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Lanthimos Scores Five Golden Globe Nominations for New Film

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film The Favourite has been nominated for five awards at this year's Golden Globe competition. The Favourite was nominated on Wednesday in...

Nia Vardalos, John Stamos Join Efforts To Rebuild Orphanage

Well-known actors of Greek descent, Canadian Nia Vardalos and American John Stamos, have joined forces with The Hellenic Initiative to launch an online campaign for the...

Tom Hanks Says Greek Institute Used His Name In Hoax Event

A company called ''Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy'' (HICD) is being accused by the famous actor Tom Hanks of fraud as it used his...

Matthew McConaughey on Greece: ‘I was in Paradise for Three Weeks’ (video)

Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey praised Greece during his appearance on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show", describing his Greek vacation as "three weeks in paradise." McConaughey was in...
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Maria Menounos Plans to Get Married in Greece

Maria Menounos is a Greek-American actress, journalist, television host and occasional professional wrestler. She is really proud of her Greek heritage and she never...

Celebrities on the Side of Athens Fires Victims

As the fire-stricken victims of the Athens fires still count their wounds, several celebrities show their support and raise funds to aid the Greeks. The...

Greeks Nominated for Oscars Go as Far Back as 1935

Greeks and the Oscars are no strangers to each other. In fact the first Greek who has been nominated for an Academy Award was...
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Maria Menounos is Having a Second Wedding…in Greece!

Maria Menounos, who got married in a very public, live TV ceremony on New Year's Eve, has plans to hold a second wedding in...

Sony Pictures Classics to Distribute Maria Callas Documentary

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired “Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words,” Tom Volf’s documentary about the iconic Greek-American opera singer, for distribution in...

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...