Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Greek [LIST]
In honor of the Greek-inspired flick, “Immortals,” hitting theaters on November 11, 2011, we got curious to find out which celebrities were of Greek descent. Here are a few celebrities you might not expect to be apart of a “big fat Greek wedding.”
MARIA MENUENOS – The “Access Hollywood” correspondent speaks Greek fluently.
TINA FEY - The “30 Rock” actress’s mother is from Greece.
ZACH GALIFIANAKIS - “The Hangover” star wears his last name proudly.
JOHN STAMOS - The actor that will forever be known as “Uncle Jesse” actually had his last named shortened from Stamotopoulos to Stamos, when his grandparents moved to America from Greece.
JAMIE-LYNN SIGLER - The former “The Sopranos” actress speaks Greek and Spanish fluently.
TIFFANI THIESSEN - The “Saved by the Bell” actress gets her Greek blood from her mother, who is also, Turkish and Welsh.
BETTY WHITE – She’s America’s “Golden Girl” who happens to be Greek and German.
CRISS ANGEL- The famous magician’s last name is actually Sarantakos.
Don’t forget to check out a few other Greeks in the action packed movie, “Immortals,” out in theaters November 11th!