Rita Wilson

Biden celebrates Greek Independence Day at the White House

President Joe Biden - surrounded by Greek-American politicians and community leaders - marked Greek Independence Day at the White House on Wednesday.

One of the featured guests included the actress Rita Wilson, who is of Greek descent and performed four songs at the reception in the East Room.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson slam Greek institute for using actor's name without permission

Actress and singer Rita Wilson accused a company called Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (HICD) of fraud, after it used the name of her husband, actor Tom Hanks, to promote an event where the award-winning actor would allegedly be honored for his work.

Wilson clarified that Hanks never signed or agreed to be in any way involved in HICD or the event they promote.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wlison wish everyone “Christos Anesti” (photos)

Hollywood super star Tom Hanks has never hidden his love of all things Greeks. The 2-times Oscar winner is married to Greek-American actress and producer Rita Wilson and the couple follow all the religious traditions of the Orthodox Church. The two were seen once more holding their candles on Easter night at the Church.