Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

These American actors in different ways came to their faith. Someone born that way, and someone had to first overcome a long way.

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

Famous Hollywood actor passed into Christianity at a Mature age. He decided to change his faith after the second marriage to actress Rita Wilson in 1988. She is Bulgarian and Greek roots, and she professes Orthodoxy (Greek Church).

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In February 2016, he visited the Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Church in Antarctica, where he prayed and went up to the belfry. The deacon Maxim coat of Arms is described as an actor: "a Very open, friendly person."

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

The Hollywood actress was born in Kiev, although moved to the United States at a young age, proud of their roots and spoke excellent Russian. About his faith, she said: "I am Russian Orthodox by birth, but can go to any Church where they feel love and spirituality."

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In 2015, she was baptized in the Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church Los Angeles, his youngest daughter, Dashiel.

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

A famous actress has Greek roots and belongs to the Greek Orthodox Church. But in Los Angeles and attends Russian Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. The godfather aniston — the friend of her father, also an actor of Greek origin telly Savalas.

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

A descendant of Albanian emigrants, James Belushi, also Orthodox Christians (the Church of Albania) and visits the churches of the Orthodox diocese in the United States. In 2009, he became a citizen of Albania.

Tom Hanks, Jennifer aniston, and other stars of Hollywood, who converted to Orthodoxy

American actor of Japanese descent known mainly for his roles of villains in Hollywood films ("a Deadly battle", "License to kill", "planet of the apes").In 2015, in Moscow, the actor was baptized in the Russian Orthodox Church. At baptism he was given the Orthodox name Panteleimon. A year later, he received Russian citizenship. He said that both decisions were made independently after much thought.

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