Birth Name: Adrienne Jo Barbeau
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California
Date of Birth: June 11, 1945
Adrienne Barbeau is an American actress and author. Her father was of three quarters German, one eighth French, and one eighth Irish, ancestry. Her mother was of Armenian descent. Adrienne is married to actor, playwright, and producer Billy Van Zandt. She was previously married to director John Carpenter.
Adrienne’s paternal grandfather was Louis Albert Barbeau (the son of Joseph Barbeau and Mary Gaske). Joseph was the son of Georges Barbeau, who was French, and of Marguerite O’Brien, who was Irish. Adrienne’s great-grandmother Mary Gaske was German.
Adrienne’s paternal grandmother was Bertha Degnath (the daughter of August Degnath and Bertha Slumsky). August and Bertha were also German.
Adrienne’s maternal grandparents were Simon Hagop Nalbandian and Marineh Buyuklian. Simon and Marineh were both Armenian.
Sources: Adrienne’s paternal grandfather, Louis Albert Barbeau, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Adrienne’s paternal grandmother, Bertha Degnath, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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