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Andrew Yang

by follers on February 17, 2018

Place of Birth: Schenectady, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 13, 1975

Ethnicity: Taiwanese

Andrew Yang is an American entrepreneur. He founded the non-profit organization and fellowship Venture for America.

He is a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2020, running on a platform of Universal Basic Income.

His parents are Taiwanese. He is married to Evelyn, with whom he has two children.

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Michael Jai White

by follers on February 17, 2018

Michael Jai White – The Spirit of Giving Toy Drive and Fundraiser Hosted by Michael Jai White on December 7, 2017 – Starwest Studio, 2010 N. Hollywood Way – Burbank, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Sir Jones / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 10, 1967

Ethnicity: African-American

Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist. He starred as the title character, Al Simmons, in the 1997 superhero film Spawn. He is thus the first black person play a major comic book superhero in a film (not including the 1994 parody Blankman).

Michael is married to actress Gillian Iliana Waters. He has three children, including a daughter with his former wife, Courtney Chatham.

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Win Morisaki

by follers on February 17, 2018

Place of Birth: Yangon, Myanmar

Date of Birth: August 20, 1990

Ethnicity: Burmese

Win Morisaki is a Japanese singer and actor.

He was born in Yangon, Myanmar, to Burmese parents. During his early years, he lived in Myanmar with his grandmother while his parents worked in Japan. At the age of ten, he moved to Japan to join them.

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Bradley Whitford

by follers on February 17, 2018

Bradley Whitford – 70th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 10, 1959

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Irish, Dutch

Bradley Whitford is an American actor and liberal political activist.

Bradley is the son of Genevieve Louie (Smith), a poet, and George Van Norman Whitford. He has three children with his former wife, actress Jane Kaczmarek.

Many of Bradley’s family lines trace back to New England (Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont) of the 1600s.

Bradley’s paternal grandfather was George Sommers/Summers Whitford (the son of Carlos/Charles B./Pedro Whitford and Helen Louise “Ellen” Summers/Sommers/Summer). George was born in Wisconsin. Carlos was the son of Cyrus Beaman Whitford and Laura Adelia Carpenter. Helen was the daughter of Laurel Summers and Mary Parkhurst.

Bradley’s paternal grandmother was Kathleen E. Van Norman (the daughter of Henry Clinton “Harry” Van Norman and Mary Elizabeth “Minnie” McBurney). Kathleen was born in Colorado. Henry was born in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, and was the son of George Robinson Van Norman and Margaret Ann Berry. Bradley’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was also Canadian, and was the daughter of John McBurney.

Bradley’s maternal grandfather was Howard Remus “Harry” Smith (the son of Fredrick/Frederick Hart Smith and Mary Selina Burr). Howard was born in Michigan. Fredrick was the son of Azariel/Azariah Smith and Mary Andrews. Bradley’s great-grandmother Mary Selina was the daughter of Eli Remus Burr and Susannah Monogal/Monagle.

Bradley’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Ruth Neu/New (the daughter of Fredrick Louis “Fred” Neu and Ida M. Venner). Hazel was born in Nebraska. Fredrick was the son of Johann Georg Friederich “Fred” Neu, who was from Ottweiler, Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany, and of Charlotte S. Schwartfuger/Schwertfager, who was of German descent. Ida was the daughter of George W. Venner and Martha Ellen/M. Schuck.

Sources: Genealogy of Bradley Whitford (focusing on his father’s side) – https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Bradley’s paternal grandfather, George Sommers/Summers Whitford – https://www.ancestry.com

Bradley’s paternal grandmother, Kathleen E. Van Norman, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Kathleen E. Van Norman on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Bradley’s mother (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.ca

Obituary of Bradley’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

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Cress Williams

by follers on February 17, 2018

Cress Williams – 49th NAACP Image Awards – Arrivals – Pasadena Conference Building, 300 East Green Street – Pasadena, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Photography by Eugene / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Date of Birth: July 26, 1970

Ethnicity: African-American

Cress Williams is an American actor. He plays superhero Black Lightning on The CW series of the same name.

Cress was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, to American parents.

Cress is married to Kristen Torrianni. He has two children with his former wife, actress, singer, and songwriter Simbi Khali.

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