Joseph Mazzello

by follers on December 16, 2012

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards - HBO's Post Award Reception - Arrivals

Birth Name: Joseph Francis Mazzello III

Place of Birth: Rhinebeck, New York

Date of Birth: September 21, 1983

*37.5% Italian
*25% Irish and English
*12.5% Ashkenazi Jewish
*12.5% Polish
*12.5% unknown (possibly Polish)

Joseph Mazzello is an American actor.

Joseph’s father is of three quarters Italian (Catholic) and one quarter German Jewish descent. Joseph has Polish and Irish ancestry on his mother’s side.

Joseph’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Francis Mazzello (the son of John Mazzello and Rose Vertullo). John was Italian. Rose was born in New York, of Italian descent.

Joseph’s paternal grandmother was Irene T. Callamari (the daughter of Albino Callamari and Mae/May Abrams/Abraham). Albino was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents, Marcello/Michele Callameri and Alfonsia/Alphonsa Queiroli/Zuiroli. Mae was born in New York, to German Jewish parents, Leopold Abrams/Abraham and Rosa/Rose Frank.

Joseph’s maternal grandfather was Joseph F. Strong (the son of ? Strong and Stephani Wilenski). Stephani was born in New York, to Polish parents, Florian Wilenski and Josephine Frensowisky. It is unclear if Joseph Strong’s father was of Polish ancestry, as well, but it is possible.

Joseph’s maternal grandmother was Virginia L. Mulry (the daughter of George E. Mulry and Zelma Ellor). Virginia had Irish and English ancestry. George’s parents were James Charles Mulry and Adelaide/Addie McGill.

Sources: Joseph’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Francis Mazzello, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Joseph’s paternal grandmother, Irene T. Callamari, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Joseph’s paternal great-grandmother, Mae/May Abrams/Abraham, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Joseph’s maternal grandfather, Joseph F. Strong, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Joseph’s maternal great-grandmother, Stephani Wilenski, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Joseph’s maternal grandmother, Virginia L. Mulry, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Joseph’s maternal grandmother, Virginia L. (Mulry) Strong –

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Capricious October 11, 2015 at 12:23 am

He was so cute in JP.

Why is he looking ginger as he’s aging? He was a blond/light brunette in JP….Odd

andrew February 26, 2013 at 6:29 pm

that’s why Italian immigrants used to marry Catholic women of Irish or Polish extraction

phaedra April 15, 2016 at 12:17 am

And make white, beautiful babies with them.

They didn’t want swarthy full Italian kids.

andrew July 10, 2016 at 8:53 am

or the other way round, to not make too pale full Irish or Polish kids…

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