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Vardalos, Nia 1962-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 286 publications in 4 languages and 11,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Television comedies  History  Fiction  Interviews  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist, Director, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nia Vardalos
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos ( Visual )
70 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne (Hanks) enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher (Roberts). Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live"--Container
My life in ruins ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks
American girl ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet McKenna Brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this all-new, modern-day adventure. McKenna is on track to make the regional competitive gymnastics team, but off track in school, where she's suddenly struggling to keep up. When her teacher suggests a tutor, she's embarrassed and desperate to keep it a secret from her friends. Then a bad fall at the gym sidetracks her from her favorite sport. Will she recover in time to make the team? Can she succeed in school, too? McKenna needs to focus on her strengths to overcome her challenges--and, with the help of family and friends, find a way to believe in herself again
Connie and Carla by Michael Lembeck ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and French and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connie and Carla are best friends who want to make a name for themselves in the musical theater. One night, Connie and Carla witness a low-level Mafiosi hit. The gals are seen by the shooters, and they hit the road in fear for their lives. Connie and Carla end up in Los Angeles, needing new identities. After watching a drag review, they decide to pose as drag queens. Their act is an immediate hit, and soon they're the toast of L.A.'s gay community. Meanwhile, Connie falls for Jeff, a regular guy looking for his cross-dressing brother
Curb your enthusiasm ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful carreer, and a great home. Prone to speaking the unspeakable, honest to the point of insensitivity, Larry is a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities
For a good time, call-- by Justin Long ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overachiever Lauren is suddenly on her own after her boyfriend breaks up with her. Free-spirited Katie is about to lose a dream apartment unless she can find a roommate. After they move in, Lauren discovers that Katie is working as a phone-sex operator and decides to get in on it. As their partnership starts bringing in the money, their newfound friendship finds unexpected challenges that may leave them both hanging on the line
I hate Valentine's Day by Nia Vardalos ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genevieve Gernier owns a flower shop in Manhattan. She has a personal, strict philosophy on dating. Her rule: no more than five dates with a man to ensure that she will never get dumped or hurt. When Greg Gatlin buys a restaurant nearby her shop, they decide to date. However, after five dates, Genevieve is not happy with her rule and does not know how to meet Greg again. The rule that she swore to never break, could end up breaking her heart
MacGillivray Freeman's Greece secrets of the past ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ancient Greek civilization comes to life in a giant screen adventure! Journey back in time with a dynamic tale of science, archaeological adventure, and discovery
Instant mom by Nia Vardalos ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The popular actress shares her story of adopting a preschooler, relating her parenting experiences while discussing innovative ways to conquer the challenges new moms face
My big fat Greek life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newlyweds Nia and Ian return from their honeymoon to begin their life with Nia's colorful Greek-American family. In this 7-episode television series, the two lovebirds do their best to assert their independence, despite the well-meaning omnipresence and interference of Nia's bombastic relatives
Curb your enthusiasm ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful carreer, and a great home. He is prone to speaking the unspeakable, honest to the point of insensitivity, Larry is a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities
Curb your enthusiasm by Larry David ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry David has it all - money, security, famous friends, a nurturing wife, and an oceanfront home. So why is he so intent on making a mess out of his life? Contains all 10 episodes from season two
Men seeking women ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three single friends agree to bet $2,000 each to see not only who can get a girlfriend, but also live with her for three months. Can these guys even make it past the first date?
Unexpected dreams songs from the stars ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connie and Carla by D Chiel ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secrets of the Aegean apocalypse ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1,200 years before the birth of Christ, the Aegean was ringed with vibrant civilizations. A century later, the Egyptians alone retained a measure of their former strength. What happened in those hundred years has long been a source of mystery and fascination for scholars of the ancient world. Travel from the banks of the Nile to the mountaintop remains of Minoan fortresses on Crete in search of clues to what happened. Could a mysterious warrior nation know as "The Sea People" have taken down the greatest powers in the world in a span of just 50 years?
Instant mom : I Thought I Knew Love, and Then I Met My Daughter by Nia Vardalos ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The popular actress shares her story of adopting a preschooler, relating her parenting experiences while discussing innovative ways to conquer the challenges new moms face
An interview with screenwriter Nia Vardalos ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nia Vardalos was nominated for the Academy Award and the Writer's Guild Award in 2003 for her breakthrough screenplay My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which was based on her one-woman play. The film became the highest-grossing independent feature and turned her in to an overnight success, spawning a follow-up sitcom and a cemented spot among Hollywood's elite writers. Listen as she talks candidly about her favorite laugh, tapping into her inner guy, and why her take on the hardest part of screenwriting just might make you blush
Meet Prince Charming ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man and woman engage in a typical e-mail infatuation. As their connection grows, they finally get the courage to meet face to face and get the surprise of their lives
 
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Alternative Names
Vardalos, Antonia Eugenia.
Vardalos, Antonia Eugenia 1962-
ニア, ヴァルダロス
Languages
English (167)
German (8)
French (4)
Italian (1)
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