Eva Amurri

Eva Amurri

Amurri in 2013, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Eva Maria Olivia Amurri

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

Date of Birth: March 15, 1985

*75% Italian [including Sicilian]
*25% mix of English, German, Irish, and Welsh

Eva Amurri is an American actress. She has also been credited as Eva Amurri Martino.

Eva is the daughter of Italian director Franco Amurri and American actress and activist Susan Sarandon. Her half-brothers are filmmaker Jack Henry Robbins and actor and musician Miles Robbins. Eva’s maternal grandfather had English, German, Irish, and Welsh ancestry. Eva’s maternal grandmother’s ancestry is Italian, including Sicilian.

Eva has three children with her former husband, professional soccer player and sportscaster Kyle Martino.

Eva’s paternal grandfather was named Antonio Amurri. Antonio was born in Ancona in Italy.

Eva’s maternal grandfather was Phillip Leslie Tomalin (the son of William Arthur Tomalin III and Alberta Agnes Boehner). Phillip was born in New Jersey. William was the son of William Arthur Tomalin, Jr., who was born in Hackney, London, Middlesex, England, and of Susanna Beams, who was born in Wiltshire, England. The Tomalin family line originates in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Eva’s great-grandmother Alberta was the daughter of George Albert Boehner, who was German, and of Winfred Lavina Hanily, who was born in New Jersey, to Irish parents.

Eva’s maternal grandmother was Leonora Marie Criscione (the daughter of Giovanni/Giuseppe/Joseph Vincenzo/Vincent Criscione and Anita Evelyn/Evilyn Rigali). Giovanni was born in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy, the son of Angelo Criscione and Salvatria/Salvatrice Cicetra/Licitra. Eva’s great-grandmother Anita was born in New York, the daughter of Italian emigrants, from Coreglia, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Mansueto Rigali and Angelina Bonturi.

Sources: http://news.bbc.co.uk

Notes on Eva’s mother’s ancestry, by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, at The Huffington Post – http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Genealogy of Eva Amurri – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Eva’s mother – http://www.wikitree.com

Gravestones of Eva’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Angelo Criscione and Salvatria/Salvatrice Cicetra/Licitra – https://3.bp.blogspot.com


Curious about ethnicity

10 Responses

  1. lzr says:

    Amurri is literally a Basque last name

  2. andrew says:

    Eva’s paternal grandparents were Antonio Amurri and Milvia. Antonio was a writer and composer, who was born in Ancona, Marche, Italy.

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