Glenn Ficarra

Birth Name: Glenn Francis Ficarra

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

Date of Birth: August 21, 1969

Ethnicity: Italian [including Sicilian]

Glenn Ficarra is an American screenwriter, producer, actor, and director.

Glenn is the son of Marianne and Robert F. “Bob” Ficarra. He was raised in Matawan, New Jersey. Glenn is married to Alison Hirsch.

Glenn’s paternal grandfather was Frank J. Ficarra (the son of Antonio/Anthony Ficarra and Catherine/Catharine Falazo). Antonio was from Ficarra, Sicily, Italy. Catherine was born in New York, to Italian parents.

Glenn’s paternal grandmother was Theresa “Tessie” Filippone (the daughter of Ignazio Joseph Filippone and a mother surnamed Labella). Theresa was born in New Jersey. Glenn’s great-grandparents were from Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.

Glenn’s maternal grandparents were Salvatore Russo and Angela.

Sources: Obituary of Glenn’s paternal grandmother, Theresa (Filippone) Ficarra –

Obituary of Glenn’s uncle (mother’s brother), Ralph Russo –

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