Birth Name: Beverly Heather D’Angelo
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 15, 1951
*English, Irish, Scottish, German (mother)
Beverly D’Angelo is an American actress and singer. She is known for starring as Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon’s Vacation films.
Beverly is the daughter of Priscilla Ruth (Smith), a violinist, and Eugene Constantino “Gene” D’Angelo, a bass player and TV station manager. Her paternal grandparents were Italian. Her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry. Beverly has two children with her former partner, actor Al Pacino.
Beverly’s paternal grandfather was Eugene Constantin/Constantino D’Angelo (the son of Nicola/Nichola D’Angelo and Filomena/Philomena Trombetta). Eugene was born in Introdacqua, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy. Nicola was the son of Pietro Tommaso D’Angelo and Antonietta Casasanta Maria Cardosia/Cardosetti. Filomena was the daughter of Camillo Antonio Trombetta and Maria Stella/Tella Marsilio.
Beverly’s paternal grandmother was Pasquarosa/Rosina Volpe (the daughter of Antonio Volpe and Lucrezia/Louisa Di Rienzo/Renzo). Pasquarosa was born in L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy. Antonio was likely the son of Camillo Volpe and Concetta Iacovone. Lucrezia was likely the daughter of Angelomario Di Renzo and Berardina Addario.
Beverly’s maternal grandfather was Howard Dwight Smith (an architect, the son of Andrew Jackson Smith and Nancy Evaline/Evangalilne Moore). Howard was born in Ohio. Andrew was the son of John Smith and Maria “Mary” Weeks. Nancy was the daughter of William H. Moore and Sarah Morrison Moore.
Beverly’s maternal grandmother was Myrna Teresa/Theresa Cott (the daughter of Charles Milton Cott and Adelva E. Roberts). Myrna was born in Pennsylvania. Charles was the son of Christopher Columbus Cott, who was born in Westfield Parish, Sussex, England, and of Mary Ellen Brown. Adelva was the daughter of William J. Roberts and Thirsa/Thrisa S. Harrington.