Vanessa Ferlito

"Nothing Like The Holidays" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Ferlito in 2008, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 28, 1977

Ethnicity: Italian

Vanessa Ferlito is an American actress. She has starred in the films Grind House: Death Proof, Man of the House (2005), Nothing like the Holidays, and Shadowboxer, and the series CSI: NY, 24, and Graceland, among other works. Her parents, Nancy (Cusumano) and Alfred Ferlito, were/are both of Italian descent. Vanessa has played roles of various ethnicities, and said in 2004:

Now people are starting to think outside the box with me. I’ve played Latino parts, but I’m Italian.

Vanessa has a son.

Source: Marriage record of Vanessa’s parents –


Curious about ethnicity

13 Responses

  1. Sage says:

    She looks sleepy in almost every picture.

  2. Kimmel says:

    I am surprised by the simplicity of her ethnic makeup. Thought there was more going on there.

  3. Adrian1Cram says:

    Lmao her face in that pic is funny!

  4. mm says:


  5. Vanessa says:

    WOW she is exotic and gorgeous!!! I mean i can def. see why you might nto find her gorgeous but I LOVE her exotic looks, very nice to see in Hollywood for a change (:

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