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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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  • Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Of Greek Descent
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    Jennifer Aniston is part Greek on her paternal side. She rose to fame thanks to her role as Rachel on the hit TV show "Friends."
    • Born: 1969-02-11
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Tina Fey's father is of half German and half Scottish descent. Her mother is Greek. Fey has starred in films such as Date Night and Baby Mama.
    • Born: 1970-05-18
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • John Stamos is of Greek, Irish, and English descent. He has appeared on TV shows such as "ER" and "Full House."
    • Born: 1963-08-19
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Cypress, California, USA

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  • Tiffani Thiessen is of German, Greek, Turkish, and Welsh descent. She has appeared on TV shows such as "Saved by the Bell" and "Beverly Hills, 90210."
    • Born: 1974-01-23
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

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