Connie Sellecca

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Sellecca in 2003, photo by

Birth Name: Concetta Sellecchia

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

Date of Birth: May 25, 1955

Ethnicity: Italian

Connie Selleca is an American actress, producer, and model.

Her father, Primo Sellecchia, was an Italian emigrant, from Ocre, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo. Her mother, Marianna “Ann,” was born in New York, to Italian parents. She is married to pianist, composer, and radio television host John Tesh. She has a son with her former husband, actor Gil Gerard; and a daughter with John. Connie is a Christian.

Connie’s maternal grandfather was Raffaelle/Ralph Acampora (the son of Ferdinando Acampora and Marianna Ruocco).

Connie’s maternal grandmother was Rosa/Rose Desiderio (the daughter of Guiseppe Disederio and Theresa Orlando).

Sources: Genealogy of Connie Sellecca (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Immigration record of Connie’s father –

Connie’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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