Birth Place Matching "Cosenza, Italy" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Self | Kefauver Investigation
Frank Costello was born Francisco Castiglia in Cosenza, Italy, in 1891. His family moved to New York, and as a young man he joined the local Mafia gang. When the "Castellamarese War" between gang bosses Giuseppe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano ended, Costello was one of the few who were held in ...
8. Paolo Gaudio
Animation Department | Fantasticherie di un passeggiatore solitario
He was born in 1981 in Calabria, in Cosenza, where he grew up and studied at Unical (University of Calabria). In 2003 he graduated in Philosophy, his degree thesis' title being Timeimagewords. All long inclined towards visual arts, he first focused on illustration and comics, before turning to the ...
9. Jim Colosimo
Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start ...
Actor | Il vangelo secondo Matteo
Francesco Leonetti was born on January 27, 1924 in Cosenza, Calabria, Italy. He was an actor and writer, known for The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964), Oedipus Rex (1967) and Capriccio all'italiana (1968). He was married to Eleonora Fiorani. He died on December 17, 2017 in Milan, Italy.