
 2018 Charming
Nemeny Neverwish (voice)
 2017 Dr. Ken (TV Series)
Tiffany
- Ken's Big Audition (2017) ... Tiffany
 2016 Graves (TV Series)
Annie Spiro
- Not Giants But Windmills (2016) ... Annie Spiro
- Through a Glass Gravely (2016) ... Annie Spiro
- The Careless Giant (2016) ... Annie Spiro
- A Tincture of Madness (2016) ... Annie Spiro
- Lions in Winter (2016) ... Annie Spiro
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Leah Wells
- The Wedding (2016) ... Leah Wells
- The Happy Couple (2016) ... Leah Wells
- The Package (2016) ... Leah Wells
 2016 Car Dogs
Sharon
 2015 Marry Me (TV Series)
Pam
- Mom Me (2015) ... Pam
 2015 Jane the Virgin (TV Series)
Barbara
- Chapter Nineteen (2015) ... Barbara
 2014 Helicopter Mom
Maggie
 2013-2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Minonna Efron
- Thought Criminal (2014) ... Minonna Efron
- Rapist Anonymous (2013) ... Minonna Efron
- Criminal Hatred (2013) ... Minonna Efron
 2013 Dealin' with Idiots
Ava Morris
 2012 McKenna Shoots for the Stars
Mrs. Brooks
 2012 For a Good Time, Call...
Rachel Rodman
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Karen
- Hope for the Hopeless (2012) ... Karen
 2011 Booking Agents (Short)
Booking Agent
 2011 Larry Crowne
Map Genie (voice)
 2011 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Angela Torres
- Damaged by Love (2011) ... Angela Torres
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Eileen
- Pilot (2010) ... Eileen
 2009 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Lisa Shane
- What If? (2009) ... Lisa Shane
 2009 My Life in Ruins
Georgia
 2009 I Hate Valentine's Day
Genevieve Gernier
 2008 My Boys (TV Series)
Jo
- Dudes Being Dudes (2008) ... Jo
- Take My Work Wife... Please (2008) ... Jo
- Spit Take (2008) ... Jo
 2004 Connie and Carla
Connie
 2003 My Big Fat Greek Life (TV Series)
Nia Portokalos
- Greek Easter (2003) ... Nia Portokalos
- Nick Moves Out (2003) ... Nia Portokalos
- Big Night (2003) ... Nia Portokalos
- The Free Lunch (2003) ... Nia Portokalos
- Ariana (2003) ... Nia Portokalos
 2002 Meet Prince Charming
Jennifer
 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Toula Portokalos
 2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Interior Decorator (2000) ... Lawyer
 1999 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Career Day (1999) ... Evelyn
 1999 It's Like, You Know... (TV Series)
Mindy
- Memories of Me (1999) ... Mindy
 1998-1999 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Mrs. Gallagher / Waitress
- Can I Help to Cheer You? (1999) ... Mrs. Gallagher
- You're Married, You're Dead (1998) ... Waitress (uncredited)
 1998 Short Cinema (Video)
 1997-1998 Team Knight Rider (TV Series)
Domino
- Legion of Doom (1998) ... Domino (voice)
- Apocalypse Maybe (1998) ... Domino (voice)
- Home Away from Home (1998) ... Domino (voice)
- The Ixtafa Affair (1998) ... Domino (voice)
- The Blonde Woman (1998) ... Domino (voice)
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Grace Almada
- Strange Bedfellows (1997) ... Grace Almada
 1997 Men Seeking Women
Iris
 1996 No Experience Necessary (Short)
Sheila
 1996 Common Law (TV Series)
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
 1994 Missing Persons (TV Series)
Female Bartender
- If You Could Pick Your Own Parents... (1994) ... Female Bartender
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (66 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of her book, "Instant Mom". See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'd been raised by my parents who taught me not to think you're better than you are. And that I think is what Larry Crowne is going through. [He] will do anything to make a living, and that is indicative I think globally, and much more so in this country. People are just trying to get by. There's a relevance to 'Larry Crowne' that's fortunate and unfortunate. This is not a downer movie, this is ... See more »

Trivia:

Named after her grandmothers Eugenia and Antonia. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed