Since October is "Italian Culture Month" in New York and other cities, it is the season to focus on some Italian-American actors who worked with MAE WEST.
• • Brooklyn native Dominick "Dom" DeLuise was born 1 August 1933 to Italian American parents Vicenza and John DeLuise.
• • Dom DeLuise, who has many movie credits to his name, was also seen in Sextette . Released by Crown International, this musical comedy starred Mae West. Others in the cast included Timothy Dalton, Tony Curtis, Ringo Starr, George Hamilton, Alice Cooper, and Walter Pidgeon.
• • Dom DeLuise also played host in the documentary film "Mae West . . . and the Men Who Knew Her."
• • Photo: Mae West • • Dom DeLuise • • 1978 • •