Birth Name: Megan Denise Fox

Birth Place: Rockwood, Tennessee, USA

Ethnicity: English, as well as smaller amounts of Scottish, German, French, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), possibly 1/256th Powhatan Native American

Megan Fox is an American actress and model. She is famous for her roles in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and Transformers. Fox is sometimes described as having “exotic looks”.

Megan has mainly English, as well as smaller amounts of Scottish, German, French, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), and evidently remote Powhatan Native American, ancestry.

Referring to herself possibly playing a Cherokee superhero, Rainmaker, in Gen 13, Megan stated:

“She’s a Native American and I have a little bit of that blood in me,” she said. “It would be a bit of a stretch – but if Jake Gyllenhaal can be the Prince of Persia, I think that I can do that.”

Megan’s great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother, Mary Powhatan, was said to be Native American, and of the Powhatan tribe. This ancestry comes through Megan’s paternal grandmother. If this is accurate, it would make Megan of 1/256 Native American ancestry. No other Native American ancestry has been documented on any of Megan’s publicly available family trees.

Megan’s paternal grandparents were Euel Massie Fox (the son of James Earl Fox and Nila Dell Warf) and Vivian Vier (the daughter of Shellie V. Vier and Maud F. Simerly). One of Euel’s ancestors, born in the 1700s, Capt. Peter Thompson, was born in Scotland. Megan has German ancestry through Vivian’s ancestor, Joseph Teffeteller (making Megan of at least 1/64th German descent). Megan also has very distant German ancestry from another of Vivian’s lines (through her Rainbolt and Grindstaff / Crantzdorf ancestors).

Megan’s maternal grandparents were Clay Cisson (the son of William Harrison Cisson and Eva Hale) and Thelma Macel Nelson (the daughter of James R. Nelson and Dailey Nelson). James R. Nelson and Dailey Nelson were first cousins, once removed.

Sources: Genealogy of Megan’s paternal grandfather, Euel Massie Fox – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s paternal great-grandmother, Nila Dell Warf – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s paternal grandmother, Vivian Vier (through Vivian’s brother, Leonard Vier) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, William Via (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Family history of some of Megan’s distant ancestors, the Viers family – http://www.viresfamily.50megs.com

Genealogy of Megan’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Rebecca Ann Teffeteller (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Eliza Jane Whitehead (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s maternal great-grandfather, James R. Nelson (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s maternal great-grandmother, Dailey Nelson (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Megan’s matrilineal great-great-grandmother, Rosie Ann Givens (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Megan Fox states that she has Native American ancestry – http://www.foxnews.com

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Birth Name: Mark Sinclair or Mark Sinclair Vincent

Birth Place: New York City, USA

Ethnicity:
*African-American, possibly other (father)
*Scottish, English, German (mother)

Vin Diesel is an American actor, and the star of The Fast and the Furious series and XXX. He has played roles of various ethnic backgrounds.

Vin’s mother is caucasian, and has Scottish, English, and German ancestry. The identity of Vin’s biological father is not publicly known. Vin has described himself as “definitely a person of colour”. In a speech in 2013, Vin stated that his biological parents’ relationship (an interracial relationship) was illegal in much of the United States while his mother was pregnant with him  (c. 1967); in the speech, he appeared to verify that his biological father was of African-American heritage. Vin’s stepfather was also African-American.

Vin’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Sinclair, and Vin has at least some Scottish ancestry through that line. Vin’s maternal grandmother was Carmen Lucille Wells (the daughter of Tobin “Tobie” Borden Wells and Hazel “Nana” Dolly Hewitt). Carmen was born in Oklahoma, while Carmen’s father was from Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana, and Carmen’s mother was from Fort Cobb, Caddo County, Oklahoma, where Carmen was born as well. Carmen’s ancestry included English and German.

Sources: Vin’s 2013 speech about his parents, while accepting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – http://www.youtube.com

Vin mentions his mother’s Scottish ancestry – http://entertainment.stv.tv

Genealogy of Vin’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Vin’s maternal grandmother, Carmen Lucille Wells Gay, at http://www.findagrave.com, with pictures of many of Vin’s ancestors – http://www.findagrave.com

Vin’s maternal grandmother, Carmen Lucille Wells, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Vin’s maternal grandmother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Vin’s maternal great-grandmother, Hazel D. Hewitt, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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Birth Name: Jaclyn Marielle Jaffe

Place of Birth: Valencia, California

Date of Birth: June 23, 1989

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, German, English, with smaller amounts of French, Swiss-French

Marielle Jaffe is an American actress.

Marielle’s paternal great-grandfather was Jewish, and Marielle’s maternal grandfather was Jewish as well (their Ashkenazi families were from Russia, Lithuania, and Poland). Marielle’s other ancestry includes German and English, as well as more distant French and Swiss-French. It appears that both of Marielle’s parents, and Marielle herself, are Christian by religion.

Marielle’s paternal grandfather is Philip Bell Jaffe (the son of Benjamin Jaffe and Glenrose Bell). Benjamin was born in New York, to Jacob I. Jaffe and Ida Schenker, who were Jewish immigrants (Jacob from Russia, and Ida from Russia or Lithuania). Glenrose was born in Wisconsin, to Frank Buck Bell and Kathryn S. Seabolt, and had English and German ancestry.

Marielle’s paternal grandmother is Marilyn Jean Lauts (the daughter of John William Lauts and Dorothy De La Croix). John was born in Illinois, to German parents, Ulrich Lauts and Hannah Harriet Westendorf. Dorothy was born in Ohio, to George William De La Croix, who had French, Swiss-French, and German ancestry, and to Maude Edith Sand.

Marielle’s maternal grandfather is Stephen Michael Fleishman (the son of Benjamin Sydney Fleishman and Gertrude Mann). Benjamin was a Polish Jewish immigrant, the son of Isadore Fleishman and Toby Bagno. Gertrude was born in New York, to Harry Mann and Lillian Goldenberg, who were Russian Jewish immigrants.

Marielle’s maternal grandmother is Arlene Mary Jarrett. It is not clear what her ancestry is.

Sources: Marielle’s paternal grandfather, Philip Bell Jaffe, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marielle’s paternal grandmother, Marilyn Jean Lauts, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Marielle’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy De La Croix (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com

Marielle’s maternal grandfather, Stephen Michael Fleishman, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marielle’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertrude Mann, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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Place of Birth: New York City, New York

Date of Birth: February 1, 1994

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Type/Color: Blonde

Ethnicity: Jewish

Julia Garner is an American actress. Her mother, Tami Gingold, is Jewish, and was a well-known comedian in Israel. It is not clear if Julia’s father, whose surname is Garner, is Jewish as well, but it is possible. Julia has referred to herself as Jewish.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com

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Birth Name: Glenn Franklin Howerton III

Place of Birth: Japan

Date of Birth: April 13, 1976

Eye Color: Blue

Hair Type/Color: Brown

Ethnicity: English

Family info: Glenn Howerton is the son of Glenn Franklin Howerton Jr. and Janie Howerton.

Source: Geni.com

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Michael B. Jordan

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Birth Name: Michael Bakari Jordan Place of Birth: Santa Ana, California Date of Birth: February 9, 1987 Ethnicity: African-American Michael B. Jordan is an American actor. He is African-American. Photo by PrPhotos

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Elyar Fox

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Birth Name:Elyar Afshari Place of Birth:Ealing, London Date of Birth:15 July 1995 Eye Color:brown Hair Type/Color:brown,dyed blond Ethnicity:Azerbaijani(father)English(mother) Family info:Born in Ealing, London as Elyar Afshari to an English mother and an Azerbaijani father Source:his interview,twitter,wiki Photo by PrPhotos

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