Elena Kampouris (born September 16, 1997) is an American film and television actress, best known for playing Allison Doss in 2014’s film Men, Women & Children and Maya Decker in the series American Odyssey. She will star in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 in 2016, playing the daughter of Nia Vardalos and John Corbett’s characters from the original.
Kampouris was born in New York City to a Greek father who is a wine store owner and a French mother, an artist.She is currently living in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey.
In 2012, Kampouris made her acting debut with a small guest role of Constance Girl #2 in the one episode of The CW’s series Gossip Girl.
In 2013, Kampouris made her film debut with the comedy television film Jinxed, in which she played Ivy Murray along with Ciara Bravo and Jack Griffo, and the film premiered on Nickelodeon on November 29, 2013. Same year, she also starred in the drama Labor Day, in which she played Young Rachel McCann opposite Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin in the lead. The film was directed by Jason Reitman, premiered at TFF on August 29, 2013 and released by Paramount Pictures on December 27, 2013In December, she signed with the William Morris Endeavor for representation.
In 2014, Kampouris played Allison Doss in the comedy-drama Men, Women & Children along with Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Dean Norris, and Adam Sandler.Jason Reitman directed the film, which was released limited on October 1, 2014 and widely on October 17 by Paramount. Later, she played Alexia in the comedy-drama The Cobbler along with Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Dustin Hoffman and Steve Buscemi. The film was directed by Thomas McCarthy, premiered on September 11, 2014 and released on March 13, 2015 by Image Entertainment.
In 2015, Kampouris starred in the NBC’s thriller series American Odyssey, in which she played Maya Decker, daughter of Peter Facinelli’s character Peter Decker, a former U.S. Attorney. The series run from April to June 2015, and was cancelled by the production studio.
Kampouris has filmed a supporting role in the romantic-comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 along with Nia Vardalos and John Corbett. The film is directed by Kirk Jones and scheduled to be released on March 25, 2016 by Universal Pictures.
Kampouris has also filmed a supporting role of Juliet Sykes in the comedy-drama film Before I Fall along with Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, and Logan Miller, and Ry Russo-Young directed the film.
|2013||Labor Day||Young Rachel McCann|
|2014||Men, Women & Children||Allison Doss|
|2016||My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2||Paris Miller||Post-production|
|2016||Before I Fall||Juliet Sykes||Post-production|
|2012||Gossip Girl||Constance Girl #2||1 episode|
|2013||Jinxed||Ivy Murray||TV film|
|2015||American Odyssey||Maya Decker||9 episodes|