Abruzzesi in Hollywood Yet Unknown in the Abruzzo Region

Aug 03, 2022 103

Not every famous personality who hails from Abruzzo is known in that central Italian region. Yes, people over there have heard of Madonna, Dean Martin, Alan Alda, Henry Mancini, Mario Lanza, Al Martino, Perry Como, Bradley Cooper, Penny Marshall, and the like, all of whom have Abruzzese origins.

In Abruzzo, people might even know of Florida governor Ron DeSantis, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, also all of Abruzzese origins. But do they know about Oscar winners Anthony Giacchino (who won in the documentary category), Michael Giacchino Jr. (who won for music), and Maurizio Di Vitto (who got his statue for special effects)? Of course, not! 

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