John Aniston
Actor
John Aniston
John Anthony Aniston is an American actor and the father of actress Jennifer Aniston. He is best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the NBC daytime drama Days of our Lives, which he originated in July 1985 and has played continually since then.
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Jennifer Aniston's Mother Nancy Dow Dies At Age 79
Huffington Post - 9 months
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Jennifer Aniston Narrates Children’s Book for Make a Difference Day
Celebrity Babies - People - over 4 years
Courtesy NK Publications, Inset:Paul Smith/Featureflash In honor of National Make a Difference Day, children’s book author Nick Katsoris is teaming up with The National Philoptochos Society to encourage kids to become more active in their communities. And who better to help promote his efforts than do-gooder and fellow Greek-American Jennifer Aniston? With a little help from her father, actor John Aniston, the newly engaged actress narrates the tale of Loukoumi the lamb as she goes about her day learning to help others in need. Beginning Oct. 21, Philoptochos chapters nationwide will spend the week reading Loukoumi’s Gift to children and then brainstorming ways they can make a difference in their community. Also, for every book sold at each event, Katsoris will donate $4 to their national society and gift a free copy to a local charity. – Anya Leon
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Will Jennifer Aniston's Mother Be Invited To Her Wedding
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Has time healed all wounds for Jennifer Aniston? The actress didn't invite her mother, Nancy Dow, to her wedding to Brad Pitt in 2000, but RadarOnline reports that Aniston's mother will invited the second time around. The 43-year-old actress announced her engagement to her boyfriend of 14 months, Justin Theroux, on Sunday night and though no details about the wedding have been released, sources say Aniston's second wedding will include her mother. According to RadarOnline, Dow was told by Aniston's half-brother, John Melick, that she'll indeed be invited to the wedding because Aniston's new fiance strongly believes in family values and has convinced his bride-to-be that her mother deserves to be invited. Aniston and her mother had been estranged for more than a decade after Dow gave an interview about their relationship in 1996. According to the Daily Mail, the actress called her mother afterward, and told her that she'd never forgive her for betraying her tru ...
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Jennifer Aniston
MSN Specials - almost 5 years
Jennifer Aniston makes a good case for proving that acting talent can be absorbed by osmosis. From her father John Aniston's stardom on Days of Our Lives to her godfather Telly Savalas, the actress was surrounded by plenty of inspiration from an early age. As Aniston attended the Rudolph Steiner School as a child, she was interested in many forms of art and proved to be a talented painter, eventually having one of her pieces displayed at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acting also appealed to her, and... [more]
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Big Fat Greek Summer Wedding for Jennifer Aniston?
Robot Celeb - almost 5 years
She has had more than her share of heartbreak over the years. Now Jennifer Aniston is rumored to be scouting wedding locations on the Greek Island of Crete for a romantic summertime marriage to beau Justin Theroux. The exclusive Elounda Beach Hotel is reported to be one of the potential venues.  Of course the actress has strong links with Greece. Her father John Aniston (real name Yannis Anastasakis) was from here and Jennifer lived here for a while as a child. Aniston, 43, first fell in love with Theroux, 40, while making Wanderlust in rural Georgia in 2010. She recently sold her New York mansions to live in Bel Air. Here she is looking sleek and smart in black pants and a low-cut top. Photo credit: Daily Mail newspapers
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Jennifer Aniston
MSN Specials - almost 5 years
Jennifer Aniston makes a good case for proving that acting talent can be absorbed by osmosis. From her father John Aniston's stardom on Days of Our Lives to her godfather Telly Savalas, the actress was surrounded by plenty of inspiration from an early age. As Aniston attended the Rudolph Steiner School as a child, she was interested in many forms of art and proved to be a talented painter, eventually having one of her pieces displayed at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acting also appealed to her, and... [more]
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Jennifer Aniston - Tribute.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Born in Sherman Oaks, California, Jennifer's father is John Aniston, a regular on the TV soap Days Of Our Lives. She graduated from New York's High School of Performing Arts (the "Fame" school) and did the off-Broadway scene for two years
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Hollywood's Biggest Showbiz Family Blowups - Business Insider
Google News - over 5 years
This week, it was rumored that Jennifer Aniston would be guest starring on a few episodes of "Days of Our Lives," the soap opera on which her father, John Aniston, has been a cast member for 24 years. When it came out that it wasn't true,
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Rumor Patrol: Jennifer Aniston's Soap, Jessica Simpson's Wedding Date, More - Starpulse.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Jennifer Aniston Joining Days Of Our Lives: X17Online was claiming that Jennifer Aniston will be acting with her father John Aniston on the long running Days of our Lives to help the soap opera survive through low ratings. Verdict: False
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Jennifer Aniston Won't Be Appearing On 'Days Of Our Lives' - LimeLife (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Despite recent rumors that Jennifer Aniston would be joining her dad John Aniston for a few episodes of Days of Our Lives, her rep told E! Online, no way. We were kind of hoping that Aniston would borrow a page from the Josh Duhamel, James Franco
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Is Jennifer Aniston heading to Days of our Lives? - SheKnows.com
Google News - over 5 years
Now, rumors are swirling that Jennifer Aniston is set to join her father John Aniston on Days of our Lives. Can you believe Aniston is bringing her big screen cred' to Salem? Sorry to break the news: Despite yesterday's rumors, Jennifer Aniston is not ... - -
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Jennifer Aniston's Father Hates Justin Theroux? - Showbiz Spy
Google News - over 5 years
Insiders say Justin Theroux failed to impress when Jen, 42, introduced him to her actor dad John Aniston at LA restaurant Delmonico's last month. John is said to be worried that Justin is on the rebound after his split with his girlfriend of 14 years ... - -
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Justin Theroux meets Aniston's dad - NZ City
Google News - over 5 years
The couple – who have been dating since earlier this year – reportedly dined with the 'Horrible Bosses' actress' dad John Aniston at Delmonico's Steak and Lobster House in Los Angeles three weeks ago, and the showbiz patriarch was "impressed" with her
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Jennifer Aniston speaks out about her parents' divorce - DailyIndia.com
Google News - over 5 years
She talked about the day her father John Aniston, real name Yannis Anastassakis, left her mother Nancy Dow. "It was pretty crappy, I came home from a birthday party and he was moved out," the Daily Mail quoted her as saying
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Jennifer Aniston Talks Parents' Divorce With James Lipton On 'Inside The ... - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Talking about the day her father John Aniston, real name Yannis Anastassakis, left her mother Nancy Dow, Jennifer revealed: 'It was pretty crappy, I came home from a birthday party and he was moved out.'
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Aniston
    FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 51
    He returned to the cast of Days of Our Lives a second time this time as Victor Kiriakis in July 1985 and continues to play the role.
    More Details Hide Details He also played a small role on the television series Gilmore Girls. Aniston made guest appearances on Airwolf (Season 2), Combat, My Big Fat Greek Life, Star Trek: Voyager, Mission: Impossible, American Dreams (with Days co-star Frances Reid), Journeyman, and Mad Men.
    He is best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives, which he originated in July 1985 and has played continually since then.
    More Details Hide Details He is the father of actress Jennifer Aniston. Aniston was born Giannis Anastasakis in Chania on the island of Crete, Greece, the son of Stella Joanne (October 1, 1899 — November 7, 1992) and Antonios Anastasakis (January 17, 1889 — May, 1965). His father anglicized his name when he immigrated to the United States when Aniston was two, and his parents opened a restaurant in Chester, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts. While at Penn State, he became a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. After college, he served in the United States Navy as an intelligence officer on active duty in Panama and later in the reserve, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. John has a daughter, actress Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969), with his first wife, Nancy Dow, and also has a son, Alexander, with his second wife, Sherry Rooney Aniston (whom he met while they worked on Love of Life, in which she played attorney Dory Patten who was in love with his character, Eddie Aleata). His daughter Jennifer's godfather was actor Telly Savalas, one of his best friends.
  • 1984
    Age 50
    He played that role until April 1984.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1978
    Age 44
    In November 1978, he left Love and began playing Mary Stuart's new love interest, Martin Tourneur, on Search for Tomorrow in February 1979.
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  • 1975
    Age 41
    In 1975, he joined the cast of Love of Life as Eddie Aleata.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
    Born
    Born on July 24, 1933.
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