Screenwriter and actress, who is best known for writing and starring in her first feature, the 2002 smash comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding. She received an Academy Award Nomination in 2003 for Best Original Screenplay.
Her husband Ian Gomez converted to her Greek Orthodox religion prior to their marriage.
In 2012, she appeared as Mrs. Brooks in the movie McKenna Shoots for the Stars.
She married Ian in September of 1993, and the couple adopted a daughter in 2008.
John Corbett played her love interest in the sleeper hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.