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Louis Mandylor

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Full Name
Louis Theodosopoulos

13 September 1966 (age 57) (
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

TV shows
Louiza Theodosopoulou, Giannis Theodosopoulos

My Big Fat Greek Wedding, AWOL‑72, The Mourning, Sinners and Saints, One in the Chamber

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Costas Mandylor, Gia Carides, Michael Constantine, Ian Gomez, Lainie Kazan

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Louis Mandylor (born Elias Theodosopoulos; Greek: Ηλίας Θεοδοσόπουλος; 13 September 1966) is a Greek Australian film and television actor. He is best recognized as Nick Portokalos in My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), a role he reprised in the sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016).


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Early life

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Mandylor was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the son of Greek immigrants from the Peloponnese, Louise (née Mandylaris) from Kalamata and Yannis Theodosopoulos from Tripoli, a taxi driver. He is the younger brother of fellow actor Costas Mandylor. He and his brother took a shorter version of their mother's last name citing their last name as being too long.

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He played for Heidelberg United FC (Megas Alexandros) in their 1988 State League championship team. He also played five National League games in 1989 and scored one goal.

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After his soccer career, he then emigrated to the United States to originally pursue a Boxing and then subsequently an Acting career.


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Mandylor is probably most famous for his role in the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002); he reprised his role in its spin-off TV series My Big Fat Greek Life (2003) and the movie sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016).

He has enjoyed success in US television shows, such as a prominent guest appearance on Relic Hunter with Tia Carrere. Other major roles include playing Louis Malone in Martial Law alongside Sammo Hung. However, the show only lasted two seasons, with Mandylor being dropped at the end of its first season. Mandylor appeared in the sitcom Friends, pretending to be Joey's twin in "The One With Unagi". He appeared twice on CSI: Miami; in the third season (2004) as a robber/killer, and in a different role in the eighth season (2009).

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He and his brother Costas have acted alongside each other in the Charmed episode "Saving Private Leo" (2002), the crime thriller Sinners and Saints (2010) and "My Brother Cicero" (1998), a short movie which Louis wrote and produced. Louis portrayed Deputy Lloyd in the Syfy thriller film The Cursed; he stars alongside his brother Costas. One of his more popular roles was that of Bobby DeLuca in the film Suckers (2001), where he plays a good-guy turned car salesman.

Personal Life

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Mandylor is an avid fan and practitioner of Muay Thai Kickboxing and is an expert in the art. Boxing was his original career he was pursuing when he first arrived in the United States where he was involved in some matches before getting influenced to try Acting.


  • China Beach (1990)
  • Necessary Roughness (1991)
  • Down the Shore (1992–93)
  • The Heartbreak Kid (1993)
  • Frogmen (1994)
  • Grace Under Fire (1993–94)
  • The Set-Up (1995)
  • Get Smart (1995)
  • Life 101 (1995)
  • Can't Hurry Love (1995)
  • The Quest (1996)
  • Criminal Affairs (1997)
  • Nash Bridges (1997)
  • Champions (1998)
  • My Brother Cicero (1998)
  • Jane Austen's Mafia! (1998)
  • Renegade Force (1998)
  • Suckers (1999)
  • Enemy Action (1999)
  • Martial Law (1998–99)
  • Friends (2000)
  • Price of Glory (2000)
  • Warm Texas Rain (2000)
  • Jack of Hearts (2000)
  • Big Shots (2001)
  • Double Deception (2001)
  • Resurrection Blvd. (2001)
  • Relic Hunter (1999–2001)
  • Angel Blade (2002)
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
  • Charmed (2002)
  • She Spies (2002)
  • Hitters (2002)
  • Rumble (2003)
  • Touched by an Angel (2003)
  • Betrayal (2003)
  • My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
  • White Rush (2003)
  • Gang of Roses (2003)
  • Jimmy Bones (2003)
  • CSI: Miami (2004)
  • The Game of Their Lives (2005)
  • Redline (2007)
  • Take (2007)
  • Saturday Morning (2007)
  • The Drum Beats Twice (2008)
  • The Sensei (2008)
  • In the Eyes of a Killer (2008)
  • The Ball Is Round (2008)
  • The Intruders (2009)
  • Bare Knuckles (2009)
  • Gerald (film) (2010)
  • Rules of Engagement (2009)
  • CSI: NY (2009)
  • Silent Venom (2009)
  • No Time to Fear (2009)
  • Devil's Land (2009)
  • Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
  • The Cursed (2010)
  • Not Another Not Another Movie (2010)
  • Sinners & Saints (2010)
  • The Prometheus Project (2010)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2010)
  • Spreading Darkness (2011)
  • Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
  • Sorority Party Massacre (2012)
  • One in the Chamber (2012)
  • 20 Feet Below: The Darkness Descending (2013)
  • The Mourning (2014)
  • AWOL72 The Movie (2015)
  • Code of Honor (2016) Detective Peterson

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
  • Broken Promise (2016) TV Movie – Reese
  • "Hand of God" (2017) Series - Season 2, Ep. 5 -Quintin Brode
  • California Dreaming: Escape from Ensenada" (2017)
  • Director

  • Jimmy Bones (2003)
  • In the Eyes of a Killer (2008)
  • Producer

  • "My Brother Cicero" (1998)
  • Jimmy Bones (2003)
  • In the Eyes of a Killer (2008)
  • Gerald (2010)
  • The Cursed (2010)
  • Writer

  • "My Brother Cicero" (1998)
  • Awards and accolades

  • Winner Best Actor at the Down Beach Film Festival for his role as Gerald in the film GERALD – October 2009
  • Winner Best Actor at the Sacramento International Film Festival for his role as Gerald in the film GERALD – April 2010
  • References

    Louis Mandylor Wikipedia

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