Melina Kanakaredes is an American actress. She is best known for playing the role of Detective Stella Bonasera on the series CSI: NY. She is also known for her portrayal of Dr. Sydney Hansen in the series Providence and Eleni Andros Cooper in the American daytime television drama series Guiding Light. Born Melina Eleni Kanakaredes on April 23, 1967 in Akron, Ohio, to Harry Kanakaredes and Connie Temo, she belongs to Greek descent. She began performing locally; singing with her sisters. She attended Ohio State University for the music, dance and theater. She attended and graduated From Point Park College In Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater arts. She has been married to Peter Constantinides since 1992. They have two children, Zoe Constantinides and Karina Eleni Constantinides. She has been married to Peter Constantinides since 1992. They have two children, Zoe Constantinides and Karina Eleni Constantinides.
Melina Kanakaredes Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 23 April 1967
Birth Place: Akron, Ohio, USA
Birth Name: Melina Eleni Kanakaredes
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Melina Kanakaredes Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Meters: 1.70 m
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Measurements: 36-26-37 in (91-66-94 cm)
Breast Size: 36 inches (91 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Melina Kanakaredes Family Details:
Father: Harry Kanakaredes (Insurance salesman)
Mother: Connie Temo (Candy company owner)
Spouse/Husband: Peter Constantinides (m. 1992) (Chef and restaurateur)
Children: Zoe Constantinides (Daughter), Karina Eleni Constantinides (Daughter)
Siblings: Aretta Kanakaredes (Sister), Cornelia Kanakaredes (Sister)
Melina Kanakaredes Education:
Ohio State University
Point Park University
Firestone Community Learning Center
Melina Kanakaredes Facts:
*She is a second-generation Greek-American and fluent in Greek.
*Attended Ohio State University, c. 1985–87; earned B.F.A. (magna cum laude), from Point Park College, Pittsburgh, PA.
*She made her stage debut in a production of Tom Sawyer at the age of eight.
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