Chazz Palminteri

Chazz Palminteri

Palminteri in 2013, photo by

Birth Name: Calogero Lorenzo Palmenteri

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

Date of Birth: May 15, 1952

Ethnicity: Italian/Sicilian

Chazz Palminteri is an American actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is the son of Rosina (Anello) and Lorenzo Palminteri.

Chazz is married to Gianna Ranaudo, with whom he has two children.

Chazz’s paternal grandfather was Calogero/Calsgero Palminteri (the son of Francesco Palminteri and Antonia Napoli).

Chazz’s paternal grandmother was Rosa Bonfante (the daughter of Lorenzo Bonfante and Antonina Taurburello).

Chazz’s paternal grandparents were from Menfi, Province of Agrigento, Sicily. They married in 1908 and moved to the United States in 1910.


Curious about ethnicity

8 Responses

  1. bearboy says:

    He plays a Jewish character in Mighty Fine. I really think it’s a good idea to compare celebrities ethnic heritage to their character rolls ethnic heritage!

  2. andrew says:

    Chazz’s paternal grandparents, Calogero Palminteri and Rosa Bonfante, were from Menfi, Province of Agrigento. They married in 1908 and moved to the United States in 1910.

    Btw what happened to his face??

  3. andrew says:

    he is a tall guy

  4. BIG PAC says:

    this guy looks mexican. my bad

  5. BIG PAC says:

    this guys looks mexican.

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