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Nia Vardalos is finally back as Toula in 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

Nia Vardalos is finally back as Toula in 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

Nia Vardalos never sought stardom.

"Because I am a character actor, I thought I would be the fourth or eighth banana on a sitcom and that would be OK," she noted.

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Then she wrote and starred in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," which turned into a blockbuster hit in 2002, and everything changed.

The charmingly old-fashioned romantic comedy revolves around 30-year-old Toula (Vardalos), who shocks her tight-knit and boisterous Greek American family when she falls in love with a handsome non-Greek, Ian (John Corbett).

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