10 foreign celebrities who profess Orthodoxy
On the religious upbringing of the famous actress was greatly influenced by her father, Janis Anasakis, the Orthodox Christian Greek Crete.Jennifer haunts the church and makes a donation to Holy Transfiguration Church, belonging to the Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Oscar-winning Tom Hanks, a Catholic by birth, once out of the Catholic Church and the Orthodox faith took. The decision to be baptized in Orthodoxy is connected with his second wife, when Hanks married actress Rita Wilson, has a Bulgarian-Greek roots and are Orthodox.”When you come into my life to the decision that you need to get married and have children, it is important at this stage to decide with the spiritual heritage of the future of the family, “- he says, adding that his legacy – is Greek Orthodox. “I got married in the same church where my wife was baptized. My children were baptized in the same font as my wife. This makes our part of the big family of the universal Church, “- emphasizes Tom Hanks, noting that realizes that” the importance and great to have the opportunity to go to church and reflect on those important issues that sets you orthodoxy, and on the answers, that it offers. ”
leader of a cult band Depeche Mode David Gahan adheres to orthodoxy since linked their lives with a Greek Jennifer Skliaz.
famous comedian James Belushi – Albanian Orthodox, who regularly visits the arrival of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles , but openly supports the independence of Kosovo and recently received the Albanian citizenship.
In 2005, the famous film director Emir Kusturica to Orthodoxy under the name of Nemanja. He claims that his distant ancestors were Orthodox Serbs, and thus acceptance of Christianity was an act of returning to the roots. According to Amir, the Christian should try to make the world more harmonious, and that such is the purpose of Kusturica in his films.
Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson was born in a family of Adventists, but a few years ago, converted to Orthodoxy with his family . According to the actor, “he wanted to be with someone who does not speak a lot of words, but gives priority to prayer.”
serial famous American actor Murray Abraham as Orthodox. Orthodox father and grandfather had been an actor. The latter, incidentally, was a famous singer in Syria.
Bob Marley Legendary year before his death, May 4, 1980 was baptized in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Kingston and took the name Berhane Sellasie (in Amharic – The Light of the Holy Trinity.)
According to a number of sources, Christian Bale to Orthodoxy over a decade ago, after his marriage to Sandra Blazic, who comes from Serbia.
Legendary Brazilian musician, founder of the group Sepultura, Nailbomb, Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy Max Cavalera was baptized in the Vatican at the age of 9 years. In a 2009 interview, he admitted that he believes in God, though not a devout Catholic. According to him, “more real” is the Orthodox Church, and he is interested in Serbian, Russian and Greek Orthodox churches. Max’s wife Gloria and their children are Orthodox, y Gloria has Russian roots – her grandmother had left Russia after the revolution. It was later learned that the musician was finally defined and accepted orthodoxy.