Tag: Italian Ancestry

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini Tina Modotti in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born August 16 (or August 17) 1896 Udine (Italia) Died January 5 1942 Mexico City (Mexico) Occupation Actress Art Model Photographer

Edwige Feuillère

(1907–1998) born Edwige Louise Caroline Cunatti Filmography as Actress: L’idiot 1946 Director: Georges Lampin Starring: Gérard Philipe, Edwige Feuillère   Born October 29 1907 Vesoul (France) Died November 13 1998 Boulogne-Billancourt (France) Occupation Actress Awards César Molière Award Title Commandeur des Arts et des…

Teri Polo

(1969) Theresa Elizabeth Polo Filmography as Actress: Meet the Parents 2000 Director: Jay Roach Starring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller     Meet the Fockers 2004 Director: Jay Roach Starring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller     Little Fockers 2010 Director: Paul Weitz Starring: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller…

Billy Barty

(1924–2000) William John Bertanzetti Filmography as Actor: Foul Play 1978 Director: Colin Higgins Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase   Born October 25 1924 Millsboro, PA (USA) Died December 23 2000 Glendale, CA (USA) Cause of death Heart Failure Buried Forest…

Danny DeVito

(1944) Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. Filmography as Actor and Director: The War of the Roses 1989 Director: Danny DeVito Starring: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner   Born November 17 1944 Neptune, NJ (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer…

Martin Scorsese

(1942) Martin Charles Scorsese Filmography as Director: Taxi Driver 1976 Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster     The Age of Innocence 1993 Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer   Born November 27 1942 Queens, New York, NY (USA) Girlfriend (1976-1977) Liza…

Ray Liotta

(1954) Raymond Allen Liotta Filmography as Actor: Hannibal 2001 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore   Born December 18 1954 Newark, NJ (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Award Emmy

Stewart Granger

(1913–1993) James Lablache Stewart Filmography as Actor: Caesar and Cleopatra 1945 Director: Gabriel Pascal Starring: Vivien Leigh, Claude Rains   Born May 6 1913 Kensington, London (England) Died August 16 1993 Santa Monica, CA (USA) Cause of death Cancer Wife (1950-1960) Jean Simmons (1929-2010)…

Tom Conti

(1941) Filmography as Actor: Shirley Valentine 1989 Director: Lewis Gilbert Starring: Pauline Collins, Tom Conti   Born November 22 1941 Paisley (Scotland) Occupation Actor Novelist Occupation Theatre Director Writer Awards Laurence Olivier Award Tony

Chris Columbus

(1958) Filmography as Director: Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 Director: Chris Columbus Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field   Born September 10 1958 Spangler, PA (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer