Birth Name: Vincent Andrew Schiavelli
Date of Birth: November 11, 1948
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: December 26, 2005
Place of Death: Polizzi Generosa, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Vincent Schiavelli was an American character actor and food writer. He was also credited as Vince Schiavelli.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Sicilian-American parents, Katherine and John Schiavelli. Vincent was married to harpist Carol Mukhalian, until his death. He had a son with his former wife, actress Allyce Beasley. He had Marfan syndrome.
Vincent’s maternal grandfather was named Andrea/Andrew Coco. Andrea was born in Polizzi Generosa, Palermo.
Vincent’s maternal grandmother was Carolina/Caroline J. Vilardo/Vilardi (the daughter of Gandolfo Vilardo/Vilardi and Carolina Lo Verde). Vincent’s grandmother Carolina was born in Polizzi Generosa. Gandolfo was the son of Ignazio Vilardo and Giuseppa Tozzo. Vincent’s great-grandmother Carolina was the daughter of Filippo LaVerde and Gandolfa Schimmenti.