Vittoria Marisa Schiaparelli Berenson
(born February 15, 1947, New York City) is an American actress and model.
She is the elder daughter of Robert L. Berenson, an American diplomat turned shipping executive, who was of Lithuanian Jewish descent; his family's original surname was Valvrojenski."Robert L. Berenson, Ex-Envoy and Head of Shipping Line, Dies", The New York Times
, 3 February 1965, page 35
Berenson's maternal grandmother was the fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli
,Linda Greenhouse, "Schiaparelli Dies in Paris; Brought Color to Fashion", The New York Times
, 15 November 1973 and her maternal grandfather was Count Wilhelm de Wendt de Kerlor, a Theosophist
and psychic medium. Her younger sister, Berinthia
, became a model, actress, and photographer as Berry Berenson
. She also is a great-grandniece of Giovanni......