Birth Name: John Holland Cazale
Date of Birth: August 12, 1935
Place of Birth: Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Death: March 13, 1978
Place of Death: New York City, New York, U.S.
John Cazale was an American actor.
John was the son of Cecilia (Holland) and John Joseph Cazale. His father was of Italian descent. His mother was of Irish ancestry.
John’s paternal grandfather was named Giovanni/John Casale/Cazale. Giovanni was Italian, from Genoa, Liguria.
John’s paternal grandmother was named Annie S. Cavagnaro/Carrignard/Cavagware. Annie was born in Massachusetts, to Italian parents, from Montebruno, Province of Genoa, Liguria.
John’s maternal grandparents were Michael Holland and Mary J. Driscoll. Michael was Irish. Mary was of Irish descent.
Sources: John Cazale on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
John’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of John Cazale (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
Information about John’s Italian ancestry – http://www.unacitta.it