albanian origins actor......the best of the best......

by k-cimi85 | created - 23 Jun 2011 | updated - 23 Jun 2011 | Public

1. Robert De Niro

Actor | Raging Bull

One of the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro was born on August 17, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, English, Dutch, German, and French. He was trained ...

2. Jim Belushi

Actor | Red Heat

James Adam Belushi was born June 15, 1954, in Chicago, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. The third of four children - his brother was comedian John Belushi - he ...

3. John Belushi

Actor | Saturday Night Live

John Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on January 24, 1949, to Agnes Demetri (Samaras) and Adam Anastos Belushi, a restaurant owner. His father was an Albanian immigrant, from Qytezë, and his mother was also of Albanian descent. He grew up in Wheaton, where the family moved when he was ...

4. Eliza Dushku

Actress | Bring It On

Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month ...

5. Enver Gjokaj

Actor | The Avengers

Enver Leif Gjokaj is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Victor in Joss Whedon's science fiction television series Dollhouse and as Agent Daniel Sousa on Agent Carter (2015). Gjokaj was born in Orange County, California. His father is Albanian, and his mother is ...

6. Arben Bajraktaraj

Actor | Taken

Arben Bajraktaraj is an actor, known for Taken (2008), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

7. Tommy Spahija

Actor | Taken

Tommy Spahija is an actor, known for Taken (2008).

8. Bekim Fehmiu

Actor | Skupljaci perja

Bekim Fehmiu was born on June 1, 1936 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. He was an actor, known for I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967), The Adventurers (1970) and Protest (1967). He was married to Branka Petric. He died on June 15, 2010 in Belgrade, Serbia.



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