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Greek Oscar Winners Over the Decades: Academy Awards

Five Greek Oscar winners have existed throughout the glamorous history of the Academy Awards. At the Oscars, five Greeks have laid hold of the gold-plated statuette, including Katina Paxinou (1944), Manos Hadjidakis (1961), Vassilis Photopoulos (1965), Vangelis Papathanassiou (1982)...

Empire State: Chris Potamitis On His Famous Heist and Life Story

When Chris Potamitis was a young man, he took part in the largest cash robbery in US history. In an exclusive interview, Potamitis spoke to Greek Reporter about the real events of the heist, the jail time he faced,...

Sundance’s ‘Cryptozoo’ Includes Zoe Kazan and Angeliki Papoulia

The animated film "Cryptozoo" will premiere at the virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The cast includes Greek-American actresses Angeliki Papoulia and Zoe Kazan. "Cryptozoo" will have its world premiere under Sundance's NEXT category, which seeks to show the most forward-thinking,...

Maria Menounos’ Parents Both Hospitalized With COVID

Famous Greek-American host Maria Menounos' parents have both been hospitalized with COVID-19. Menounos announced that she took a weeklong break from hosting her podcast and daily show, "Better Together", because of her parents' hospitalization. Menounos' mother Litsa was already fighting brain...

Guitarist and Singer Orianthi Releases New Album ‘O’

Greek-Australian singer, songwriter, and critically acclaimed guitarist Orianthi has just released a new solo album, titled "O", which debuted on November 6. This is the musician's first new studio album in almost seven years. One of her previous albums, "According...

Tina Fey to Host ‘One Night Only: The Best Of Broadway’

Theater productions in general have suffered a lot during the coronavirus pandemic, as Broadway has closed its doors in accordance to health protocols. However, the performers have decided to showcase their skills and bring us some much needed joy in...

Jennifer Aniston Goes Back to Work Masked Up On ‘The Morning Show’

As "The Morning Show" recently resumed filming for its second season, Jennifer Aniston went back on set making sure to take all proper precautions for pandemic-era set life. The former "Friends" star showed a little bit of life behind the...

Simon Kassianides Stars in Chapter 11 of ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney+ hit show "The Mandalorian" just premiered Chapter 11 of its show - "The Heiress" - and there was a familiar Greek face on screen: Simon Kassianides. The London-born Greek actor plays Axe Woves on the show, which takes place...

“Apples” Will Represent Greece for International Feature Film at Oscars in 2021

"Apples," the directorial debut of Greek filmmaker Christos Nikou, will represent Greece in the "Best International Feature Film" category at the Oscars in 2021. Nikou is known internationally for his work as assistant director on critically acclaimed films like "Dogtooth"...

Tommy Lee Collaborates With Machine Gun Kelly On New Song

Tommy Lee collaborated with Machine Gun Kelly, who played the famous Motley Crue drummer in the Netflix series "The Dirt", on a new song called "Climb". "Climb" is a genre mix was composed for a new four-part horror musical podcast...