Famous Currently Living Italian-Americans
These people are either full-blooded Italians, or have some Italian in them (no sexually). Who's missing?
The Jonas Brothers
Robert De Niro
Francis Ford Coppola
Robert Gallo (discoverer of HIV and AIDS)
|by Anonymous||reply 83||12/18/2013|
Why are we doing this, OP?
|by Anonymous||reply 2||12/04/2012|
I guess we can't even include the pope
|by Anonymous||reply 3||12/04/2012|
(I'm assuming, based on their faux surnames and their appearance.)
|by Anonymous||reply 5||12/04/2012|
OP managed to include pretty much all the ugly ones. I guess the pretty ones never get to be famous. They are just used for their bodies and tossed aside like spoiled produce!
|by Anonymous||reply 6||12/04/2012|
Paula Prentiss was half Sicilian.
Her actual last name was Ragusa and she changed it when she was discovered at Northwestern University by a talent scout who wanted new contract players. This same talent scout cast her in "Where The Boys Are."
Her stage name stems from the movie "Nora Prentiss."
|by Anonymous||reply 7||12/04/2012|
R7 I believe she still is, unless she passed away in the last 30 seconds.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||12/04/2012|
Bruce Springsteen is Irish.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||12/04/2012|
Snooki and the cast of Jersey Shore!
|by Anonymous||reply 14||12/04/2012|
Bradley Cooper's mom is Italian American.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||12/04/2012|
Lidia Mattichio Bastianich
|by Anonymous||reply 17||12/04/2012|
Whitney Houston's father was half Italian.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||12/04/2012|
Of course some say Lidia is a Croatian pretending to be Italian!
|by Anonymous||reply 20||12/04/2012|
Tim McGraw is Italian? I hope its his lower half.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||12/04/2012|
So he said, R26. That's come into doubt.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||12/04/2012|
Actually, that's not true, R26. He claimed that when he was trying to cross over to white audiences. He cast a black man and Greek woman as his parents in Purple Rain. However, his parents were both light-skinned blacks. He later embraced his "blackness" around the same time he became a Jehovah's Witness.
I'm a long-time follower of Prince and his lies and hypocrisy. I used to think he was the sexiest thing ever when he was younger, but he his is a horrid human being.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||12/04/2012|
At one point Prince claimed to be half Mexican. I always felt he had alot of self hate issues.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||12/04/2012|
Snooki is not Italian. She is of Chilean descent adopted by Italian Americans.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||12/04/2012|
It would be more interesting to have a thread naming some famous black Jews.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||12/04/2012|
No problem with WOP at all, R2.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||12/04/2012|
Bernadette Peters. Oh hell, there's a Wiki page on this.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||12/04/2012|
Here's a real challenge Name one full blooded Italian who is perfect, gorgeous and stunning. Then find one who fits this description with their original nose. Now try to name one who is female. Good luck.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||12/04/2012|
R43 I think you missed the "currently living" part.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||12/04/2012|
Italian-Americans are much like Irish-Americans in that Italian-Americans - in the last 50 years or so at least - have been much more impressive than plain old Italians.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||12/04/2012|
"Full-blooded Italian" Paolo Seganti has classic Italian looks, R45. Do you approve of his nose?
|by Anonymous||reply 48||12/04/2012|
Lea Michele (Rachel from Glee)
Luke Pasqualino (Freddy from Skins)
|by Anonymous||reply 49||12/04/2012|
What? 46 replies and no mention of:
or the ultimate Italian-Americans -
Giada de Laurentis and Rachel Ray!
|by Anonymous||reply 50||12/04/2012|
R50 All four of them have been mentioned. Reading is FUNdamental, dear.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||12/04/2012|
Um...James Gandolfini...Tony Soprano
|by Anonymous||reply 53||12/04/2012|
The lovely and talented Giudice family.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||12/04/2012|
[quote]Bruce Springsteen is Irish.
"His mother, Adele Ann (née Zerilli), was a legal secretary and was of Italian ancestry."
|by Anonymous||reply 55||12/05/2012|
"Bottom half," "top half"... Italians have big cocks?
|by Anonymous||reply 56||12/05/2012|
[quote]Then find one who fits this description with their original nose.
Italians aren't known for bad noses, dipshit.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||12/05/2012|
Kristian Alfonso, full blooded-Italian, drop dead gorgeous.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||12/05/2012|
I had no idea Giada was EEE-talien. Pass the PASta and turn up the maDONNA CD.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||12/05/2012|
Cyndi Lauper. No, really.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||12/05/2012|
Bruno Gagliasso Reynaldo Gianecchini
|by Anonymous||reply 62||12/16/2013|
[quote]Here's a real challenge Name one full blooded Italian who is perfect, gorgeous and stunning. Then find one who fits this description with their original nose. Now try to name one who is female. Good luck.
Linda Evangelista Carla Bruni Elisabetta Calanis Rosella Brescia Manuela Arcuri Sara Tommasi Valentina Desi
|by Anonymous||reply 65||12/16/2013|
You would forget Rick Santorum!
|by Anonymous||reply 67||12/16/2013|
Corbin Bleu's mother is Italian.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||12/16/2013|
Taylor Swift? Bruce Springsteen? The Jonas Brothers? OP, you were just testing to see if we read the whole list by planting some of these right???
|by Anonymous||reply 71||12/16/2013|
Joey Fatone, 'Nsync, Dancing with the Stars and current host of "My Family Recipe Rocks".
|by Anonymous||reply 72||12/16/2013|
^ Pretty sure Biaggi isn't Italian - he's from Puerto Rico
|by Anonymous||reply 76||12/17/2013|
Namourimi Masokourisakamoto, her father is Itiian.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||12/17/2013|
"her father is Itiian"
That's next to Elbonia, isn't it?
|by Anonymous||reply 78||12/17/2013|
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|by Anonymous||reply 81||12/18/2013|
Whitney Houston's father had a Swedish,not Italian,mother. And David Boreanz is Czechoslovakian.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||12/18/2013|