Denise Di Novi

Place of Birth: New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 21, 1956

*Italian (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)

Denise Di Novi is an American film producer and director.

Denise is the daughter of Patricia M. (McNeil) and jazz pianist Gene DiNovi (born Eugene Salvatore DiNovi). Denise was raised in Los Angeles, California, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Denise’s paternal grandfather was Antonio/Anthony DiNovi (the son of Vito DiNovi and Teresa Leonardo). Antonio was born in Italy.

Denise’s paternal grandmother was Filomena/Philomena M. Pechio/Pecchio (the daughter of Carmine Pechio/Pecchio and Maria Fusco). Filomena was born in New York, to parents from Italy.

Sources: Denise’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Divorce record of Denise’s parents –

Marriage record of Denise’s paternal grandfather –

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