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. andrew says:

    Vanessa Ferlito had a nose job, lips injections and other work done. I swear she asked to the surgeon “I wanna look like Angelina Jolie”

    She is Sicilian (Ferlito, Cusumano) but fake.

    Google Carlotta Ferlito. Natural Sicilian girl.

  2. catalina87 says:

    Latinas have no Italian DNA so shes trash for playing Latina.

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