Michael Park

by stlucas on April 1, 2018

Michael Park – 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards Official Pre-Party – Arrivals – miX Lounge at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, NV, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – 0 – Photo Credit: PRN / PR Photos

Birth Name: Michael Frank Park

Place of Birth: Canandaigua, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 20, 1968

*English, possibly other (father)
*Italian, possibly Arbëreshe (mother)

Michael Park is an American actor.

Michael is the son of Rosemary (Cutri) and George A. Park, Jr. He is married to Laurie Nowak, with whom he has three children.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was George A. Park, Sr. (the son of James W. Park and Bertha E. Cooper).

Michael’s paternal grandmother was named Ruth Kathryn Carey.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Frank A. Cutri, Jr. (the son of Frank Cutri, Sr. and Angeline Nicotera). Michael’s great-grandfather Frank was born in San Procopio, Calabria, Italy, the son of Rosario Cutri and Domenica Vinci. Angeline was born in Zangarona, Nicastro (now in Lamezia Terme, Calabria, Italy), the daughter of Antonio Nicotera and Caterina Cresia.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Felicia DeRosa (the daughter of Nicholas DeRosa and Rose M. Cesta). Felicia was born in New York, to Italian parents.

Sources: Obituary of Michael’s father –

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Frank A. Cutri, Jr. –

Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Frank A. Cutri, Jr. –

Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Felicia (DeRosa) Cutri –

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Lauren Stamile

by stlucas on March 16, 2018

Lauren Stamile – “Tooken” Los Angeles Screening – Arrivals – Laemmle NoHo 7, 5240 Lankershim Boulevard – North Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Lauren Mary Stamile

Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 12, 1976

Ethnicity: Italian, possibly other

Lauren Stamile is an American actress.

Lauren is the daughter of Theresa Marie “Terry” and Richard Martin Stamile. Lauren is married to writer Randy Zamcheck, with whom she has a child.

The surname Stamile is Calabrian.

Lauren’s paternal grandfather was Martin Patrick Stamile (who likely was the son of Philomena/Philemona). Philomena was born in Italy.

Lauren’s paternal grandmother was Clara Barbara DeLoia (the daughter of Anthony “Tony” DeLoia and Anna). Clara was born in New York, to parents from Italy.

Source: Obituary of Lauren’s paternal grandfather, Martin Patrick Stamile –

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Mike Tirico

by follers on February 13, 2018

Mike Tirico – 2017 Summer TCA Tour – Day 10 – NBC Press Tour – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: /

Birth Name: Michael Todd Tirico

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

Date of Birth: December 13, 1966

Ethnicity: Italian, possibly other

Mike Tirico is an American sportscaster.

He is the son of Maria (Fiordalisi) and Donald Tirico, who married in 1965. He is married to Debbie, with whom he has two children.

Mike’s mother is of entirely Italian descent. His father also has an Italian surname.

Michael has said that as far as he knows, he is white. In 1991, he stated:

When people go around and say, ‘You are black’ – well, I don’t encourage it, but by the same token I don’t back off of it… If you want to call me that, that’s fine. But, you know, in my whole family, there’s nobody I know who is black.

In 1997, he added:

I can’t give you, ‘I’m one-eighth this, I’m one-eighth that, I’m one-quarter this,’ the way Tiger Woods can…

Mike’s maternal grandfather was Anthony Joseph Fiordalisi (the son of Frank G./S./F. Fiordalisi and Margaret Maresca). Anthony was born in New York, to Italian parents, from Calabria, with his father being from Cosenza.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Antoinette Mary/Maria Malizia (the daughter of Vincenzo/Vincent Malizia and Maria/Mary Antonia Fiordalisi). Antoinette was born in New York, to Italian parents. Vincenzo was from Settefrati, Frosinone, Lazio.

Source: Mike’s maternal grandfather, Anthony Joseph Fiordalisi, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Mike’s maternal great-grandparents, Frank G./S./F. Fiordalisi and Margaret Maresca, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Mike’s maternal grandmother, Antoinette Mary/Maria Malizia, on the 1930 U.S. Census –


Lorene Scafaria

by stlucas on December 29, 2017

Lorene Scafaria – 2016 Tribeca Film Festival – “The Meddler” U.S. Premiere – Arrivals – John Zuccotti Theater at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Laurence Agron /

Birth Name: Lorene B. Scafaria

Place of Birth: Holmdel Township, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 1, 1978

*Italian (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)

Lorene Scafaria is an American screenwriter, playwright, actress, singer, and film director.

Lorene is the daughter of Gail Irene Kiernan and Joseph R. Scafaria. Lorene’s father was an Italian emigrant from Gioia Tauro, Calabria, Italy, and moved to the U.S. in 1956.

Lorene’s paternal grandparents were Vincenzo Scafaria and Rosina.

Lorene’s maternal grandparents were James Kiernan and Irene. Irene was born in Canada.

Sources: Obituary of Lorene’s father –

Obituary of Lorene’s maternal grandmother, Irene Kiernan –


Danny Tamberelli

by Manila on December 9, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Paul Tamberelli

Place of Birth: Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 8, 1982

Ethnicity: Irish, Italian

Danny Tamberelli is an American actor, comedian, and musician.

He is the son of Sally (possibly Kelly) and Paul B. Tamberelli.

Danny’s paternal grandfather was Alfred John “Tam” Tamberelli (the son of Samuel “Sam” Tamberelli and Sophie Felicia Licata). Samuel was an Italian emigrant, from Nicastro, Catanzaro. Sophie was also an Italian emigrant.

Danny’s paternal grandmother was Ellen Noreen “Skip” Hogan (the daughter of Daniel Joseph Hogan and Mary Harnett). Daniel was of Irish descent, and was the son of Canadian emigrant Daniel J[oseph] Hogan and Mary E. Danny’s great-grandmother Mary was an Irish emigrant.

A picture of Danny’s maternal grandmother can be seen here.

Sources: Obituary of Danny’s paternal grandfather, Alfred John Tamberelli –

Danny’s paternal grandfather, Alfred John Tamberelli, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Danny’s paternal great-grandfather, Daniel Joseph Hogan, on the 1900 U.S. Census –