People do not realize that Alzheimer's is not old age. It is a progressive and fatal disease, and staggering amounts of people develop Alzheimer's every day.

— Melina Kanakaredes

The most joyful Melina Kanakaredes quotes to get the best of your day

Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids.


My grandfather always told me, You know youre American first, but youre a Greek-American, which makes you a better American. It sounds sort of old-world and very sweet, but what he meant was that you should embrace those things that are most special and different about you.


When youre the lead actor in a drama, you have 2 1/2 months at the end of a season to do other projects, and everything has to get done in that time.


I have a lot of wonderful women in my life and each one means so much to me.

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As the lead actor, you naturally get involved with a show.


If you keep changing for every person who tells you to, then who's going to be left? Why get the success and be somebody else?


You gotta think positive, you know. Make the obstacles opportunities. Thats my philosophy.


Don't be embarrassed of who you are, they're gonna judge you no matter what you do.