Birth Name: Vincent Philip D’Onofrio
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 30, 1959
Vincent D’Onofrio is an American actor, writer, director, singer, and producer. His parents, Phyllis Ann (Minicola) and Gennaro D’Onofrio, are both of Italian descent. His sister, Elizabeth D’Onofrio, is a producer, actress, and acting coach.
Vincent is married to Dutch model Carin van der Donk. He has a daughter, actress Leila George, with his former partner, actress Greta Scacchi; and two children with Carin. Leila is married to actor and filmmaker Sean Penn.
Vincent’s maternal grandfather was Philip/Filippo Frederick/Fred/Frederico Minicola/Menicola (the son of Donato Martino Menecola/Minecola and Adelina M. Ferrara). Philip was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents, from Foggia, Apulia. Donato was the son of Filippo/Philip Menecola/Minecola and Lucia/Lucy Filomena Ronca. Adelina was the daughter of Federico Ferarra and Anna Dell’Arciprete.
Vincent’s maternal grandmother was Margherita/Margaret Pasquale (the daughter of Antonio Giacomo Pasquale and Filomena/Philomena Victoria Canterino). Margherita was born in New York, to parents from Potenza, Basilicata, Italy. Antonio was the son of Gaetano Pasquale and Anna M. Grieco. Filomena was the daughter of Giovanni/John A. Canterino and Isabella/Isabelle Terlimbacco.
Sources: Genealogy of Vincent D’Onofrio (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Vincent’s maternal grandparents, Philip/Filippo Frederick/Fred/Frederico Minicola/Menicola and Margherita/Margaret Pasquale, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Vincent’s maternal great-grandparents, Antonio Giacomo Pasquale and Filomena/Philomena Victoria Canterino – https://www.familysearch.org