Birth Name: Michael A. Graziadei
Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date of Birth: September 22, 1979
*Italian, distant Swiss (father)
Michael Graziadei is an American actor.
Michael was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the son of American parents, Helene and Silvio Graziadei. Michael was raised in the U.S. from the age of eleven. His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of Lithuanian ancestry. Michael’s parents are pictured here.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Michael P. Graziadei (the son of Rocco Graziadei and Philomena Dellia). Michael was born in Rome, Italy.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Ida Buono/Bunona (the daughter of Tommaso “Thomas” Buono/Bunona and Anna “Annie” Capalli). Ida was born in Chiusano di San Domenico, Avellino, Campania, Italy. Tommaso was the son of Dominic Buono and Baroness Ernesta (Maria Louisa Ernestina) Flugi d’Aspermont. Annie was the daughter of a man surnamed Capall/Yapelli, and of Countess Juliette Flugi d’Aspermont. Countess Juliette’s father, Officer Francesco Constantin/Costantino Camillo Flugi von Aspermonte, is widely believed to be the biological father of French poet, writer, and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire. D’Aspermont (or Von Aspermonte) is a branch of a noble family with origins in St. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland, that settled in Italy.
Michael’s maternal grandfather was Stanley Anthony Jasalavich (the son of Anthony Joseph Jasalavitch/Jasiulevicius and Antonia Jezukevitch). Stanley was born in New Hampshire, to Lithuanian parents, from Pūčkornės and Merkinė, respectively.
Michael’s maternal grandmother was Helene Rita Norenkevich (the daughter of John Norenkevich and Tekla Piarudnia/Piarndnia). John was born in Lithuania, the son of Peter Norenkiewicz and Ursza Karsokeue/Korsak. Tekla was born in Žasliai, Lithuania, the daughter of Tamorzus Piarndnia and Ursza/Ursula Giczerska.
Sources: Genealogy of Michael Graziadei – http://www.geni.com
Obituary of Michael’s father – http://www.findagrave.com
Marriage record of Michael’s paternal grandparents, Michael P. Graziadei and Ida Buono/Bunona – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Michael’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Officer Francesco Constantin/Costantino Camillo Flugi von Aspermonte (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://gw.geneanet.org