Birth Name: Gregory Allen Sestero
Place of Birth: Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 15, 1978
Ethnicity: Italian [including Sicilian], possibly French, possibly other
Greg Sestero is an American actor, model, producer, and author. He is known for his role in the film The Room (2003), and for his friendship with its filmmaker, Tommy Wiseau. The film’s production was dramatized in the 2017 film The Disaster Artist (2017), which stars Dave Franco as Greg.
Greg is the son of Marie-José (Citro) and Richard David Sestero. His father has Italian ancestry. His mother was born in Grenoble, France, and has Sicilian roots.
in his book, The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made (2013), Greg wrote:
The first thing to know about my mother is that she’s French-Sicilian. I’d like you to think for a moment about the temperamental implications of that genetic combination.
Greg speaks fluent English and French.
Sources: Marriage record of Greg’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Immigration record of Greg’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org