Early and personal life
Vardalos was born in Winnipeg Manitoba on September 24 1962. Vardalos also voiced the character Map Genie in the film. Her next film released in 2004 was Connie and Carla a musical about two women pretending to be drag queens.
Her most notable work is the 2002 Academy Award–nominated film My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Antonia Eugenia "Nia" Vardalos (born September 24 1962) is a Canadian-Greek actress screenwriter director singer and producer.