Birth Name: John Michael Turturro
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: February 28, 1957
Ethnicity: Italian (including Sicilian)
John Turturro is an American actor, writer, and director. His mother was Sicilian and his father was from Giovinazzo, Italy. His brother is actor Nicholas Turturro and his cousin is actress Aida Turturro. John is married to actress Katherine Borowitz.
John’s paternal grandfather was Raffaelle/Ralph Turturro (the son of Nicola Turturro and Teresa Rutigliano). Nicola was the son of Michele Turturro and Anna Stufano. Teresa was the daughter of Raffaele Rutigliano and Maria Trapani.
John’s paternal grandmother was Angela/Angelina Michela Cortese (the daughter of Antonio Cortese and Vincenza Decicco). Antonio was the son of Giuseppe Cortese and Serafina Piscitelli. Vincenza was the daughter of Domenico Decicco and Angela D’Agostino.
Genealogy of John Turturro (focusing on his father’s side) – http://geneasud.20minutes-blogs.fr
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