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  • Santo Lapis (bef.1699 - 1765)
    BORN IN OR NEAR BOLOGNA, 27 APRIL 1699 OR EARLIER* EMIGRATED FROM BOLOGNA, 1724 OR LATER IN THE 1720s* LIVED IN VENICE, --1726–1732--* VISITED KLAGENFURT, 1737* LIVED IN PRAGUE, 1738–1739/1741* LIVED I...
  • Elda Bruna Holmes (1927 - 2006)
    Ellerd recorded as mother's name in Free BMD entry for Alma Hepworth (Holmes) Searched for marriage of Roy Holmes and ? Ellerd and got no results * Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page *...
  • Muzio Clementi (1752 - 1832)
    Sonatina Op.36 No.2 in G Major * Sonatina in Re+ Op. 37 N. 2 I Allegro * Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Muzio Clementi Sonata in B flat Op. 12 No. 1 * Sonata Op. 50 n. 3 in G minor "Didone abbando...
  • Nina Conti
    Nina Conti= From Wikipedia: * Born 5 June 1974 (age 42)[1]* Hampstead, London, England* Medium Actress, ventriloquist* Nationality British* Genres Ventriloquism, comedy* Spouse Andrew "Stan" Stanley* C...
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    Tom Conti
    Thomas Antonio "Tom" Conti= From Wikipedia: Thomas Antonio "Tom" Conti (born 22 November 1941) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and novelist of Italian Scots descent. He has won a Tony Award for B...

British Italians

This is a list of notable British people of Italian ancestry and Italians in the United Kingdom. The citizenship and connection to Britain and Italy is shown in parentheses. Those with profiles in Geni should be marked in bold.

Administration

Librarians

  • Anthony Panizzi

Prime ministers

Secretaries of state and ministers

Arts

Cartoonists

  • Edward Ardizzone
  • Barry Fantoni
  • Hugo Pratt

Circus performers

  • Emilia Arata
  • Victor Arata
  • Charlie Cairoli
  • Joseph Grimaldi

Composers

  • Muzio Clementi
  • Maria Cosway
  • Gerald Finzi
  • Felice Giardini
  • Remo Lauricella
  • John Marcangelo
  • Ivor Novello

Designers

  • John Amabile

Film directors

  • Ginevra Elkann

Hairdressers

  • Lino Carbosiero
  • Anthony Mascolo

Literature

  • John Florio (1553–1625), known in Italian as "Giovanni Florio"; linguist and lexicographer of Anglo-Italian origin; referred to himself as "an Englishman in Italiano"; royal language tutor at the Court of James I; a friend with huge influence on William Shakespeare

Michelangelo Florio (1515–1572), Italian humanist; Franciscan friar before converting to Protestantism; pastor in England and Switzerland; father of the renaissance polymath John Florio

Musicians

  • Perry Bamonte
  • John Barbirolli
  • Anthony Bassano
  • Nicola Benedetti
  • Jim Capaldi
  • Paul Coletti
  • Maria Cosway
  • Robert Del Naja
  • Sophia Dussek
  • Felice Giardini
  • Tony Iommi
  • Remo Lauricella
  • Nicolas Mori
  • Vincent Novello
  • Paolo Nutini
  • Pino Palladino
  • Antonio Pappano
  • Anthony Pini
  • Sergio Pizzorno
  • Suzi Quatro
  • Francis Rossi
  • Semprini
  • Barry Wallace

Painters

  • Giovanni Battista Cipriani
  • Emilio Coia
  • Maria Cosway
  • John Marcangelo
  • Alberto Morrocco
  • Eduardo Paolozzi
  • Carlo Pellegrini
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Alexander Rossi
  • Jack Vettriano
  • Andrew Vicari

Photographers

  • Alexander Bassano
  • Felice Beato
  • Oscar Marzaroli
  • Mario Testino

Poets

Scriptwriters

  • Dominic Minghella

Singers

  • Luciana Caporaso
  • Frankie Cocozza
  • Sophia Dussek
  • Brian Johnson
  • Luciana
  • Lisa Maffia
  • Linda Martin
  • Paolo Nutini
  • Suzi Quatro
  • Chris Rea
  • Francis Rossi
  • Sharleen Spiteri
  • Gwen Stefani
  • Lena Zavaroni
  • Thaila Zucchi

Opera singers

  • Louisa Bassano
  • Domenico Crivelli
  • Clara Novello
  • Nancy Storace

Translator

Writers

Crime

Fraudsters

  • Giovanni di Stefano

Mobsters

  • Messina Brothers
  • Charles Sabini

Economics

Entrepreneurs

  • Carlo Di Stefano, born in Sicily; owner of the restaurant chain San Carlo", with leading restaurants in Manchester, Bristol, Leicester, Liverpool, Leeds and London
  • Charles Forte, emigrated from Italy
  • Rocco Forte, English but father arrived from Italy
  • Livia Giuggioli, founder of Eco-Age, a shop and consultancy firm that promotes ecologically-friendly products
  • Alex Polizzi, hotelier
  • Anita Roddick, born in an Italian immigrant community

Food and drink

Celebrity chefs

Media and performing arts

Actors

  • Philip Arditti
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Enzo Cilenti
  • Tom Conti
  • Michael Costa
  • Michael Greco
  • John Hannah
  • Christopher Lee
  • Ray Lovelock
  • Max Minghella
  • Nico Mirallegro
  • Alfred Molina
  • Franco Nero
  • Cliff Parisi
  • Adrian Paul
  • Robert Rietti
  • George Rossi
  • Carlo Rota
  • Victor Spinetti
  • Stephen Storace
  • Ken Stott
  • Mark Strong
  • Joe Swash
  • Joe Tracini

Actresses

  • Ronnie Ancona
  • Esmé Bianco
  • Emily Bruni
  • Nina Conti
  • Paola Dionisotti
  • Claire Forlani
  • Louise Lombard
  • Montserrat Lombard
  • Cherie Lunghi
  • Nathalie Lunghi
  • Ida Lupino
  • Linda Lusardi
  • Silvana Mangano
  • Daniela Nardini
  • Tamzin Outhwaite
  • Gloria Paul
  • Suzi Quatro
  • Greta Scacchi
  • Gia Scala
  • Kaya Scodelario
  • Lucia Elizabeth Vestris
  • Rachel Weisz
  • Thaila Zucchi

Comedians

  • Ronni Ancona
  • Nina Conti
  • Armando Iannucci
  • Joe Pasquale
  • Victor Spinetti

Conductors

  • John Barbirolli
  • Mantovani
  • Nicolas Mori
  • Antonio Pappano

Dancers and choreographers

  • Flavia Cacace
  • Vincent Simone
  • Bruno Tonioli

Directors

  • Josh Appignanesi
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Peter Cattaneo
  • Ida Lupino
  • Anthony Minghella
  • Carlo Gabriel Nero

TV personalities

  • Mario Falcone
  • Ricci Guarnaccio
  • Paul Torrisi

TV presenters

  • Luisa Baldini
  • Katie Boyle
  • Victoria Cabello
  • Paul Coia
  • Chris Crudelli
  • Gino D'Acampo
  • Romana D'Annunzio
  • Karin Giannone
  • Thalia Pellegrini
  • Carla Romano
  • Louis Theroux

Radio presenters

  • Paul Gambaccini

Military

Soldiers

  • Dennis Donnini

Nobility

People linked to royalty

  • John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton
  • Peter II, Count of Savoy
  • David Rizzio

Politics and law

  • Joseph Beltrami
  • Albert Profumo
  • John Woodcock

Politicians

  • David Bellotti
  • Gloria de Piero
  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • Linda Fabiani
  • Ernesto Nathan
  • James Tennant Molteno
  • John Charles Molteno
  • John Profumo

Religion

Ecclesial figures

  • Charles Januarius Acton
  • Anselm of Canterbury
  • Augustine of Canterbury
  • John Marco Allegro
  • Boniface of Savoy, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Mario Conti
  • Moses Montefiore
  • Philip Tartaglia

Science and engineering

Engineers

  • Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
  • Guglielmo Marconi

Inventors

  • Nick D'Aloisio
  • Dino Dini
  • Guglielmo Marconi

Scientists

  • Gino Miele
  • Joseph Whitaker

Sports

Basketballers

  • Carlton Myers

Boxers

  • Enzo Calzaghe
  • Joe Calzaghe
  • Anthony Crolla
  • Enzo Maccarinelli

Cricketers

  • Damian Crowley
  • Tony Palladino

Footballers

  • Marco Adaggio
  • Joe Bacuzzi
  • Ryan Baldacchino
  • Marcus Bettinelli
  • Peter Bonetti
  • Martin Buglione
  • Alex Campana
  • John Capaldi
  • Tony Capaldi
  • Tony Cascarino
  • Mike Cecere
  • Mark DeBolla
  • Danny Dichio
  • Mark Falco
  • Joe Fascione
  • Lil Fuccillo
  • Marco Gabbiadini
  • Giulio Giuricich
  • Dario Gradi
  • Giuliano Grazioli
  • Lou Macari
  • Giuliano Maiorana
  • Tony Marchi
  • Peter Marinello
  • Dominic Matteo
  • Giovanni Moscardini
  • Daniel Nardiello
  • Tom Parrinello
  • Simone Perrotta
  • Danny Racchi
  • Adriano Rigoglioso
  • Robert Rosario
  • Ricky Sbragia
  • Riccardo Scimeca
  • Tom Sermanni
  • Paolo Vernazza
  • Gianluca Vialli (lives in London)
  • Giuseppe Wilson

Motor racing drivers

  • Paul di Resta
  • Dario Franchitti
  • Marino Franchitti
  • Dario Resta
  • Roy Salvadori
  • Dino Zamparelli

Racehorse jockeys

  • Frankie Dettori

Road-racing cyclists

  • Dario Cioni
  • Max Sciandri

Rugby players

  • Tommaso Allan
  • George Biagi
  • Danny Cipriani
  • Alex Corbisiero
  • Lawrence Dallaglio
  • Simon Danielli
  • Nick De Luca
  • Marcus Di Rollo
  • Chris Fusaro
  • Peter Sidoli
  • Robert Sidoli
  • Warren Spragg
  • Marko Stanojevic

Others

  • Thomas John Barnardo
  • Lucy Evangelista
  • Peter Falconio
  • Elizabeth Maria Molteno

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