Alfred Molina

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Birth Name: Alfredo Molina

Place of Birth: Kensington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 24 May, 1953

*Spanish (father)
*Italian (mother)

Alfred Molina is a British actor. He was born in Kensington, London, England. His father, Esteban Molina, was Spanish. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was Italian, from San Damiano d’Asti, Piedmont. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.

Among his many roles, he has played Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2 (2004) and Bishop Manuel Aringarosa in The Da Vinci Code (2006).

Alfred’s maternal grandfather was Alfredo Giacomo Bonelli (the son of Amedeo Bonelli and Francesca Gatto).

Alfred’s maternal grandmother was Maria Bergamasco (the daughter of Domenico Bergamasco and Teresa Bussolino).

Sources: Interview with The Guardian –

Marriage record of Alfred’s maternal grandparents, Alfredo Giacomo Bonelli and Maria Bergamasco –

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Curious about ethnicity

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  1. Adrian1Cram says:

    He looks like what he is, white.

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