Robert Zemeckis

by follers on October 19, 2012

Birth Name: Robert Lee Zemeckis

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 14, 1951

*Lithuanian (father)
*Italian (mother)

Robert Zemeckis is an American filmmaker, director, writer, and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Forrest Gump (1994).

Robert is the son of Rose (Nespeca) and Alphonse Zemeckis. He has two children with his wife, actress Leslie Harter, and a son with his former wife, actress Mary Ellen Trainor.

Robert’s paternal grandparents were Kazimier/Kazimers Zemeckis (the son of Kazimer Zemeckis and Martha) and Marianna/Marion Danta.

Robert’s maternal grandparents were Pietro Nespeca and Domenica Celani. They were from Arquata del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Marche.


Obituary of Robert’s mother –

image via kathclick/

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andrew October 20, 2017 at 6:53 pm
andrew October 6, 2015 at 2:45 am

Robert’s maternal grandparents were from Arquata del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Marche.

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