Al Sapienza

Al Sapienza – Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm” World Premiere – Arrivals – El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Boulevard – Hollywood, CA, USA, 2014 – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

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

Date of Birth: July 31, 1956

Ethnicity: Italian [including Sicilian]

Al Sapienza is an American actor. He has appeared on the shows The Sopranos and House of Cards. He has also been credited as Alex Statler.

Al is the son Angela (Caldi) and Joseph Sapienza, Jr., a used car dealer and restaurant owner.

Al’s paternal grandfather was Alfio “Alfred” Sapienza (the son of¬†Giuseppe Sapienza and Lucia Di Stefano). Alfio was from Sicily.

Al’s paternal grandmother was Rosaria/Rosarie Fazio (the daughter of Gaetano Fazio and Domenica Rizza/Frizza). Rosaria was from Augusta, Province of Siracusa, Sicily.

Sources: Al’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Al’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Information about Al’s father’s family – https://www.italiangenealogy.com

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