Birth Name: Alessandro Antine Nivola
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date of Birth: June 28, 1972
*Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
Alessandro Nivola is an American actor and producer. He is married to English actress Emily Mortimer.
Alessandro’s paternal grandparents were Costantino Nivola (the son of Nicola Nivola and Giovanna Mele) and Ruth Guggenheim (the daughter of Samuel Guggenheim and Magnia Brochis). Constantino, a prominent sculptor, was Italian, and was from Orani, a small village in Sardinia. Ruth was born, c. 1917, in Munich, Germany, to a German Jewish father and a mother of Russian Jewish descent.
Alessandro’s maternal grandparents were Thomas J. Davis (the son of Thomas Jefferson Davis and Jane J. Brown) and Shirley Ross. Alessandro’s mother has English ancestry.
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