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FactBrother of actor Costas Mandylor.

Louis Mandylor is an Australian actor, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as Nick Poulos on the long-running American television series My Big Fat Greek Life and his role as Mark Costas on the Australian television series Satisfaction.

Mandylor was born in Melbourne, Australia, the son of Greek immigrants. His father was a butcher and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older brothers, George and Costas. He was educated at St. Kilda Park Primary School and Caulfield Grammar School.

Mandylor began his acting career in 1987 with a small role in the Australian film The Year My Voice Broke. He has since appeared in numerous films and television series, including The Young Doctors, Neighbours, Home and Away, Blue Heelers, All Saints, and McLeod’s Daughters.

In 2001, Mandylor relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his acting career. He has since appeared in such films as The Punisher (2004), Saw IV (2007), and Most Wanted (2020).

Mandylor has been married twice. His first marriage was to Australian actress Alexandra Tydings from 2001 to 2005. His second marriage is to American actress Jennifer Bransford, with whom he has two children.

Mandylor has a net worth of $3 million.

General Info

Full NameLouis Mandylor
ProfessionActor, Football player, Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter


ParentsGiannis Theodosopoulos, Louiza Theodosopoulou
SiblingsCostas Mandylor


MoviesMy Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Daylight's End, Code of Honor, AWOL-72, The Quest, One in the Chamber, The Game of Their Lives, Sinners and Saints, White Rush, Price of Glory, Silent Venom, The Frankenstein Syndrome, Necessary Roughness, The Sensei, Gang of Roses, The Mourning,...
TV ShowsMy Big Fat Greek Life, Martial Law, Can't Hurry Love, Down the Shore

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1He is of Greek descent.
2Los Angeles, California [April 2009]
3Played professional soccer in Australia from age 16 to 20.
4Produced and co-wrote his first short film (My Brother Cicero (1998)) in which he and Costas Mandylor (his brother) starred.
5He and brother Costas Mandylor shared the screen together as homicidal ghost siblings in the fourth season episode "Saving Private Leo" of Charmed (1998).
6"Mandylor" is his mother's maiden name.
7Brother of actor Costas Mandylor.
8Expert in "muy thai" (Thai kickboxing).




Sorority Party Massacre2012Mayor Bud Carson
Castle2012TV SeriesMister Kazoolie
A Green Story2012Peter
One in the Chamber2012Demyan Ivanov
Life at the Resort2011Todd Harvey
The Dog Who Saved Halloween2011TV MovieKent
Not Another Not Another Movie2011NASA Guy
Hung Out to Dry2010Short
Stained2010/IIIShortPastor Phillip
NCIS: Los Angeles2010TV SeriesLucas Maragos
The Prometheus Project2010Marcus
Sinners and Saints2010Cole
Bare Knuckles2010Nedish
The Cursed2010/ILloyd Muldoon
The Intruders2009Mark
Wrong Turn at Tahoe2009Stephen
CSI: Miami2004-2009TV SeriesJimmy Burris / Steve Riddick
Devil's Land2009ShortDetective Pappas
Silent Venom2009VideoJake Goldin
In the Eyes of a Killer2009Jack
CSI: NY2009TV SeriesDet. Christos Temmas
Rules of Engagement2009TV SeriesNick
No Time to Fear2009Dr. Sheridan
Golden Goal!2008Paolo delMonte
The Sensei2008Mark Corey
The Drum Beats Twice2008Leroy
Saturday Morning2007Frankie Cicotelli
Redline2007Arms Dealer
The Game of Their Lives2005Gino Pariani
White Rush2003Chick
Jimmy Bones2003Jimmy Bones
Gang of Roses2003Sheriff Shoeshine Michel
My Big Fat Greek Life2003TV SeriesNick
Betrayal2003Frank Bianci
Touched by an Angel2003TV SeriesMarty
Hitters2002Detective Monroy
She Spies2002TV SeriesLeo Divornak
Charmed2002TV SeriesNathan Lang
My Big Fat Greek Wedding2002Nick Portokalos
Angel Blade2002Kiel Parsons
Big Shots2001New Age Hitman
Relic Hunter1999-2001TV SeriesDerek Lloyd
Resurrection Blvd.2001TV SeriesJake Mornay
Suckers2001Bobby Deluca
Double Deception2001Luke Campbell
Jack of Hearts2000Jack Newland
Warm Texas Rain2000VideoAngel
Price of Glory2000Davey Lane
Friends2000TV SeriesCarl
Enemy Action1999Price
Martial Law1998-1999TV SeriesDet. Louis Malone
Criminal Affairs1998Clint Barker
Renegade Force1998Peter Roth
Jane Austen's Mafia!1998Middle Aged Vincenzo
My Brother Cicero1998ShortNicky
Champions1998William Rockman
Missing Links1997TV MovieRoger
Nash Bridges1997TV SeriesRay Goetz
The Quest1996Riggi
Can't Hurry Love1995-1996TV SeriesRoger Carlucci
The Set Up1995Pauly
Life 1011995VideoDonnie
Get Smart1995TV SeriesGeorgio
Frogmen1994TV Movie
Grace Under Fire1993-1994TV SeriesCarl
Down the Shore1992-1993TV SeriesAldo Carbone
Necessary Roughness1991McKenzie
China Beach1990TV SeriesAussie
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 22016post-productionNick Portokalos
The Matadors2016post-productionUncle Peter
Code of Honor2015post-productionDetective James Peterson
Hunted2015/IIpost-productionVincent Rekker
Intrepid2015/IIpost-productionDisgruntled Man
Spreading Darkness2015completedByron Fresnel
Hotel of the Damned2015post-productionNicky
Night Walk2015filmingPrison Warden
Daylight's End2015post-productionEthan Hill
The Sex Trip2015pre-productionSteve Burns
The Mourning2015David
Alone Together2014/IShortHenry Stratton
In 10 Easy Steps2014Snr. Det. Maurice Roper
Tension(s)2014Jake Lamar
Elwood2014ShortThe Watcher
Legacy of the Tengu2014Carson
The Takeaway2014
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending2014Lockeheed
Persephone2013/IIShortJack Aidoneus
The Perfect Summer2013Marcos
616: Paranormal Incident2013Ness
Jet Set2013Anthony


Hotel of the Damned2015producer post-production
A Desert Sonata2015Short executive producer post-production
In 10 Easy Steps2014associate producer
Elwood2014Short executive producer
Persephone2013/IIShort producer
The Prometheus Project2010associate producer
The Cursed2010/Iproducer
In the Eyes of a Killer2009producer
Jimmy Bones2003producer
My Brother Cicero1998Short producer


Elwood2014Short creator / story / written by
Persephone2013/IIShort story / writer
My Brother Cicero1998Short writer


The Blackout2014
In the Eyes of a Killer2009
Jimmy Bones2003




The Making of 'Devil's Land'2009Video documentaryHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHimself
Modern Warriors2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Happy Hour1999TV SeriesHimself


Won Awards

2010Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest Supporting Actor - ShortStained (2010)
2009Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest Motion Picture - DramaIn the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2009AOF/WAB AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest Actor in a Leading RoleIn the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2009AOF/WAB AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleIn the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2009Lifesaver Achievement AwardAtlantic City Cinefest
2009Festival PrizeSacramento International Film FestivalOutstanding Achievement in Feature FilmIn the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2009Festival PrizeSacramento International Film FestivalOutstanding Acting (Male)In the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2008Festival AwardHoboken International Film FestivalBest ActorIn the Eyes of a Killer (2009)
2003Feature Film AwardNew York International Independent Film & Video FestivalBest ActorWhite Rush (2003)

Nominated Awards

2013Action on Film AwardAction on Film International Film Festival, USABest Supporting Actor - Feature20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
2008Festival AwardHoboken International Film FestivalBest Supporting ActorThe Sensei (2008)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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