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Famous People Of Greek Descent  

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This list of famous people of Greek descent is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are of Greek descent. Some of them have a mixed heritage while others are 100 percent Greek. Celebrities of Greek descent have had successful careers in film, television, and sports. Several comedic actors and actresses are of Greek descent.

Who is the most famous person of Greek descent? Jennifer Aniston tops this list. The “Friends” actress is Greek on her paternal side.

Some hilarious actors are also Greek. Tina Fey's mother is Greek and comedian Zach Galifianakis is of Greek, English, Scottish, Welsh, French, and Irish descent. He has appeared in films like The Hangover and Due Date. Other funny celebrities who are of Greek ancestry include “The Golden Girlsactress Betty White, and comedian Demetri Martin.

How do you celebrate the multi-cultural aspects of your heritage? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Of Greek Descent
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TV host Maria Menounos's parents are Greek immigrants.

Age: 40

Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Of Greek Descent
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Sportscaster Bob Costas is of Irish and Greek descent.

Age: 66

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Of Greek Descent
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Betty White is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent. She has appeared on TV shows such as "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."

Age: 97

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

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Angie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Of Greek Descent
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Angie Harmon is of Greek, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Dutch descent. She is famous for her role on "Law and Order."

Age: 46

Birthplace: Highland Park, Texas, United States of America

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