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Andy Milonakis

by maestro on November 29, 2015

Los Angeles Premiere of Waiting - Arrivals

Birth Name: Andrew Michael Milonakis

Place of Birth: Katonah, New York

Date of Birth: January 30, 1976

Ethnicity: Greek

Andy Milonakis is an American actor, writer, rapper, and comedian. He is of Greek descent. Andy has a growth hormone deficiency. Despite his age, he has the appearance of an adolescent boy. He is 5’5″ tall.

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Karl-Anthony Towns

by maestro on November 29, 2015

Birth Name: Karl-Anthony Towns, Jr.

Place of Birth: Piscataway, New Jersey

Date of Birth: November 15, 1995

Ethnicity: African-American (father) and Dominican (mother)

Karl-Anthony Towns is an NBA player. He is of African-American and Dominican descent. Karl-Anthony was selected #1 in the 2015 NBA draft, by the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Dave Chappelle

by maestro on November 28, 2015

Comedy Central's First Annual Commie Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: David Khari Webber Chappelle

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.

Date of Birth: August 24, 1973

Ethnicity: African-American (including Ivorian), 1/4 Afro-Grenadian

Dave Chappelle is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer. He is known for his television series Chapelle’s Show, and for his stand-up comedy act. Dave is the son of Yvonne K. (Reed) and William David Chapelle III, both professors. Dave’s African ancestry includes Ivorian.

All of Dave’s grandparents were black. Dave has occasionally stated that his mother has recent white ancestry. It is not clear if any of Dave’s great-grandparents were white.

Dave’s paternal grandparents were Henry Talmage Chappelle (the son of William David Chappelle and Rosina C. Palmer) and Leola Webber. William was the son of Henry Chappelle and Patsie McCrory. Rosina’s father, Robert J. Palmer, who was a merchant and owned land, was a member of the South Carolina Legislature, then majority black, during Reconstruction.

Dave’s maternal grandparents were George Raymond Reed (the son of Samuel Reed) and Beatrice Murray (the daughter of Moses Butler Beakes). Beatrice was born in Grenada.

Source: Genealogy of Dave Chappelle – http://www.wargs.com

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