Birth Name: James Francis Durante
Date of Birth: February 10, 1893
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: January 29, 1980
Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Jimmy Durante was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor. His parents, Rosa Novellino/Lentino and Bartolomeo Durante, were Italian, from Salerno, Campania.
Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was named Angelo Durante.
Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was named Maria Nola.
Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was named Giuseppe Novellino.
Jimmy’s maternal grandmother was named Ganna Corsete.
Sources: Jimmy Durante on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Jimmy’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Ethnic, is there a picture, please?
Lentino is possibly his grandmother’s last name from a previous marriage.