Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 1, 1983
*50% African-Dominican Republic
*25% Puerto Rican
Denise Vasi is an American actress and model. She made her acting debut on the series All My Children.
Her father is of Dominican Republic descent. Her maternal grandfather was born in Kalamata, Greece. Her maternal grandmother was born in Puerto Rico. She has said,
The food is all half and half: rice and beans, and feta, and olives and lamb… we celebrate Greek Easter, and Christmas, and all the major holidays are celebrated Greek Orthodox… I’m like every other Greek – family oriented, sticking together… if I wanted a home cooked meal, I could just hop on the subway.
Denise is married to director and photographer Anthony Mandler, with whom she has a daughter.
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