Chazz Palminteri

by ethnic on May 20, 2010

Chazz Palminteri

Birth Name: Calogero Lorenzo Palmenteri

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 15, 1952

Ethnicity: Italian/Sicilian

Chazz Palminteri is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is the son of Rosina (Anello) and Lorenzo Palminteri.

Chazz is married to Gianna Ranaudo, with whom he has two children.

Chazz’s paternal grandparents were Calogero/Calsgero Palminteri (the son of Francesco Palminteri and Antonia Napoli) and Rosa Bonfante (the daughter of Lorenzo Bonfante and Antonina Taurburello). They were from Menfi, Province of Agrigento, Sicily. They married in 1908 and moved to the United States in 1910.

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andrew August 25, 2017 at 7:13 pm

Son of Lorenzo Palminteri and Rosina Anello

*Calogero Palminteri (the son of Francesco Palminteri and Antonia Napoli) and Rosa Bonfante (the daughter of Lorenzo Bonfante and Antonina Taurburello)

https://www.ancestry.co.uk/boards/localities.weurope.italy.sicilia.agrigento/78/mb.ashx

bearboy March 1, 2016 at 9:41 pm

He plays a Jewish character in Mighty Fine. I really think it’s a good idea to compare celebrities ethnic heritage to their character rolls ethnic heritage!

neiltennant July 4, 2017 at 1:02 pm

many Italian americans play Jewish characters vice versa

andrew October 5, 2015 at 7:03 pm

Chazz’s paternal grandparents, Calogero Palminteri and Rosa Bonfante, were from Menfi, Province of Agrigento. They married in 1908 and moved to the United States in 1910.

Btw what happened to his face??

andrew October 6, 2015 at 2:11 am

I forgot to specify Menfi is in Sicily.

andrew January 20, 2013 at 7:25 pm

he is a tall guy

BIG PAC March 18, 2012 at 4:12 pm

this guy looks mexican. my bad

Hill May 22, 2017 at 12:41 pm
BIG PAC March 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm

this guys looks mexican.

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