• My Big Fat Greek Wedding follows the story of "Toula"
  • Actress Nia Vardalos wrote and played the part
  • This is the star now, 20 years later!

Nia Vardalos is the real person behind the character "Toula." My Big Fat Greek Wedding is based on Nia's life. As the daughter of Greek immigrants, the actress grew up in Canada and she also fell in love with an American named Ian in real life. 

My Big Fat Greek Wedding: This Is "Toula" Today

'My Big Fat Greek Wedding': This Is "Toula" Today

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