My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002 premiere

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Monday April 15th, Pacific Cinerama Dome 6360 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

1. Lainie Kazan

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Actress and singer Lainie Kazan first made her mark with her Broadway debut in 1961 with the musical The Happiest Girl in the World. The following year, she appeared in another musical, Bravo Giovanni. She eventually served as Barbra Streisand's understudy for the lead role of Fanny Brice in Funny ...

2. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

3. Rita Wilson

Actress | Jingle All the Way

Rita Wilson was born on October 26, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Margarita Ibrahimoff. She is an actress and producer, known for Jingle All the Way (1996), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Runaway Bride (1999). She has been married to Tom Hanks since April 30, 1988. They have two children.

4. Nia Vardalos

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

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.

5. Ian Gomez

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

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 My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), The Drew Carey Show (1995) and Felicity (1998). He was previously married to Nia Vardalos.

6. Gia Carides

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Gia Carides has been working as an actress since age 12 in film and in theatre. She has been nominated twice for her work, in Strictly Ballroom (1992) (Best Actress in a Supporting Role AFI Awards) and Brilliant Lies (1996) (Best Actress in a Leading Role AFI Awards). She has appeared in as many ...

7. John Corbett

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

John Corbett is an American actor who received Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Chris Stevens in Northern Exposure (1990), and a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Aidan Shaw in Sex and the City (...

8. Zach Galifianakis

Actor | The Hangover

Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, to Mary Frances (Cashion), who owned a community arts center, and Harry Galifianakis, a heating oil vendor. His father is of Greek descent and his mother is of mostly English and Scottish ancestry. Zach moved to New York City after failing ...

9. Bess Meisler

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Bess Meisler is an actress, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and Room 6 (2006).

10. Brad Sherwood

Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Bradley Sherwood was born on the 24th November, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, and later, grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He began acting at the age of eight. He graduated from Wright State University with a BFA in Acting and, soon thereafter, took his talents to Hollywood. His first real role was on ...

11. Louis Mandylor

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Louis Mandylor

is most recognized for his leading credits throughout a variety of highly acclaimed, award winning films and television series, including the Academy Award-nominated box office smash hit comedy, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and its sequel Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

Additionally, he is known...

12. Lorna Luft

Actress | Grease 2

The daughter of Judy Garland and producer Sidney Luft, and the half-sister of Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft was born in 1952 in Santa Monica, California. According to her autobiography, "Me and My Shadows" (1998), she and her younger brother Joey Luft lived an idyllic childhood in Bel Air, oblivious to...

13. Dakota Fanning

Actress | War of the Worlds

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and ...

14. Dominique Swain

Actress | Lolita

Dominique Swain was born Dominique Ariane Swain on August 12, 1980 and raised in Malibu, California, USA. The second of three daughters of mother Cindy and father David an electrical engineer, her sisters makeup artist Alexis and actress Chelse. She debuted her film career in the controversial ...

15. Mimi Rogers

Actress | Lost in Space

It's fair to say that after 20 years and over 50 film appearances, Mimi Rogers should be praised for her variety of roles and acting capabilities, not for a brief marriage to a Hollywood star. In the early 1980s she began to carve a niche for herself in Hollywood, appearing on television and in ...

16. Doug Hutchison

Actor | The Green Mile

Doug grew up in Detroit and Minneapolis, eventually moved to N.Y.C., and attended the Juilliard School for a brief stint. After studying two years with Sanford Meisner and working a plethora of odd-ball jobs (including dressed as a giant Citibank card handing out fliers in Times Square), the actor ...

17. Ron Silver

Actor | Timecop

Ron Silver was born on July 2, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Ronald Arthur Silver. He was an actor and director, known for Timecop (1994), Reversal of Fortune (1990) and Find Me Guilty (2006). He was married to Lynne Miller. He died on March 15, 2009 in New York City.

18. Arianna Huffington

Actress | John Q

Arianna Huffington was born on July 15, 1950 in Athens, Greece as Ariadne Anna Stassinopoulos. She is an actress and producer, known for John Q (2002), The Siege (1998) and Edtv (1999). She was previously married to Michael Huffington.

19. Martin Short

Actor | The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Martin Short was born on March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Martin Hayter Short. He is an actor and writer, known for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), Inherent Vice (2014) and ¡Three Amigos! (1986). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman.

20. Nancy Dolman

Actress | Soap

Nancy Dolman was born on September 26, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Nancy Jane Dolman. She was an actress, known for Soap (1977), It's a Living (1980) and Landon Landon & Landon (1980). She was married to Martin Short. She died on August 21, 2010 in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, ...

21. Christina Applegate

Actress | The Sweetest Thing

Christina Applegate was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to record producer/executive Robert William Applegate and singer-actress Nancy Priddy. Her parents split-up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings from her father's re-marriage - Alisa (b. 10 October 1977) & Kyle (b. 15...

22. Johnathon Schaech

Actor | Legends of Tomorrow

Johnathon Schaech exploded onto the scene as one of Hollywood's most handsome leading men in Jocelyn Moorhouse's How to Make an American Quilt (1995) and Tom Hanks' directorial debut That Thing You Do! (1996) Since then, Johnathon has shown incredible versatility as an actor. Over the last twenty ...

23. Jennifer Beals

Actress | Flashdance

Jennifer Beals is an internationally renowned actress who has over 90 credits to her name, including critically acclaimed feature films and some of the highest rated television series to date. Beals is currently executive producing and returning as a lead cast member in the revival of her hit ...

24. Renée Taylor

Actress | The Nanny

Renée Taylor was born in the Bronx, New York to Frieda (née Silverstein) and Charles Wexler. She worked as a comedian in the early 1960s at the New York City nightclub Bon Soir. Her opening act was a then unknown Barbra Streisand. She earned notice for her portrayal of Eva Braun in Mel Brooks's The...

25. Kathleen Davison

Producer | Primrose Lane

Award-winning American filmmaker (writer/director/producer/actor) and founder/CEO of Painted Saint Entertainment, Kathleen Davison strives to honor her company motto:

Endeavor. Empower. Enlighten. Endure.

After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater at Penn State University, Kathleen began ...

26. Aneela Zaman

Actress | Jimmy Bones

Aneela Zaman is known for her work on Jimmy Bones (2003), Big Shots (2001) and Top of the Food Chain (1999).

27. Michael Constantine

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Award-winning Greek-American actor Michael Constantine (born 22 May 1927) is best known for his portrayal of the Windex bottle-toting family patriarch "Gus Portokalos" in the sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). Before his appearance in that movie and the subsequent TV series based on it, ...

28. Andrea Martin

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Andrea Martin was born on January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine, USA as Andrea Louise Martin. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).

29. Gerry Mendicino

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Gerry Mendicino attributes his career success to his versatility of characters in a variety of venues in the entertainment industry. Gerry was born in North Bay Ontario Canada, graduated from Windsor University's Drama School and began his career on King of Kensington (1975) and host of Polka Dot ...

30. Joey Fatone

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Joey Fatone was born on January 28, 1977 in Brooklyn New York, to Phyllis and Joseph Anthony Fatone, who is an actor and musician. He is of Italian descent. At age 13, his family moved down to Orlando Florida. After graduating from high school, he started to work at Universal Studios. There, he met...

31. Stavroula Logothettis

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Stavroula Logothettis was born in Athens, Greece. She is an actress, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and Avengers: United They Stand (1999). She has been married to Danylo Hawaleshka since 1996.

32. Bruce Gray

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Most Canadians would know Bruce Gray as the star of the TV series Traders (Gemini Award), but most Americans would recognize him as the Father of the groom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Although he began his acting career on stage in the 60s, he quickly moved into daytime dramas: contracted to ...

33. Fiona Reid

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Born in England, Reid lived in Germany, Africa, and the United States before settling in Canada in 1964. She first became interested in acting while attending Toronto's Lawrence Park Collegiate. She went on to study theatre at McGill University in Montreal and the Banff Centre for the Arts in ...

34. Jayne Eastwood

Actress | Dawn of the Dead

Jayne Eastwood was born on December 17, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Dawn of the Dead (2004), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and Videodrome (1983). She was previously married to David Flaherty.

35. Arielle Sugarman

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Arielle Sugarman is an actress, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002).

36. Joel Zwick

Director | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Joel Zwick was born on January 11, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Elvis Has Left the Building (2004) and The New Odd Couple (1982).

37. Gary Goetzman

Producer | Mamma Mia!

Gary Goetzman was born on November 6, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Gary Michael Goetzman. He is a producer and actor, known for Mamma Mia! (2008), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) and Where the Wild Things Are (2009). He is married to Leslie Anne Carroll Goetzman. They have two children.

38. Alexander Janko

Music_department | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

An award-winning filmmaker, Alexander Janko's creative repertoire spans the music, literary, stage, TV and film industries.

Classically trained as a cellist, his first single "Omniscient Woman" won Billboard's Best Original Song competition in 1991. After graduating Princeton, he moved to Hollywood ...

39. Christopher Wilson

Sound_department | Beast

Christopher Wilson is known for his work on Beast (2017), Tell It to the Bees (2018) and The Hollow Crown (2012).

40. Jeffrey Jur

Cinematographer | Dirty Dancing

Jeffrey Jur was born in June 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Dirty Dancing (1987), The Last Seduction (1994) and Carnivàle (2003).



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