Birth Name: Barrett C. Foa
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 18, 1977
*Italian/Italian Jewish (father)
*Croatian, German (mother)
Barrett Foa is an American actor.
Barrett is the son of Linda (Rimanich) and Conrad Foa. His father is of Italian/Italian Jewish descent. His mother has Croatian and German ancestry.
Barrett’s paternal grandfather was Mario Leane Fortunato Foa (the son of Primo Foa). Mario was born in Genoa, Liguria, Italy, and was Jewish. Primo was the son of Fortunato Foa, who founded Foa & Son Insurance Company in Genoa in 1861.
Barrett’s paternal grandmother was named Marie Costa. Marie’s parents were from Genoa.
Barrett’s maternal grandfather was Simon/Gemon “Sam” Rimanich (the son of Marco Rimanich and Mathea Coban). Simon was born in Sara, Italy, and was likely an ethnic Croatian.
Barrett’s maternal grandmother was Kreszenz/Cresencia “Grace” Spiegl/Spiegel (the daughter of Meinrad Spiegl and Rosalia). Kreszenz was from Slatina, Romania, and was likely an ethnic German.
Marriage record of Barrett’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Immigration record of Barrett’s paternal grandfather, Mario Leane Fortunato Foa – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Barrett’s paternal grandfather, Mario Leane Fortunato Foa – https://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Barrett’s mother – http://www.hfndigital.com
Barrett’s uncle (mother’s brother), Rudolph “Rudy” Rimanich, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Barrett’s aunt (mother’s sister), Marilyn Rimanich – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Barrett’s maternal grandparents, Simon/Gemon “Sam” Rimanich and Kreszenz/Cresencia “Grace” Spiegl/Spiegel – https://www.familysearch.org
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