Birth Name: James K. Handleson
Place of Birth: Danville, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 1, 1999
Ethnicity: Irish, Danish, German, English, Greek, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish
Buddy Handleson is an American actor.
Buddy is the son of Athena and James Handleson.
Buddy’s paternal grandfather was Peter Joseph Handleson (the son of James Paul Handleson and Mietje/Mietze/Mitzi Catherine Spetter/Spetler). Peter was born in Illinois. James was born in Missouri, the son of Peter Alexander Handleson, whose parents were from Denmark and Germany, and of Ellen Leona “Nellie” Sanders, who was born in Texas. Mietje was born in New York, to parents from the Netherlands, Joseph Spetter, from Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, and Antje Levie, from Etten-Leur, Noord-Brabant, who were Dutch Jews, with some German Jewish roots.
Buddy’s paternal grandmother is named Norma June Cox.
Buddy’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Poulos.
Buddy’s maternal grandmother was Jacquelyn Ann Costello (the daughter of James John Costello and Dorothy Ethel Loveland). James was of Irish descent, and was the son of Thomas J. Costello and Alice Walsh. Dorothy was the daughter of Frank Edward Loveland and Irma Susanna Homeister, who herself born in Ľubica, Kežmarok, Slovakia, to ethnic German parents.
Sources: Genealogy of Buddy’s paternal great-grandmother, Mietje/Mietze/Mitzi Catherine (Spetter/Spetler) Handleson – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Buddy’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Antje Levie – https://www.geni.com
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