WorldCat Identities

Vardalos, Nia 1962-

Works: 97 works in 401 publications in 5 languages and 14,608 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biography  History  Documentary films  Humor  Historical films  Romance films  Comedy plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Conceptor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Interviewee, Creator, Director, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Nia Vardalos
Most widely held works by Nia Vardalos
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

94 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,498 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
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the highly successful 2002 motion picture, surprise: a hitherto unmentioned Portokalos family secret is sufficiently likelihood-bending as to force the previous film's characters out of large-screen retirement and back into our hearts for another big and fat Greek wedding
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,574 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
Connie and Carla by Michael Lembeck( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 694 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
MacGillivray Freeman's Greece : secrets of the past( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 318 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
Car dogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With everything on the line, Mark and his wily sales team have just 8 hours to sell more cars than have ever been sold in a single day. As the clock ticks down, their tactics step up, each ready to do whatever it takes to be top "car dog"
My big fat Greek life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 112 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
Helicopter mom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lloyd's mom Maggie becomes so convinced that he is gay that she "outs" him to his entire high school. Like any good "helicopter mom", who hovers over every aspect of her child's life, Maggie takes control of Lloyd's social life, setting him up on dates and filing for a gay student college scholarship. There's just one wrench in her grand plans: Lloyd doesn't even know whether he is gay or not
Instant mom by Nia Vardalos( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 59 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
Long ago and far away by David Ives( )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of short comedic works from playwright David Ives, with subjects ranging from the Lindbergh baby to chimps typing literary classics. The title work is a more serious, nostalgic look at two generations of apartment dwellers who meet in a time warp
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company)( )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America's foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Fran Adams, Scott Adsit, Scott Allman, Edward Asner, Samantha Bennett, Jennifer Bill, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Arye Gross, Jenn Jolovitz, Tim Kazurinsky, Laura Krafft, Joe Liss, Marsha Mason, Michael McCarthy, Jerry Minor, Tim O'Malley, David Razowsky, Mitch Rouse, John Rubano, Ruth Rudnick, Amy Sedaris, Brian Stack, Jill Talley, Miriam Tolan, Nia Vardalos, Ron West, Peter Zahradnick and Jim Zulevic
Secrets of the Aegean apocalypse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 34 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?
Connie and Carla by D Chiel( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young women with a Chicago cabaret act happen to witness a mafia hit, so they flee to L.A. and disguise themselves as drag queens to hide out
Instant mom by Nia Vardalos( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine stood in her way. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours' notice, she adopted a preschooler. This is Vardalos's hilarious and poignant true chronicle of trying to become a mother while fielding nosy "frenemies" and Hollywood reporters. With her signature wit and candor, she describes her and husband Ian Gomez's bumpy road to parenting, how they found their daughter, and what happened next. Vardalos includes a comprehensive how-to-adopt section and explores innovative ways to conquer the challenges all new moms face, from sleep to personal grooming. She learns that whether via biology, relationship, or adoption--motherhood comes in many forms.--From publisher description
Unexpected dreams : songs from the stars( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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My big fat Greek wedding
Alternative Names
Nia Vardalos actrice américaine

Nia Vardalos actriz y guionista canadiense.

Nia Vardalos attrice, sceneggiatrice e regista canadese

Nia Vardalos Canadees actrice

Nia Vardalos Canadian-born American actress, screenwriter, director, and producer of Greek descent

Nia Vardalos canadisk skuespiller

Nia Vardalos Greek Canadian actress, screenwriter, director, singer and producer

Nia Vardalos kanadensisk skådespelare

Nia Vardalos kanadisk skodespelar

Nia Vardalos kanadisk skuespiller

Nia Vardalos US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Vardalos, Antonia Eugenia.

Vardalos, Antonia Eugenia 1962-

Νία Βαρντάλος

Ниа Вардалос

Нија Вардалос

Ніа Вардалос

ניה ורדלוס

نيا فاردالوس

نیا واردالوس بازیگر کانادایی

니아 발다로스



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