In a career spanning six decades, onetime Tenafly resident Paul Sorvino has played cops, killers, the hot-wired dad to Romeo’s Juliet in Baz Luhrman’s over-the-top “Romeo + Juliet” and a chubby Dick Tracy villain with a big mouth — literally — opposite Warren Beatty and Al Pacino. At 79, he remains as active as ever, with the 2018 indie thriller “B...

Mediacom Communications founder, chairman and CEO Rocco Commisso was one of 38 people honored on July 4 as a Carnegie Corp. “Great Immigrant, Great American” an annual program that highlights the contributions made to American culture by naturalized citizens. Commisso, who came to the U.S. from Calabria, Italy, when he was 12 years old, founded Med...

Se è vero che l'italicità - ciò che lega 250 milioni di persone in tutto il mondo - passa anche per il cibo e la gastronomia, Mattia Poggi, giovane chef dal successo internazionale, è il più titolato a spiegarci qual è la vera forza dell'Italia in tema di arte culinaria Alma Italian Content & Entertainment, l’acronimo è Alice, Alice Tv (https://www...

Born on June 26, 1951 and raised in Astoria, Robert Davi is an actor, singer, writer and director perhaps best known for his vivid portrayal of a colorful assortment of Hollywood villains, thugs and tough guys. In a film and television career spanning over 40 years, Davi has appeared in TV series from “Charlie’s Angels” and “St. Elsewhere” to “Crim...

Richard Valeriani, a longtime NBC News correspondent who covered the civil rights movement and the Johnson and Nixon administrations from the network’s Washington D.C., bureau, died today. He was 85. He would spend 31 years as an on-air correspondent for NBC Nightly News and often appeared on Today. Colleagues would say Valeriani was “always the fi...

CALL FOR PAPERS - Global Intersections and Artistic Interconnections: Italian Cinema and Media across Times and Spaces. Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies - Second International Conference. The American University of Rome. 14-15 June 2019. Keynote Speaker: Professor Milly Buonanno, La Sapienza University. Intersections of local and global:...

Il 26 maggio del 1924 in quel di New York veniva alla luce Michael Nicholas Salvatore Bongiorno detto Mike. Dopo aver trascorso i primi anni in America, il piccolo Mickey – come era chiamato dai parenti – si trasferì a Torino insieme alla madre a causa della separazione tra i genitori. Proprio in Italia iniziò a coltivare la sua passione per il mon...

New Jersey’s own Franco Robazetti of Zeppelin Hall and Surf City (pictured above), in Jersey City, will appear on Chopped, on the Food Network. The episode premieres on Tuesday, May 29. About the ShowChopped is hosted by author, television personality, and food connoisseur, Ted Allen. In the show, four chefs use their skills to compete with each ot...

Italian American One Voice Coalition Executive Board Members Andre DiMino and Frank Cipolla late last week conducted a major presentation before members of the Writers Guild of America East Chapter at the guild's Manhattan offices. "This was a major opportunity to educate important TV and movie script writers on the many facets of Italian American...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...