Carla Gugino

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Gugino in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Carla N. Gugino

Place of Birth: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 29, 1971

*father – Italian, including Sicilian
*mother – English, Irish

Carla Gugino is an American actress. She is known for playing Sally Jupiter in the film Watchmen (2009), and her leading roles in Gerald’s Game, The Haunting of Hill House, Spy Kids, and Sucker Punch, among many other projects.

Her father, Carl F. Gugino, was a prominent orthodontist, who co-developed the first computerized cephalometric and visual treatment objective (VTO) program.

Carla’s paternal grandfather was named Anthony S. Gugino. Anthony was born in Valledolmo, Città Metropolitana di Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Carla’s paternal grandmother was Emojane/Emojean/Emogena/Emmegine Ursitti (the daughter of Gerardo/Girardo “George” W./M. Ursitti and Nunzia/Nuncia “Minnie” T. D. Rubio/Di Rubis). Emojane was born in New York, to Italian parents.

Carla’s mother’s maiden name is Burgess.


Carla’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Death record of Carla’s paternal grandfather, Anthony S. Gugino –

Carla’s paternal grandmother, Emojane/Emojean/Emogena/Emmegine Ursitti, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Emojane/Emojean/Emogena/Emmegine Ursitti on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Carla’s paternal great-grandmother, Nunzia/Nuncia “Minnie” T. D. (Rubio/Di Rubis) Ursitti –


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