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New Canadian Cooking Show Showcases Greek Celebrities and Food

Greek food is loved around the world. So it is no surprise that in Toronto, Canada, where over 252,960 people claim Greek ancestry, a new television show has been launched highlighting Greek cuisine! The new series, "Star Foodies! Greece Edition"...

10 Celebrities You’d Never Guess are of Greek Descent

There are many celebrities that have Greek names and speak of their Greek heritage all of the time. However, there are also a bunch of famous people who are of Greek descent that might surprise you! Let's take a...

Nia Vardalos Would ‘Never say never’ to Doing a Third My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Actress Nia Vardalos recently discussed the possibilities of filming a third My Big, Fat Greek Wedding on the British television show Lorraine on Wednesday. The 53-year-old actress recently reprised her most famous role ever as "Toula" in My Big Fat Greek...

Jennifer Aniston Uses Greek Curse Word; Jimmy Kimmel Confused!

Jennifer Aniston may be the standard for class, elegance and style, but she showed off her dirty side by taking part in a game of cursing while visiting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" earlier this week. In a "Celebrity Curse Off" with...

Rita Wilson and Orianthi to Perform at Hollywood Christmas Parade

The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade will be held this Sunday, November 30 and will feature performances by Greek-American actress/producer/vocalist Rita Wilson and Greek-Australian rock goddess Orianthi. Considered the largest Christmas celebration in the U.S., the Hollywood Christmas Parade will be hosted...

Art Alexakis Heads On Tour After Everclear Announces New Album Release

Everclear frontman Art Alexakis has started a one-month solo tour following the announcement that the rock band will release a new album. The Greek-American musician just kicked off his solo performances for "Songs & Stories — An Evening With Art Alexakis of...

Ally Ioannides Cast in Recurring Role on NBC’s ‘Parenthood’

Budding young actress Ally Ioannides has joined the cast of the NBC series "Parenthood" in a recurring role. The 16-year-old Greek-American beauty has appeared in five episodes so far as Dylan Jones, who was introduced on the show as a new...

Billy Zane to Star in Amazon Pilot for US Remake of ‘Mad Dogs’

Greek-American actor Billy Zane has signed on to star in the US remake of the UK series "Mad Dogs." The hour-long dramedy is based on the UK series of the same name created by Cris Cole. The plot centers on...

PBS Show Traces Ancient Roots of 3 Greek Celebrities

An upcoming episode of "Finding Your Roots" will dig deep into the background of three famous Greeks. Tina Fey, George Stephanopoulos and David Sedaris will trace their family history with host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the PBS show. All three celebrities...

10 Celebrities You Might Not Guess Are Greek Americans

Like anyone else who is Greek American, some peoples’ names don’t immediately give them away as being of Greek heritage. There are many prominent Greek American celebrities who you might not have guessed are Greek. They are talented, philanthropic,...