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Nia Vardalos Tributes Michael Constantine; Shares Update On ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3’

Nia Vardalos reunited with her My Big Fat Greek Wedding costars Louis Mandylor, Lainie Kazan, and Gia Carides to tribute their costar Michael Constantine who died on Aug. 31 at the age of 94. “Friends in real life are why our films are so much fun to make,” she wrote. “Cousin Nikki @gia.carides & brother Nick @louismandylorofficial & mom, @lainie_kazan gathered to honor the memory of Michael Constantine, may he rest in peace.” She added of Constantine, “He had told me he wouldn’t be able to join us for the third film and his wish was that we go on. I wrote...
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Reading FilmFest receives $25,000 donation to honor late actor Michael Constantine

At a gala opening Friday night, Reading FilmFest announced it had received a $25,000 endowment in honor of the late actor and Reading native Michael Constantine. “Because of the generosity of an anonymous donor there will be a fund established in Michael’s honor — not in his memory but in his honor — to celebrate him,” said Santo Marabella, film commissioner and board member.
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding Actors Reunite to Honor Late Costar Michael Constantine: 'We Miss You'

Cast members of My Big Fat Greek Wedding have come together to honor the memory of their late costar Michael Constantine, who died in late August at the age of 94. On Thursday, Nia Vardalos shared a photo of herself having a meal with former castmates Gia Carides, Louis Mandylor and Lainie Kazan — who all appeared in the 2002 romantic comedy and its 2016 sequel, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.
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Michael Constantine: Actor who starred in ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’

Michael Constantine, an Emmy-winning character actor who played a wry high school principal on the TV series Room 222 and starred three decades later as the Windex-obsessed, endearingly overbearing dad in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, has died aged 94. A beetle-browed veteran of stage and screen, Constantine appeared in...
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding Star Michael Constantine Has Died

Michael Constantine, who played lovable crank Costas “Gus” Portokalos in both of the My Big Fat Greek Wedding movies, has died. He was 94. His agent told Deadline that Constantine died on August 31 of natural causes. Nia Vardalos eulogized her onscreen father on Twitter, calling Constantine “the dad to our cast-family, a gift to the written word, and always a friend. Acting with him came with a rush of love and fun. I will treasure this man who brought Gus to life. He gave us so much laughter and deserves a rest now. We love you Michael.”
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Actor Michael Constantine has died at 94

Actor Micahel Constantine has died at the age of 94. As reported by CNN, the actor died last week. Constantine, who was most known for his role as the father in “My Big fat Greek Wedding,” had an acting career of five decades. He also won an Emmy award for his role as principal Seymour Kaufman in the series “Room 222.”
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Emmy Winner Michael Constantine Passes Away At 94

WASHINGTON — Emmy-winning veteran actor Michael Constantine has passed away at the age of 94 at his Reading, Massachusetts, United States home. The late actor’s agent, Julia Buchwald, confirmed to a news organization that he died on Aug. 31, 2021, at his home from natural causes. Taking to her Twitter...
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