Fabrice Luchini

by andrew on February 27, 2018

Fabrice Luchini – Cesar Film Awards 2010 – Arrivals – Theatre du Chatelet – Paris, France – Keywords: – 0 – – Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Birth Name: Robert Luchini

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 1 November, 1951

Ethnicity: French, Italian

Fabrice Luchini is a French stage and film actor.

Fabrice is the son of Adelmo Luchini and Hélène Raulhac. His father was born in Villerupt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. His mother was from Paris, France.

Fabrice’s paternal grandfather was an Italian emigrant, from Assisi, Umbria. It is not clear if Fabrice’s paternal grandmother was also Italian.

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Melrose Bickerstaff

by stlucas on September 27, 2017

Birth Name: Melissa Rose Bickerstaff

Place of Birth: West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 6, 1983

*English (father)
*Italian (mother)

Melrose Bickerstaff is an American model and fashion designer. Melrose is known for being a contestant on the seventh season of America’s Next Top Model.

Melrose is the daughter of Diane Marguerite (Tamarre) and David John Bickerstaff. Melrose has a sister, Jessica Diane. They were raised in Orchard Lake, Michigan.

Melrose’s father was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Melissa’s mother is from Michigan, and has Italian roots.

Melrose’s paternal grandparents were likely William J. Bickerstaff and Dorothy Wild.

Melrose’s maternal grandfather was Dino Tamarre/Tamarri (the son of Pangrazio/Panyrazia Tamarri and Maria Amabile Santa Tamarri). Dino was born in Italy. Pangrazio was born in Michigan. Maria was also born in Michigan, the daughter of Paolo Tamarri and Maria Giovanna Fabbri, who was from Castelluccio, Umbria, Italy.

Melrose’s maternal grandmother was Rose Genta (the daughter of Cesare/Caesar Genta and Clara Binando). Rose was born in Italy.

Sources: Birth record of Melrose’s father –

Obituary of Melrose’s father –

Marriage record of Melrose’s paternal grandparents –

Melrose’s maternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Melrose’s maternal grandmother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Melrose’s maternal grandmother –

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Anthony Scaramucci

by andrew on August 2, 2017

Place of Birth: Port Washington, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 6, 1964

Ethnicity: Italian

Anthony Scaramucci is an American political figure, financier, and entrepreneur. A Republican, he was White House Communications Director, from July 21, 2017 to July 31, 2017.

Anthony is the son of Marie/Mary D. (DeFeo) and Alessandro “Alexander, Jr.” Scaramucci. All of Anthony’s grandparents were born in Italy.

Anthony has five children, three with his first wife, Lisa Miranda, and two with his second wife, Deidre Ball.

Anthony’s paternal grandfather was Alessandro/Alexander Scaramucci (the son of Giovanni/John Scaramucci). Alessandro was from Nasciano, near Gualdo Tadino. Celestina was from Fossato di Vico. Both are in Province of Perugia, Umbria.

Anthony’s paternal grandmother was Celestina/Celeste E. Moriconi/Marconi (the daughter of Renaldo Moroconi and Madaline Castalani).

Anthony’s maternal grandfather was Augustine De Feo/DeFeo (the son of Salvatore De Feo/DeFeo and Nicolina). Nicolina was born in Volturara Irpina, Province of Avellino, Campania.

Anthnony’s maternal grandmother was Maria A. D. Pasquale (the daughter of Charles Pasquale and Anna).

Sources: Genealogy of Anthony Scaramucci –

Genealogy of Anthony Scaramucci (focusing on his father’s side) –

Anthony’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Information about Anthony’s paternal grandparents, Alessandro/Alexander Scaramucci and Celestina/Celeste E. Moriconi/Marconi –

Obituary of Anthony’s maternal uncle, Tony DeFeo –


Tharita Cesaroni

by andrew on August 26, 2016

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Place of Birth: Milan, Italy

Date of Birth: c. 1973

Ethnicity: Italian

Tharita Cesaroni, also known as Tharita Cutulle, is an Italian cinematography agent. She is married to American actor Dermot Mulroney, with whom she has two children.

Tharita was born in Milan, the daughter of Emy/Emi Cesaroni and Franco Catullè. Her father was from Catanzaro, Calabria. Her mother, a singer, was born in Terni, Umbria, and has some family roots in Roccascalegna, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo.

Two of Tharita’s maternal great-grandparents were named Edmondo and Emilia.


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Dario Argento

by andrew on May 14, 2016

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 19: Dario Argento attends the 'Dario Argent

Place of Birth: Rome, Italy

Date of Birth: 7 September, 1940

Ethnicity: Italian [including Sicilian]

Dario Argento is an Italian film director, producer, film critic, and screenwriter.

Dario is the son of Salvatore Argento and Elda Luxardo. Salvatore was a film producer. Elda was a Brazilian photographer, who was born in Socoraba, São Paulo. Elda’s brother, Elio Luxardo, was a famous photographer. He has a daughter with his former wife, Marisa Casale; and a daughter, actress and filmmaker Asia Argento, with his former partner, actress and screenwriter Daria Nicolodi.

Dario’s paternal grandfather was Domenico Argento (the son of Salvatore Argento and Teresa Vinti). Domenico’s parents were Sicilian, from Girgenti (now Agrigento). Salvatore was the son of Domenico Argento and Concetta Pennica.

Dario’s paternal grandmother was Laudomia Mosca Moschini (the daughter of Nazareno Mosca Moschini and Letizia Mosca). Laudomia was born in Perugia, Umbria, Italy. Through Laudomia, Dario is related to Rolando Mosca Moschini, a prominent Italian army general.

Dario’s maternal grandfather was named Alfredo Luxardo. Alfredo was from Santa Margherita Ligure, Province of Genoa, Liguria, Italy.

Dario’s maternal grandmother was named Margherita Perissinotto. Margherita was from Mestre, Province of Venice, Veneto, Italy, and immigrated to Brazil with her family when she was four years old.

Sources: Genealogy of Dario Argento –

Genealogy of Dario’s father –

Photo by Denis Makarenko/

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