Frank Langella

Langella in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Frank A. Langella, Jr.

Place of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 1, 1938

Ethnicity: Italian

Frank Langella is an American actor.

Frank is the son of Angelina (Barbitu) and Frank A. Langella, a business executive who was the president of the Bayonne Barrel and Drum Company. Frank’s parents were born in New Jersey, both of them to Italian parents. He has two children with his former wife Ruth Weil.

Frank’s paternal grandfather was Andrea/Andrew Langella (the son of Francesco/Frank Langella and Madeline Ruggeri). Frank’s great-grandfather Francesco was the son of Gennaro Langella and Maria Principia DiVietro, who was born in Torre Del Greco, Naples, Campania, Italy.

Frank’s paternal grandmother was named Rose/Raffaela Paciullo.

Frank’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph Barbito.

Frank’s maternal grandmother was named Maria Petruzzi.

Sources: Genealogy of Frank Langella (focusing on his father’s side) –

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

6 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Maria Principia DiVietro was born in Torre Del Greco, Naples, Campania, Italy.

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