Olympia Dukakis

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Olympia Dukakis, May 2013

Olympia Dukakis (born June 20, 1931)[1] is an American actress. She acts in movies and television and on stage. In 1987, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her performance in the movie Moonstruck. She also received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance as Anna Madrigal in the miniseries Tales of the City.[2]

Dukakis is the daughter of Greek immigrants. She was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on June 20, 1931.[3] She is a cousin of 1988 presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.[4] From 1962 until his death in 2018, she was married to actor Louis Zorich.

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  1. "Olympia Dukakis". The TV Guide. Retrieved Jan 16, 2015.
  2. "Olympia Dukakis". Bio. Retrieved Jan 15, 2015.
  3. "Olympia Dukakis". The New York Times. January 16, 2015.
  4. Jerome R. Corsi, The Obama Nation (New York: Threshold Editions/ Simon & Schuster, 2008), pp. 282–283