Place of Birth: New Jersey, U.S. (likely)
Date of Birth: c. March 3, 2003
Thomas Barbusca is an American actor. Among his roles are Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, Big Time Adolescence, North Hollywood, Luckiest Girl Alive, and Missing (2023), and the series The Mick.
His surname is pronounced bar-boos-ka. He has stated:
…I’m Italian. Everybody thinks I’m Irish [because of his red hair color], but I’m 100% Italian, and nobody believes me… [My hair is] like Sicilian red hair… It’s like an auburn… Sicilian auburn, and nobody gets it.
His sister, Brielle Barbusca, is also an actress.
Thomas’s paternal grandfather was named Gaetano Barbusca.
Thomas’s paternal grandmother is Rosalie/Rosaline Contessa (the daughter of Nicola/Nicholas Contessa and Francesca/Frances Bellettieri). Rosalie was born in New York, to Italian parents. Nicola was the son of Rocko Contessa and Maria Latronica. Francesca was the daughter of Salvatore Bellettieri and Rosa Laguidire.
Thomas’s maternal grandfather is named Thomas Re.
Thomas’s maternal grandmother is named Linda Corda.
Sources: Marriage record of Thomas’s great-grandparents, Nicola/Nicholas Contessa and Francesca/Frances Bellettieri – https://familysearch.org
Thomas’s great-grandparents, Nicola/Nicholas Contessa and Francesca/Frances Bellettieri, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org