Birth Name: Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d’Antonguella
Date of Birth: May 6, 1895
Place of Birth: Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy
Date of Death: August 23, 1926
Place of Death: New York City, New York
Rudolph Valentino was an Italian-born American actor.
Rudolph was born in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy. His father, Giovanni Antonio Giuseppe Fedele Guglielmi di Valentina D’Antonguolla, was Italian, born in Martina Franca, Taranto. His mother, Marie Berthe Gabrielle (Barbin), was French, born in Lure in Franche-Comté. Rudolph moved to the United States in 1913.
Rudolph’s paternal grandfather was Pasquale Vita Alfonso Guglielmi (the son of Giovanni Martino Maria Guglielmi and Maria Teresa Colucci/Colussi). Pasquale was born in Taranto, Italy. Giovanni was the son of Pasquale Guglielmi and Marianna Infante. Maria Teresa was the daughter of Fedele Colucci ad Grazia Sconeraro.
Rudolph’s paternal grandmother was Grazia Ancona (the daughter of Domenico Ancona and Donata Chirulli). Grazia was born in Taranto, Italy.
Rudolph’s maternal grandparents were Pierre Philibert/Filiberto Barbin (the son of Giovanni Barbin and Maria Giovanna Beatrice Franchart) and Anne Marie/Maria Rose/Rosa Willien. Pierre was born in Orne, France. Anne was born in Haut-Rhin, France.
Death record of Rudolph’s maternal grandfather, Pierre Philibert/Filiberto Barbin – https://familysearch.org