Lorraine Bracco

by ethnic on March 4, 2010

20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 2, 1954

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*English, distant French (mother)

Lorraine Bracco is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the film Goodfellas and the series The Sopranos. Her father, Salvatore Bracco, was of Italian descent. Her mother, Eileen (Molyneux), was born in Oxford, England, and had English, and distant French, ancestry. Her sister is actress Elizabeth Bracco.

Lorraine is able to speak French and Italian along with English. Lorraine was in a relationship with actor Harvey Keitel, with whom she has a daughter.

Lorraine’s paternal grandparents were Salvatore Bracco and Prudence Balsamo (the daughter of Elsie).

Lorraine’s maternal grandfather was Alfred William Molyneux (the son of Mark Frederick Molyneux and Sarah Ann Martha Ledwell). Mark was the son of Adam Molyneux and Sophia Elizabeth Hudson. Sarah was the daughter of Frederic/Frederick Walter Ledwell and Ann Elizabeth Bridgewater.

Lorraine’s maternal grandmother was Jessie Jones.

Sources: http://www.nytimes.com
http://articles.chicagotribune.com

Obituary of Lorraine’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

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