1 Actor/Actress

Owen Vaccaro

by follers on June 24, 2018

Owen Vaccaro – “Daddy’s Home 2” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Regency Village Theatre, 961 Broxton Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. (likely)

Date of Birth: c. 2005

Ethnicity: Italian, other

Owen Vaccaro is an American actor. He will star in the film The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018).


Charles Melton

by follers on June 22, 2018

Place of Birth: Juneau, Alaska, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 4, 1991

*English, possibly other (father)
*Korean (mother)

Charles Melton is an American actor, model, and football player. He appears on the show Riverdale, and will star in the film The Sun Is Also a Star.

He was born in Juneau, Alaska, and raised in Manhattan, Kansas. His father, Philip, is white. His mother, Sukyong, is of Korean descent.

Charles is said to have Cherokee Native American ancestry on his father’s side. It is not clear if this Cherokee ancestry has been verified/documented.

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Eva Marie

by stlucas on June 22, 2018

Natalie Eva Marie – The Art of Elysium presents John Legend’s HEAVEN – Celebrating the 11th Anniversary – Arrivals – Barker Hangar – Santa Monica, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Natalie Evamarie Nelson

Place of Birth: Contra Costa, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 19, 1984

*Italian (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Eva Marie is an American actress, fashion designer, model, and professional wrestler.

Eva is the daughter of Josie (Torres) and Barry Nelson. She is married to Jonathan Coyle.

Eva has said:

In my family my mom is Mexican and my dad’s Italian, so I really wish that both my grandparents on my mom’s side were still alive to kind of see me doing this. […] I feel the Latinas and Latinos are kind of taking over. It doesn’t really matter what ethnicity you are, but I love that I’m bringing light to not only my Mexican side but also my Italian side.

Eva’s maternal grandparents were Rafael Torres and Maria.

Source: Birth record of Eva Marie – http://www.familysearch.org


James Lastovic

by stlucas on June 22, 2018

James Lastovic – 12th Annual Holiday Toy Drive Hosted by CURE JM Benefiting Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles – Arrivals – Avalon Hollywood Nightclub, 1735 Vine Street – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: James Joseph Prejean

Place of Birth: Sonoma, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 15, 1994

*French, English, Swedish, German (father)
*Croatian, Italian (mother)

James Lastovic is an American actor, writer, and producer.

James is the son of Lucienne Michelle Lastovic and Kevin James Prejean. James’ father has French, English, Swedish, and German, ancestry. James’ mother is of Croatian and Italian descent.

James’ paternal grandfather is James Stamford “Jim” Prejean. James was born in California, to a mother surnamed Watts.

James’ paternal grandmother is Linda Marie Shogren/Swogren (the daughter of Norman C. Shogren and Marie Emma Witt). Norman was born in Minnesota, the son of Swedish parents, William Shogren and Hannah Swanson. Marie was born in Iowa, the daughter of John Henry Witt, who was German, and of Augusta Caroline Brandt, whose parents were German.

James’ maternal grandfather was Joseph L. LaStovic (the son of Joseph Louie “Joe” Lastovic and Katherine “Katie” Cikar). James’ grandfather Joseph was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Yugoslavia, and were possibly of Croatian descent.

James’ maternal grandmother was Lucienne Muriel Fina (the daughter of Donald P. Fina and Lucille Gastaldi). Lucienne was born in Wisconsin. Donald was born in New York, to Italian parents, Joseph Fina and Vincenza. Lucille was born in Missouri, also to Italian parents, Dominic M. Gastaldi and Blanche.

Sources: Birth record of James Lastovic – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ aunt (father’s sister), Danielle Louise Prejean – http://www.legacy.com

Birth record of James’ paternal grandfather, James Stamford Prejean – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ paternal great-grandmother, Marie Emma (Witt) Shogren – http://lacrossetribune.com

Birth record of James’ mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of James’ maternal grandmother, Lucienne Muriel (Fina) Lastovic – http://www.newspapers.com


The Miz

by stlucas on June 22, 2018

Mike “The Miz” Mizanin – 5th Annual Boyle Heights Tech Youth Center Gala – Arrivals – Boyle Heights Tech Youth Center – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Claudio Uema / PR Photos

Birth Name: Michael Gregory Mizanin

Place of Birth: Parma, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 8, 1980

Ethnicity: Greek (maternal grandfather), Slovak, Romanian, German, English

The Miz is an American professional wrestler, actor, and television personality.

The Miz is the son of Barbara Lynn (Pappas) and George L. Mizanin. He is married to Canadian WWE wrestler Maryse Ouellet, with whom he has a daughter.

The Miz’s paternal grandfather was George W. Mizanin (the son of Michael “Mike” Mizanin and Mary Uhren). George was born in Ohio. Michael was born in Austria-Hungary (now Czechoslovakia), the son of Michael Mizanin and Mary Fiaris. The Miz’s great-grandmother Mary was also born in Austria-Hungary (now Czechoslovakia), the daughter of Michael Uhren/Uhrin and Anna Borouski. The Miz’s great-grandparents Michael and Mary likely were of Slovak origin.

The Miz’s paternal grandmother was Eugenia Sylvia “Ginnie” Eridon (the daughter of John Eridon and Fira Radu/Radon). Eugenia was born in Ohio. John was born in either Hungary or Romania, the son of Daniel Eridon and Mary Krechon. Fira was also born in either Hungary or Romania. John and Fira’s surnames likely are of Romanian origin.

The Miz’s maternal grandfather was Gregory N. Pappas (the son of Nicholas Pappas and Dimitra). Gregory was born in Patra, Greece.

The Miz’s maternal grandmother is Dixie Datus (the daughter of Virgil E. Datus and Helen Copsey). Dixie was born in Nebraska. Virgil was the son of John Datus, whose parents were German, and of Mae G. Baker. Helen was the daughter of Milton Fred Copsey and Anna Saloma Amos.

Sources: Obituary of The Miz’s paternal grandmother, Eugenia Sylvia “Ginnie” (Eridon) Mizanin – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of The Miz’s maternal grandfather, Gregory N. Pappas – http://obits.cleveland.com

Genealogy of The Miz’s maternal grandmother, Dixie (Datus) Pappas (through Dixie’s own sister, Beatrice Elaine Datus Cooley) – http://www.findagrave.com

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