Talia Shire

by ethnic on July 11, 2010

HOLLYWOOD - DECEMBER 13: Talia Shire at the world premiere of "R

Birth Name: Talia Rose Coppola

Place of Birth: Lake Success, New York, United States

Date of Birth: April 25, 1946

Ethnicity: Italian

Talia Shire is an American actress. All of Talia’s grandparents were Italian.

Talia is the daughter of arranger/composer Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino. She is the sister of academic and author August Coppola and director Francis Ford Coppola, and her sons are actor-musicians Jason Schwartzman and Robert Carmine. Her nephew is actor Nicolas Cage and her niece is director and actress Sofia Coppola.

Talia’s paternal grandparents were Agostino/August Nicola Coppola (the son of Carmine Coppola and Filomena Coppola) and Maria Lillian Zasa (the daughter of Pancrazio Zasa and Antonia Montesano). Agostino and Maria Lillian were from Bernalda, Province of Matera, Basilicata, Italy. The Coppola family owns a luxury resort in Bernalda.

Talia’s maternal grandparents were Francesco “Frank” Pennino and Anna Giaquinto. Francesco was also a composer, who was born, c. 1880, in Naples, Campania, Italy.

Sources: Genealogies of Talia Shire – https://www.geni.com
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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