The former Mrs. Don Lorenzo Salviati, Beverly D’Angelo, is opening out about her marriage and their whirlwind romance. I love Beverly because she sees life with the eyes of a kid but experiences it with the heart of a woman,” Salviati, then 24 years old, remarked of National Lampoon’s Vacation star during their secret wedding ceremony over Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas in 1981.
D’Angelo said that when they married, “it didn’t occur to us to inform anyone.” We did it for ourselves, they claimed. According to D’Angelo, the couple’s wedding weekend cruise aboard a rented yacht off the coast of Los Angeles went terrible when they accidentally filled the gasoline tank with water.
Then a storm came and we were trapped between Catalina Island and Marina del Rey. That event was, in a word, terrifying. But by the time they were rescued, they had already decided to get married, so they went off to a Las Vegas wedding chapel.
Who is D’Angelo’s amiable divorcee from the ’90s, Lorenzo Salviati, whom she left because she was in love with Al Pacino? Keep reading to find out every detail regarding D’Angelo’s ex-husband.
Don Lorenzo Salviati Was a Usc Student When He Met D’angelo
In a recent interview, D’Angelo stated that she initially tried to gain Don Lorenzo Salviati’s phone number from the prince’s cousin, Princess Claudia Ruspoli, during a party in Saint Tropez, France, in 1981. At the time, duke was a finance student at the University of Southern California.
According to what she claimed, my cousin Lorenzo attends the University of Southern California and majors in economics. The number for my phone went missing. I haven’t done any research on him, no. D’Angelo commented on recent events in a recent interview. However, when she arrived back in Los Angeles, “this handsome dude strolled in,” as D’Angelo described. It was determined that this individual was Salviati.
“That get-together was supposed to be a surprise birthday party for someone, but everyone showed up late and ruined the surprise.” And Lorenzo stepped in here from the suite he was staying in at the Roosevelt Hotel and said, “Okay, there are too many crashers here.” I wanted to do something special for the occasion, so I invited some friends to join me in the living room for the celebration. Beverly, may you kindly come into this room?
“And I looked at Lorenzo, and I went, ‘I’m not going.'” Those were her exact words. Despite this, Lorenzo was ultimately successful in winning her affection.
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In Vacation, D’angelo Co-starred With Don Lorenzo Salviati
In the film Vacation, starring National Lampoon and Chevy Chase, Don Lorenzo Salviati got his only acting role, that of Griswold (1983). The information found on Don Lorenzo Salviati’s website at IMDB suggests that he had an uncredited role in the movie as a piano player in a pub.
According to recent statements by D’Angelo, she was “so confident that I wasn’t the suitable person,” but Salviati convinced her to play Ellen regardless. After reading it, he turned to Beverly and remarked, “But look at this.” Wow, I can’t believe how funny this is. D’Angelo stated that Salviati appreciated Randy Quaid’s abrasive portrayal of Cousin Eddie and that the character was a significant hit with Salviati.
He said that the role was a massive hit with Salviati. They man-made the observation, “He’s so funny!” During their marriage, D’Angelo and Salviati came to an understanding that he would not be bothered with her royal title. D’Angelo made this decision.
D’Angelo Disregarded Don Lorenzo Salviati Royal Title
My personality did not lend itself to boasts of “Look at me, I’m a duchess!” When asked about it, D’Angelo stated she didn’t care because Don Lorenzo Salviati was her “soulmate” “Both then and now. In 1992, The New York Times reported that D’Angelo and Salviati lived on his 7,000-acre estate near Pisa, Italy during their five-year marriage.
When I started seeing Larry, I thought, “This is a bad marriage, but it would make a terrific mini-series.” D’Angelo told the publication at the time. She said, “but if there were any conflicts or whatever, we’d come back together.” This was an arrangement between D’Angelo and Salviati during their marriage.
Since there would be “no duty here” when I was married, I figured the guys would be relieved. “Well, that’s ludicrous,” Al Pacino said when I informed him about my arrangement, she said. According to D’Angelo, Don Lorenzo Salviati refused when he told him about his feelings for another guy.
What a foolish idea,” he exclaimed. Who could regard such a mutually beneficial relationship to be comical? Who exactly is that actor? “Well, it’s Al Pacino,” I said. He exclaimed that Al Pacino “is fantastic. I love him so much it hurts. As a result, we’ve decided to go our separate ways. According to subsequent statements made by D’Angelo, she and Salviati “were a wonderful love match.”