Olympia Dukakis Net Worth

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Olympia Dukakis net worth is
$1.6 Million

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Olympia Dukakis (born June 20, 1931) is an American actress. In 1987, she won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA nomination for her performance in Moonstruck. She received another Golden Globe nomination for Sinatra, and Emmy nominations for Lucky Day, More Tales of the City and Joan of Arc.

Net Worth$1.6 Million
Date Of BirthJune 20, 1931
Place Of BirthLowell, Massachusetts, USA
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Producer
Work PositionAwards for Olympia Dukakis
SpouseLouis Zorich
NicknamesOlympia Dukakis, Dukakis, Olympia
Star SignGemini
1Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 39, a son Stefan Zorich on February 4, 1971. Child's father is her husband, Louis Zorich.
2Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 37, a son Peter Zorich on September 19, 1968. Child's father is her husband, Louis Zorich.
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 33, a daughter Christina Zorich on February 28, 1965. Child's father is her husband, Louis Zorich.
4Is one of 26 actresses to have won an Academy Award for their performance in a comedy; hers being for Moonstruck (1987). The others, in chronological order, are: Claudette Colbert (It Happened One Night (1934)), Loretta Young (The Farmer's Daughter (1947)), Josephine Hull (Harvey (1950)), Judy Holliday (Born Yesterday (1950)), Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday (1953)), Goldie Hawn (Cactus Flower (1969)), Glenda Jackson (A Touch of Class (1973)), Lee Grant (Shampoo (1975)), Diane Keaton (Annie Hall (1977)), Maggie Smith (California Suite (1978)), Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard (1980)), Jessica Lange (Tootsie (1982)), Anjelica Huston (Prizzi's Honor (1985)), Cher (Moonstruck (1987)), Jessica Tandy (Driving Miss Daisy (1989)), Mercedes Ruehl (The Fisher King (1991)), Dianne Wiest (Bullets Over Broadway (1994)), Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite (1995)), Frances McDormand (Fargo (1996)), Helen Hunt (As Good as It Gets (1997)), Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love (1998)), Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love (1998)), Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)), and Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook (2012)).
5Was the 95th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Moonstruck (1987) at The 60th Annual Academy Awards (1988) on April 11, 1988.
6She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theater at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 24, 2013.
7Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her daughter Christina Zorich to begin performing on stage in "The Rose Tattoo".
8Her favorite actress is Geraldine Page.
9Worked as a physical therapist in the 1950s in order to earn enough to train as an actress.
10Underwent a nose job in 1949 to remove a bump at the bridge of her nose.
11Daughter of Greek immigrants Constantine "Costa" (1899-1975) and Alexandra "Alec" (née Christos) Dukakis (1901-1994).
12Was 3 months pregnant with her daughter Christina Zorich when she completed her run of the Off-Broadway play "Electra".
13Studied acting with Peter Kass in Boston, and teaches master classes at studios and universities around the world.
14Grandmother of Isabella, Sofia, Luka and Erlinda.
15Attended and graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Massachusetts.
16Her Best Supporting Actress Oscar statuette was stolen from her home kitchen in 1989. The burglar left only her nameplate.
17She and Anita Gillette have had the same on-screen love interest twice: Larry Haines on Search for Tomorrow (1951) and Vincent Gardenia in Moonstruck (1987).
18Cousin of 1988 Democratic US presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.
19First cousin of Michael Dukakis and sister of Apollo Dukakis.


Dionne2017announcedMarlene Dietrich
Broken Links2016completedArlene
Change in the Air2016post-productionMargaret Lemke
The Secret of the Gods2014announcedNadira Repmant (rumored)
Outliving Emily2011Short completedEmily Hanratty
The Infiltrator2016Aunt Vicky
TripTank2015-2016TV SeriesMa / Caller
Forgive Me2013-2015TV SeriesNovalea
The Favor2015/IShort
Emily & Tim2015Emily (Segment 6)
7 Chinese Brothers2015Grandma
Sex & Violence2013-2015TV Mini-SeriesAlex Mandalakis
Big Driver2014TV MovieDoreen
F to 7th2014TV Series shortMarie
A Little Game2014YaYa
The Christmas Spirit2013TV MovieGwen Hollander
The Last Keepers2013Rosmarie Carver
Montana Amazon2012Ira
Bored to Death2010-2011TV SeriesBelinda
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2011TV SeriesDebby Marsh
Birds of a Feather2011/IOlympia
Dottie's Thanksgiving Pickle2010ShortMother Rose
Hove (The Wind)2009ShortZara
Worst Week2008TV SeriesJune
In the Land of Women2007Phyllis
Upside Out2006Dr. Walker
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines2006TV MovieMargie Carsen
Day on Fire2006Dr. Mary Wade
Away from Her2006Marian
Numb3rs2006TV SeriesCharlotte Yates
Jesus, Mary and Joey2005Sophia Vitello
Whiskey School2005Ellen Haywood
3 Needles2005Hilde the Missionary Nun
The Thing About My Folks2005Muriel Kleinman
The Great New Wonderful2005Judy Hillerman (segment "Judy's Story")
Center of the Universe2004-2005TV SeriesMarge Barnett
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear2004TV MovieMargie Carsen
It's All Relative2003TV SeriesColleen O'Neil
Charlie's War2003Charlie
Mafia Doctor2003TV MovieRose
The Event2003Lila Shapiro
The Intended2002Erina
Frasier2002TV SeriesCaller #3
The Simpsons2002TV SeriesZelda
Guilty Hearts2002TV MovieAmanda Patterson
Strange Relations2001TV MovieEsther Lipman
Further Tales of the City2001TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Anna Madrigal
Ladies and the Champ2001TV MovieSara Stevens
And Never Let Her Go2001TV MovieMarguerite Capano
Brooklyn Sonnet2000Helen Manners
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells2000TV MovieDinah
Joan of Arc1999TV Mini-SeriesMother Babette
A Life for a Life1998TV MovieCharlotte Kiszko
Better Living1998Nora
Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City1998TV Mini-SeriesAnna Madrigal
The Pentagon Wars1998TV MovieMadam Chairwoman
Scattering Dad1998TV MovieDotty
A Match Made in Heaven1997TV MovieHelen Rosner
Picture Perfect1997Rita
Balkan Island: The Last Story of the Century1997Mother
Heaven Will Wait1997TV MovieDiana
Milk & Money1996Goneril Plogg
Touched by an Angel1996TV SeriesClara
Jerusalem1996Mother (Mrs. Gordon)
Never Too Late1996Rose
Mr. Holland's Opus1995Principal Helen Jacobs
Mighty Aphrodite1995Jocasta
Jeffrey1995Mrs. Marcangelo
Young at Heart1995TV MovieRose Garaventi
Mother1995VideoMrs. Jay
I Love Trouble1994Jeannie, Peter's Secretary
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult1994Olympia Dukakis (uncredited)
Dead Badge1994Dr. Doris Rice
Look Who's Talking Now1993Rosie
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City1993TV Mini-SeriesAnna Madrigal
The Cemetery Club1993Doris Silverman
Over the Hill1992Alma Harris
Sinatra1992TV Mini-SeriesDolly Sinatra
Fire in the Dark1991TV MovieEmily Miller
The General Motors Playwrights Theater1991TV SeriesLaura Cunningham
Lucky Day1991TV MovieKatherine Campbell
Look Who's Talking Too1990Rosie
In the Spirit1990Sue
Dad1989Bette Tremont
Steel Magnolias1989Clairee Belcher
Look Who's Talking1989Rosie
Working Girl1988Personnel Director
Moonstruck1987Rose Castorini
The Equalizer1986TV SeriesJudge Paula G. Walsh
Walls of Glass1985Mary Flanagan
The Neighborhood1982TV MovieMrs. St. Paul
Movie Madness1982Helena Naxos ("Success Wanters")
One of the Boys1982TV SeriesProfessor
American Playhouse1982TV SeriesMama Nicola
Breaking Away1980TV Series
The Idolmaker1980Mrs. Vacarri
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980TV Movie
Rich Kids1979Lawyer
The Wanderers1979Joey's Mom
The Andros Targets1977TV SeriesMarina Angelis
Great Performances1975TV SeriesPauline
The Rehearsal1974
Death Wish1974Cop at the Precinct (uncredited)
Nicky's World1974TV MovieIrene Kaminios
Sisters1972Louise Wilanski (uncredited)
Made for Each Other1971Gig's Mother
John and Mary1969John's Mother
Stiletto1969Mrs. Amato (uncredited)
Lilith1964Patient (uncredited)
Twice a Man1964Young mother
Dr. Kildare1962TV SeriesAnna Nieves
The Doctors and the Nurses1962TV SeriesIoana Chiriac
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesDr. Barbara Moreno (1983)


Beneath the Olive Tree2015Documentary executive producer
Sex & Violence2013-2015TV Mini-Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Montana Amazon2012executive producer


Bereave2015very special thanks


Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHerself
The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Limping on Cloud Nine2018Documentary filmingHerself
Heroes of the Theatre2016Documentary filmingHerself
Geraldine Page: Stages of a DreamDocumentary post-productionHerself (rumored)
Starring Austin Pendleton2016Documentary shortHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself
Cocktails & Classics2015TV SeriesHerself
Beneath the Olive Tree2015DocumentaryNarrator
The Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Olympia Dukakis: Undefined2013DocumentaryHerself
The Hour2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Joe Papp in Five Acts2010DocumentaryHerself
The Golden Greek: The Harry Agganis Story2010DocumentaryNarrator
The Promise of Tomorow 1940-19602009DocumentaryHerself - Host / Narrator
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale2009Documentary shortHerself
Greatest Ever 80s Movies2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Greatest Ever Romantic Movies2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
The View2003-2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Biography2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tony Danza Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHerself
Signs Out of Time: The Life of Archaeologist Marija Gimbutas2004DocumentaryNarrator
The Greeks of Southern California: Through the Century - The Pioneers 1900 -19422002Video documentary
Still Cher2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Armenians: A Story of Survival2001DocumentaryNarrator
The Papp Project2001DocumentaryHerself
So Graham Norton2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Crimes of Honor2000TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Climb Against the Odds1999DocumentaryNarrator
Ruby1999TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The Greek Americans1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
A Paralyzing Fear: The Story of Polio in America1998TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Showbiz Today1996TV SeriesHerself
Cured! Secrets of Alternative Healing1994TV Movie documentaryHost
A Century of Women1994TV Mini-Series documentaryJoanne
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite Dramatic Motion Picture
The 14th Annual Women in Film Crystal Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Donahue1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards1989TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer
Steven Spielberg: An American Cinematheque Tribute1989TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
America's All-Time Favorite Movies1988TV MovieHerself
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Funniest Supporting Female Performer
The 60th Annual Academy Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Archive Footage

The Many Faces of...2011TV Series documentaryDinah
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
La Marató 20052005TV SpecialBette Tremont
Cher: The Farewell Tour2003TV Movie documentaryRose Castorini

Won Awards

2013Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameLive PerformanceOn May 24, 2013. At 6233 Hollywood Blvd.
2012FilmOut Festival AwardFilmOut San Diego, USBest ActressCloudburst (2011)
2012Jury AwardOut on Film, Atlanta, USBest ActressCloudburst (2011)
2007Special Award from Festival Main PartnerPacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia Pacific CountriesAway from Her (2006)
2003Grand Jury AwardL.A. OutfestOutstanding Actress in a Feature FilmThe Event (2003)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesJoan of Arc (1999)
1992CableACECableACE AwardsActress in a Dramatic SeriesThe Last Act Is a Solo (1991)
1988OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RoleMoonstruck (1987)
1988Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureMoonstruck (1987)
1988American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Supporting Female Performer - Motion Picture or TVMoonstruck (1987)
1987KCFCC AwardKansas City Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActressMoonstruck (1987)
1987LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressMoonstruck (1987)
1987NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Supporting ActressMoonstruck (1987)

Nominated Awards

2015Canadian Screen AwardCanadian Screen Awards, CABest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or SeriesSex & Violence (2013)
2008Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Supporting ActressAway from Her (2006)
2006Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Grownup Love StoryThe Thing About My Folks (2005)
2004Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActressThe Event (2003)
2004GenieGenie AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleThe Event (2003)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieJoan of Arc (1999)
1999Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionArmistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
1999ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or MiniseriesArmistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
1998Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieArmistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998)
1994BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest ActressArmistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993)
1993Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionSinatra (1992)
1993American Television AwardAmerican Television AwardsBest Actress in a MiniseriesSinatra (1992)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialLucky Day (1991)
1990American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureSteel Magnolias (1989)
1989BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleMoonstruck (1987)

2nd Place Awards

2012Golden Space Needle AwardSeattle International Film FestivalBest ActressCloudburst (2011)
1987NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActressMoonstruck (1987)

Known for movies

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