Brian De Palma
Birth Name: Brian Russell De Palma
Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 11, 1940
Brian De Palma is an American director and screenwriter.
He is the son of Vivienne (Muti) and Anthony Federico DePalma, who was a noted orthopedic surgeon, humanitarian, and teacher. He has two children, one with his former wife, producer Gale Anne Hurd, and one with his former wife, Darnell Gregorio.
Brian’s paternal grandfather was Federico Antonio De Palma (the son of Giuseppe De Palma and Giuseppa Caranfa). Federico was born, c. 1853/1855, in Alberona, Province of Foggia, Apulia, Italy.
Brian’s maternal grandparents were evidently Salvatore Muti and Nellie. They were both Italian.
Sources: Birth record of Brian’s paternal grandfather, Federico Antonio De Palma – https://familysearch.org
Brian’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org