Italian Actors in Hollywoodby jonesie12345 | created - 01 Jan 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
(In alphabetical order)
Most of the actors on this list are Italian-American, but I included a few well-known Italian actors from Italy who have acted in English-speaking films.
Only included actors who are at least 1/4 Italian
Only included actors who have a picture on IMDb
Did not include any deceased actors
1. Antonio Cupo
Actor | American Mary
Antonio Cupo was born in Vancouver, Canada, on 10 January 1978. He studied theatre at the University of British Columbia and has been working in entertainment for over 20 years. He is an actor and songwriter and fronting numerous bands. Antonio played the leading role in the Italian TV series Elisa...
Born in Vancouver, Canada; starred in the TV show Elisa di Vibromsa, purportedly the most successful series in the history of Italian TV
Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel
Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham was born on October 24, 1939 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso, Texas. His father, Frederick Abraham, was from an Assyrian Christian (Antiochian) family, from Syria. His mother, Josephine (Stello) Abraham, was the daughter of Italian ...
Italian mother, Syrian father
Actor | Le fate ignoranti
Stefano Accorsi was born on March 2, 1971 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He is an actor and writer, known for Le fate ignoranti (2001), Radiofreccia (1998) and Io non ti conosco (2013). He has been married to Bianca Vitali since November 24, 2015. They have one child.
Born and raised in Italy
5. Jay Acovone
Actor | Stargate SG-1
Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC, New York, USA. His parents later moved to Mahopac, NY where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was ...
Self | Growing Up Gotti
Carmine is an above average Honor Roll student. He admits to being a bit of a "fashionista" as his favorite designers are Gucci, Prada, Armani and A/X. Besides sports and hanging out with friends, Carmine can often be found sketching and drawing.
He can be quiet, shy, and introverted and likes to ...
Grandson of John Gotti
7. Danny Aiello
Actor | Do the Right Thing
Danny Aiello was born on June 20, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel Louis Aiello Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for Do the Right Thing (1989), Léon: The Professional (1994) and Moonstruck (1987). He has been married to Sandy Cohen since January 8, 1955. They have four ...
Both parents were Italian
8. Alan Alda
Actor | M*A*S*H
Alan Alda was born on January 28, 1936 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo. He is known for his work on M*A*S*H (1972), The Four Seasons (1981) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). He has been married to Arlene Alda since March 15, 1957. They have three children.
Father was Italian actor Robert Alda; mother was Irish; birth name Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo
9. Chad Allen
Actor | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Chad Allen was born on June 5, 1974 in Cerritos, California, USA as Chad Allen Lazzari. He is an actor and producer, known for Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), TerrorVision (1986) and Our House (1986).
Italian and German; birth name Chad Allen Lazzari
10. Vincenzo Amato
Actor | Unbroken
Born in Palermo, Italy; fluent in 5 languages
11. Tony Amendola
Actor | Annabelle
Tony was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut.
He attended Southern Connecticut State University and graduated in 1974.
While an undergraduate student at Southern Connecticut State University, he performed in several productions at Albertus Magnus College, an all-girls college (until 1985) in ...
Speaks fluent Spanish and italian
12. Michael Angarano
Actor | Sky High
Angarano was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Doreen and Michael P. Angarano. He is of Italian descent. His family owns and operates three successful dance studios; two in New York (Brooklyn and Staten Island) and one in California (Los Angeles) called Reflections in Dance. His mother is the ...
13. Joe Anoa'i
Actor | WWE NXT
Joe Anoa'i was born on May 25, 1985 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Leati Joseph Anoa'i. He is an actor, known for WWE NXT (2010), WWE Main Event (2012) and WWE SmackDown Live (1999). He has been married to Galina Becker since December 6, 2014. They have one child.
Mother is Italian, father is Samoan; also known as Roman Reigns
14. Armand Assante
Actor | Gotti
Armand Assante is a coarsely handsome American actor who has successfully portrayed a wide range of intriguing characters from numerous ethnic backgrounds, both on screen and in the theater.
Armand Anthony Assante, Jr. was born on October 4, 1949 in New York City, to Katherine (Healey), a music ...
Italian father, Irish mother
15. Frankie Avalon
Soundtrack | Grease
One of a spate of teen idols to come out of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s, Frankie Avalon--unlike many of the others--actually had a musical background, having been taught to play the trumpet at a very young age by his father. As a youth Avalon performed in local clubs and theaters. He won a ...
Birth name Francis Thomas Avallone
16. Michael Bacall
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
Michael Bacall was born on April 19, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Stephen Buccellato. He is an actor and writer, known for Inglourious Basterds (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and Death Proof (2007).
Both parents are Italian; birth name was Michael Buccellato
Born Peter Donald Badalamenti II, in Sarasota Florida, on December 11, 1973. Peter studied acting under the direction of Kathy Laughlin for several years. In 2000 Peter's first notable acting role, Was Fionn MacCumhail in Cremaster 3 (2002). and then Bad Boys II (2003). After a few indie films ...
Both parents are Italian
Actor | Léon
Michael Badalucco, a Brooklyn native, got his start in the entertainment industry at a very young age, going to work with his father Giuseppe, a Sicilian-born immigrant, who worked as a carpenter on movie sets. In 1963, during the filming of Fail Safe starring Henry Fonda, a photo of a young boy ...
Father immigrated from Sicily to the U.S.
19. Giacomo Baessato
Actor | Ally Was Screaming
Is a classically trained actor, who grew up working , and continues to work in film and television. Was raised in North Vancouver B.C. Upon graduating high school , he attended Circle in the Square Theater School in NYC and graduated in 2010. He now resides in Vancouver , British Columbia. Is of ...
Italian and Irish
20. Scott Baio
Actor | Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
Scott Vincent James Baio was born on September 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of Mario and Rose Baio, who had emigrated from Italy. At the young age of nine, Scott decided that he wanted to be an actor. Soon after, his parents took him on interviews and he was able to land ...
Both parents immigrated from Italy to the U.S.
21. Justin Baldoni
Actor | Jane the Virgin
Justin Baldoni is an actor, director, and social entrepreneur focused on creating and effecting positive change. Justin is best known for playing "Rafael" on CW's Award winning phenomenon Jane the Virgin.
In 2012, Justin created the most watched digital documentary series in history "My Last Days", ...
Father is Italian; mother is Jewish
22. Lorenzo Balducci
Actor | Solo per amore
Born in Italy
23. Gabriel Basso
Actor | The Kings of Summer
Paternal grandfather is Italian
24. Thomas Barbusca
Actor | The Mick
East Coaster Thomas Barbusca followed his older sister Brielle's footsteps in to acting when he was just a toddler. At 6 the industry brought Thomas to Los Angeles, when his sister Brielle, booked a series regular role on the hit USA series The Starter Wife.
In Los Angeles, ginger haired Thomas ...
Both parents are Italian
25. Mario Batali
Actor | Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mario Batali counts 26 restaurants, ten cookbooks, numerous television shows and three Eataly marketplaces among his ever-expanding empire of deliciousness. He opened La Sirena Ristorante, a lively yet elegant trattoria on the plaza level of New York City's Maritime Hotel in Chelsea. This is Mario ...
Italian and French; full name Mario Francesco Batali
26. Matt Battaglia
Actor | Thor
Emmy winning Producer & Actor Matt Battaglia was Born in Tallahassee, Florida as the youngest of four children. Spent most of his life growing up in suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. He won 2 Emmy's in 2011 for Executive Producing "Last Shot with Judge Gunn" and Co-Produced the Golden Globe nominated ...
Father is Italian; mother is German and Dutch
27. Roberto Benigni
Actor | La vita è bella
Roberto Benigni was born on October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy as Roberto Remigio Benigni. He is an actor and writer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), La tigre e la neve (2005) and Down by Law (1986). He has been married to Nicoletta Braschi since...
Italian actor born and raised in Italy
28. Tony Bennett
Soundtrack | War of the Worlds
Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe.
He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in ...
Both parents were Italian; father immigrated from Italy; birth name was Anthony Domenick Benedetto
29. Michael Bergin
Michael Bergin, also known as "Jack 'J.D.' Darius" on the internationally renowned hit series Baywatch (1989), returns this year for his third season. An actor and model, Bergin has been featured in magazines and on billboards around the world. Growing up in the small town of Naugatuck, Connecticut...
Is Italian and Irish
30. Giulio Berruti
Actor | Monte Carlo
Giulio Berruti was born on September 27, 1984 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Giulio Maria Berruti. He is an actor and producer, known for Monte Carlo (2011), Walking on Sunshine (2014) and The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003).
Italian actor born and raised in Italy
31. Jason Biggs
Actor | American Pie
Jason Matthew Biggs was born on May 12, 1978, in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, to Angela (Zocco), a nurse, and Gary Biggs, a shipping company manager. Jason has two sisters, Heather, a tax specialist born in 1971, and Chiara, born in 1980. He was raised Catholic, and is of English and mostly Italian ...
Italian and English father, Sicilian mother
32. Luke Bilyk
Actor | F*&% the Prom
With numerous roles on television and a feature career on the horizon, Luke Bilyk is a young actor whose star is on the ascent.
Born in North York, Ontario, Canada, Luke's passion for acting began at the early age of five. Following that zeal for creating characters, Luke became best known for his ...
Is Italian and German
33. David Blaine
Actor | The Great Buck Howard
David Blaine was born on April 4, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as David Blaine White. He is a producer and actor, known for The Great Buck Howard (2008), Mister Lonely (2007) and David Blaine: Real or Magic (2013).
Father is half-Italian and half Puerto-Rican; mother is Russian Jewish
34. Robert Blake
Actor | Lost Highway
American actor who began as a child in Our Gang comedies and reappeared as a powerful adult performer of leading and character roles. Born in New Jersey, the young Mickey Gubitosi won a role in MGM's Our Gang series at the age of 5. As one of the more prominent children in the Gang, he gained ...
Both parents were Italian; birth name was Michael James Gubitosi
35. Corbin Bleu
Cobin Bleu was born Corbin Bleu Reivers on February 21, 1989 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Martha (Callari) and David Reivers, an actor. His mother is of Italian descent and his father is Jamaican.
Corbin began appearing in television commercials at the age two, for products such as Life cereal, ...
Italian mother; Jamaican father
36. Danny Bonaduce
Actor | The Partridge Family
Danny Bonaduce was born on August 13, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Dante Daniel Bonaduce. He is an actor and producer, known for The Partridge Family (1970), Charlotte's Web (1973) and That '70s Show (1998). He has been married to Amy Railsback since November 22, 2010. He was ...
Father was Italian; birth name Dante Daniel Bonaduce
37. Alessio Boni
Actor | La meglio gioventù
Born in Italy
38. Jon Bon Jovi
Soundtrack | Young Guns II
Jon Bon Jovi, was born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. On March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to parents John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. and Carol Sharkey.
Family: Jon's mother, Carol Sharkey, was a former model and one of the first Playboy Bunnies. She met Bon Jovi's father after she enlisted in the ...
Father is Sicilian and Slovak; mother is German and Russian; original family surname is Bongiovi
39. Chaz Bono
Actor | American Horror Story
Chaz Bono is an American character actor and the only child of famed entertainers Sonny and Cher. He is best known for work on American Horror Story.
An acclaimed author, Chaz has written three books including Transition, which was released by Dutton in May of 2011. Transition is his groundbreaking ...
Father was singer/actor/politician Sonny Bono, who was Italian; mother is singer/actress Cher, who is Armenian, English and German
40. David Boreanaz
Actor | Bones
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...
Father is Slovenian-Italian; mother is Slovak, Irish, and German
41. Raoul Bova
Actor | AVP: Alien vs. Predator
Raoul Bova was born in a Roman white collar family, his father was an employee and his mother a housewife. He has two sisters who he is close to. His passion in his youth was swimming and he became a champion at 16. He performed his military duty in the "Bersaglieri" and he studied at the ISEF but ...
Italian actor born and raised in Italy
42. Dylan Bruno
Actor | Where the Heart Is
Dylan Bruno was born on September 6, 1972 in Milford, Connecticut, USA as Dylan A. Bruno. He is an actor and producer, known for Where the Heart Is (2000), Taken 3 (2014) and Numb3rs (2005). He has been married to Emmeli Hultquist since June 24, 2006. They have two children.
Father is Italian; mother is Lithuanian, English, and Welsh
43. Adam Bucci
Actor | Eastsiders
ADAM BUCCI BIOGRAPHY (August 3, 2017)
Adam Bucci grew up in a multi-generational military family. Born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky--the son of a West Point Cadet and a very artistic mother, Bucci's father's side consisted of every branch of the military, and mother's prophetically--every branch of ...
44. Steve Buscemi
Actor | Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to...
Italian father; Irish mother
45. Nicolas Cage
Actor | Face/Off
Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish, German, and English (mother) descent. Cage ...
Italian father; German, Polish, and English mother; birth name was Nicolas Kim Coppola; nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire; cousin of actor/director Sofia Coppola and actor Jason Schwartzman
46. Eddie Cahill
Actor | Miracle
Eddie Cahill was born in New York on January 15, 1978. With Italian and Irish decent, Eddie is the second born to his parents, having one older and one younger sister. He studied acting for a year and a half at New York University with the Atlantic Theater Co. Acting School.
He appeared in Nicky ...
Italian mother, Irish father
49. Bobby Campo
Actor | The Final Destination
Robert Joseph Camposecco, known as Bobby Campo was born in Wheeling at 9, 1983 is an American actor. Debuted in the movie Vampire Bats (2005) television for 2005, in this movie he was credited as Bobby Camposecco. He came gaining popularity after starring in the movie Legally Blondes (2009) The ...
Father and mother are both half Italian; birth name was Robert Joseph Camposecco
50. Bobby Cannavale
Actor | The Station Agent
In both career and in real life, Bobby Cannavale tends to choose the unconventional way of doing things. In the beginning, his decisions may have cost the dark, swarthily good-looking actor some acting roles and/or good-paying money but, in the end, his strong work ethic and sense of self, despite ...
Italian father; Cuban mother
51. Jake Canuso
Actor | The Dark Knight Rises
Both parents are Italian
52. Mario Cantone
Actor | Sex and the City
Mario Cantone is probably best known at home in the US as a comedian, impressionist and singer but he has also made a name for himself as a very successful Broadway actor, appearing in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" in 1995 as well as a number of off-Broadway Shakespeare productions including "The ...
53. Francis Capra
Actor | A Bronx Tale
Francis Capra was born on April 27, 1983 in New York, and raised in the Bronx. Discovered by Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri when they were casting for the film A Bronx Tale (1993), he began to work as a child actor and moved to Los Angeles with his mother Ann Marie Capra and his siblings. His ...
Italian and Dominican
54. Steve Carell
Actor | The Office
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet Theresa (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother was of Polish descent and his father, of Italian and...
Is Italian, German, and Polish; original family surname was Caroselli
55. Adam Carolla
Writer | The Man Show
Adam Carolla was born in Los Angeles but raised in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and later North Hollywood. His mother was a recipient of welfare with a degree in Chicano studies, his dad was a psychologist, and he got where he is today, he says, in spite of them. After Adam graduated from North ...
Father is Italian; mother is Irish
56. David Caruso
Actor | First Blood
His low-keyed intensity, deep-voiced somberness, pale skin, puffy-eyed baby face and crop of carrot-red hair are all obvious and intriguing trademarks of TV star David Caruso. A hugely popular item in the 1990s as a result of a smash crime series, he got way too caught up in all the hoopla ...
Italian father; Irish mother
57. Max Casella
Actor | Jackie
Max Casella was born on June 6, 1967 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Max Deitch. He is an actor, known for Jackie (2016), Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) and Blue Jasmine (2013). He has been married to Leona Casella since February 7, 2002. They have two children.
Italian mother; Jewish father; birth name was Maximilian Deitch
Soundtrack | Watchmen
Harry Wayne Casey was born on January 31, 1951 in Hialeah, Florida, USA.
Maternal grandfather was Italian; better known as K.C. of K.C. and the Sunshine Band
Actor | The Sopranos
FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO BIOGRAPHY
Federico Castelluccio is a driven and talented individual maintaining careers, as a professional artist, established actor and director. Born in Naples, Italy, Federico moved with his family to Paterson, New Jersey, in 1968. In 1982 he was awarded a full scholarship ...
Born in Naples, Italy; both parents are Italian
60. John Cena
Actor | Trainwreck
John Felix Anthony Cena, better known as WWE superstar John Cena, was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, to Carol (Lupien) and John Cena. He is of Italian (father) and French-Canadian and English (mother) descent, and is the grandson of baseball player Tony Lupien. When he was ...
Italian father, French-Canadian and English mother
61. Noah Centineo
Noah Centineo is an American actor. He portrays Jesus Adams Foster in The Fosters (2013), for which he has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
He was born Noah Gregory Centineo on May 9, 1996 in Miami, Florida, to Kellee Janel (Andres) and Gregory Vincent Centineo, a businessman and former ...
Father is Italian; mother is German
62. Michael Cera
Actor | Superbad
Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga...
Father is Sicilian
63. Jason Cerbone
Actor | The Taking of Pelham 123
Jason was born on November 2, 1977 in New York. He got his start when he was 2 years old by appearing on a commercial for Sesame Street (1969). He signed with the Ford Modeling Agency in New York City when he was seven years old. Jason appeared in Jon Bon Jovi's "Silent Night" video and also in ...
64. David Chase
Producer | The Sopranos
Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, and raised in New Jersey, David Chase (born David DeCesare) dreamed of being a star--a star drummer in a rock band! He spent many years playing drums and bass trying to be part of a successful rock band in the 1960s East Coast music scene. He also loved movies, such as ...
Creator and writer of The Sopranos; birth name was Davide DeCesare
65. Damian Chapa
Actor | Bound by Honor
Born in and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Damian (who's of Irish, Mexican, Italian and Native American descent) grew up as the second eldest of 5 children; 2 brothers and 2 sisters. His father,Rico Chapa, owned a bar across the street, in Columbus, OH, from a go-go bar, owned by someone he knew; Larry ...
Father is Mexican and Italian; mother is German
66. Dominic Chianese
Actor | The Sopranos
A multi-talented performer--as well as being an actor, he is an accomplished singer. He released a new music CD in late 2000 on which he sings American and Italian standards.
Grandfather immigrated from Naples, Italy; is an accomplished tenor
Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...
Mother is half Italian, half Swedish; father is Danish
68. Anthony Cistaro
Actor | Cheers
Half-Italian, half-German/Irish/Scottish/English/Welsh, Anthony Cistaro was born in Kirksville, Missouri, one of six children; two brothers (one with the California Highway Patrol) and three sisters (one with a local Police department). The Cistaro family moved to San Francisco, California when ...
Father is Italian
69. Rhys Coiro
Actor | Entourage
As a teenager, Coiro, a talented visual artist, spent summers building sets and operating lights at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. Inspired by numerous productions, including Julie Taymor's "Titus Andronicus" at Theater For A New Audience, Coiro decided to study theater at Carnegie Mellon ...
Born in Italy, raised in Princeton New Jersey
70. Enrico Colantoni
Actor | Galaxy Quest
Enrico Colantoni was born on February 14, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Galaxy Quest (1999), Veronica Mars (2004) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). He has been married to Rosanna Francioni since November 11, 2011. They have four children. He was ...
71. Stephen Colletti
Actor | One Tree Hill
Stephen Colletti was born in Newport Beach, California. During his childhood and teen years, he spent much of his time at the beach, playing sports, and seeking adventures for him and his friends to embark on. Whether it was camping or snowboarding in the Sierra Nevada Mountains or visiting his ...
Paternal grandfather was Italian
72. Vince Colosimo
Actor | Chopper
Vince Colosimo is one of Australia's most recognised actors with an extensive and successful career in theatre, television and film. With an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2002 for his performance in the highly-successful feature film Lantana and a featured role in the internationally ...
Both parents born in Calabria, Italy; Vince was born in Australia
73. Scott Conant
Writer | Untitled Scott Conant Project
Mother is Italian
74. Mark Consuelos
Actor | All My Children
Mark Consuelos was born in Zaragoza, Spain, to an Italian mother, Camilla, and a Mexican father, Saul Consuelos. He grew up in Lebanon, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. He attended Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, Florida and Notre Dame University. While living in Illinois, Mark appeared in "Hello,...
Italian mother, Mexican father
75. Bradley Cooper
Actor | A Star Is Born
Bradley Charles Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Gloria (Campano), is of Italian descent, and worked for a local NBC station. His father, Charles John Cooper, who was of Irish descent, was a stockbroker. Immediately after Bradley graduated from the ...
Italian mother, Irish father
76. Dan Cortese
Actor | Veronica's Closet
Dan Cortese was born on September 14, 1967 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, USA as Daniel James Cortese. He is an actor, known for Veronica's Closet (1997), Demolition Man (1993) and MTV Sports (1992). He was previously married to Dee Dee Hemby.
Both parents were Sicilian
77. Paulo Costanzo
Actor | 40 Days and 40 Nights
Paulo Costanzo was born on September 21, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He grew up in Brampton, a suburb of Toronto, of Italian (father) and Jewish (mother) descent. He attended Mayfield Secondary School for the Arts, then attended one year at Ryerson University for theater, but dropped out when...
Father is Italian; mother is Ashkenazi Jewish
78. D.J. Cotrona
Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation
D.J. Cotrona was born on May 23, 1980 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Donald Joseph Cotrona. He is an actor and producer, known for G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Dear John (2010) and Detroit 1-8-7 (2010).
Father is half Italian; maternal grandfather was half Italian and half Polish
79. Jai Courtney
Actor | Divergent
Paternal grandmother is Italian
81. Matthew Daddario
Matthew Daddario was born and raised in New York to Richard and Christina Daddario, both lawyers. He studied business at Indiana University in Bloomington. He graduated in 2010, after which he began studying acting and started auditioning.
He is the middle child, with a younger sister, Catharine ...
Father is Italian
Actor | Gotham
Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...
Father is Italian; mother has Dutch ancestry
83. Joe Dallesandro
Actor | The Limey
Joe Dallesandro's still hangin' . . . after battles with drug addiction and alcohol, brushes with the law, three broken marriages and numerous love affairs, plus the suicide of his only sibling Bob. One of the most beautifully photographed wild guys to come out of the Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey...
84. Tony Danza
Actor | Don Jon
Tony Danza is an American actor, perhaps best known for starring on some of television's most beloved and long-running series, including Taxi (1978-1983) and Who's the Boss (1984-1992).
Danza was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to Anne (Cammisa), a bookkeeper, and Matty Iadanza, a garbageman....
Both parents were Italian; mother immigrated from Sicily; birth name was Anthony Iadanza
85. Marco Dapper
Actor | Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds
American actor, model and painter. Born Marco Dominic Dapper on July 9, 1983 in Hayward, California, is the youngest of two children (he has an older sister) Started acting as a child in plays and appeared in community theater productions after graduating high school. Raised and went to Catholic ...
86. James Darren
Actor | The Guns of Navarone
Tall, good-looking James Darren was a student of acting coach Stella Adler and made his name in the 1950s in a series of teenage-themed films. A better actor than most of his contemporary teenage heartthrobs, he nevertheless found it difficult to escape the teen-idol image he got in pictures like ...
Birth name James William Ercolani
87. Tony Darrow
Actor | Goodfellas
Tony Darrow was born on October 1, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Anthony Borgese. He is an actor, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mighty Aphrodite (1995) and Deconstructing Harry (1997). He has been married to Mary Ann Augeri since May 7, 2015. He was previously married to Christine.
Birth name was Anthony Borgese
88. Bryan Dattilo
Actor | Days of Our Lives
Bryan Dattilo was born on July 29, 1971 in Kankakee, Illinois, USA as Bryan Ronald Dattilo. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Youthful Daze (2012) and Arcade (1993). He has been married to Elizabeth Cameron since July 12, 2011. They have one child. He was previously married to ...
Italian and Irish
89. Robert Davi
Actor | Die Hard
Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist.
From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in ...
Both parents were Italian; Italian was his first language
90. Charlie Day
Charles Peckham Day was born in New York City, NY, and raised in Middletown, Rhode Island. His parents are both music teachers - his mother, Mary (Peckham), is a piano teacher, and his father, Dr. Thomas Charles Day, was a professor of music at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. ...
Paternal grandfather was Italian; original family surname was Del Giorno, but was changed to Day before his father was born
93. Chris D'Elia
Actor | Celeste & Jesse Forever
Father is Italian; paternal grandparents immigrated from Italy
94. Alain Delon
Actor | Le samouraï
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon was born in Sceaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France, to Édith (Arnold) and Fabien Delon. His father was of French and Corsican Italian descent, and his mother was of French and German ancestry. His parents divorced early on, and Delon had a stormy childhood, being ...
Paternal grandmother was Italian
Actor | Alive
Italian father, Puerto Rican mother
97. David DeLuise
Actor | Wizards of Waverly Place
The youngest son of legendary actor and comedian Dom DeLuise, David DeLuise is now perhaps the most popular dad on TV. He's won the admiration of millions of children and parents alike for his portrayal of family patriarch Jerry on the hit Emmy award-winning Disney Channel series, "Wizards of ...
Father was actor/comedian Dom Deluise, who was Italian; mother was German; brother of actors Michael and Peter Deluise
98. Michael DeLuise
Actor | Encino Man
Michael DeLuise was born on August 4, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Robert Deluise. He is an actor and director, known for Encino Man (1992), Wayne's World (1992) and SeaQuest 2032 (1993).
Father was actor/comedian Dom Deluise, who was Italian; mother was German; brother of actors David and Peter Deluise
99. Peter DeLuise
Actor | Stargate SG-1
Peter DeLuise was born on November 6, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter John DeLuise. He is an actor and director, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), 21 Jump Street (1987) and Stargate: Atlantis (2004). He has been married to Anne Marie DeLuise since June 7, 2002. They have one child. He ...
Father was actor/comedian Dom Deluise, who was Italian; mother was German; brother of actors David and Michael Deluise