1 Actor/Actress

Jesse Johnson

by madman on July 27, 2017

Birth Name: Jesse Wayne Johnson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 7, 1982

Ethnicity: English, French, Irish, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, remote Dutch

Jesse Johnson is an American actor. He is the son of actors Patti D’Arbanville (Patricia Mary D’Arbanville) and Don Johnson (Donnie Wayne Johnson). His half-sister is actress Dakota Johnson.

Jesse’s father is of English, with some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and remote Dutch and French Huguenot, descent. His mother has French, Irish, English, Swiss-German, and German, ancestry.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather is Freddie/Fred Wayne Johnson (the son of Frederick Franklin Johnson and Lena Breckenridge). Jesse’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Jesse Bynum Johnson and Bessie Olive Griffin. Lena was the daughter of James C. Breckenridge and Lona Belle Perkins.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother is Eva Lea “Nell” Wilson (the daughter of Marshall Venus Wilson and Florence Leatha Greenway). Marshall was the son of Alexander Wilson and Nellie Florence Eutsler. Jesse’s great-grandmother Florence was the daughter of John M. Greenway and Millie Gold.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was George Maurice D’Arbanville (the son of Maurice D’Arbanville and Mary Agnes Sullivan). Jesse’s great-grandfather Maurice was born in Louisiana, to French parents, his father being Charles D’Arbanville. Mary Agnes was born in Ireland, the daughter of Florence Sullivan and Hanory Leavy.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Jean Lynn Scott (the daughter of Norman L. Scott and Marion E. Buck). Norman was likely the son of William Elmer Scott, who had English, and some German, ancestry, and of Daisy Justina Pfaffly, who was of Swiss-German and French descent.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Johnson – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jesse’s father (through Jesse’s half-sister, Dakota Johnson) – https://famouskin.com

Jesse’s maternal grandfather, George Maurice D’Arbanville, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Jesse’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Agnes Sullivan – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Jean Lynn Scott – https://familysearch.org

Likely a genealogy of Jesse’s maternal great-grandfather, Norman L. Scott – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Patti D’Arbanville

by madman on July 27, 2017

Birth Name: Patricia Mary D’Arbanville

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

Date of Birth: May 25, 1951

Ethnicity:
*French, Irish (father)
*English, Swiss-German, French, German (mother)

Patti D’Arbanville is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of Jean Lynn (Scott), an artist, and George Maurice D’Arbanville, a bartender. Her son, with her ex-husband Don Johnson, is actor Jesse Johnson.

Jesse’s paternal grandparents were Maurice D’Arbanville (the son of Charles D’Arbanville) and Mary Agnes Sullivan (the daughter of Florence Sullivan and Hanory Leavy). Maurice was born in Louisiana, to French parents. Mary was born in Ireland.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Norman L. Scott (likely the son of William Elmer Scott and Daisy Justina Pfaffly). William was the son of John Henry Scott and Mary Jane Boulware, and had English, and some German, ancestry. Daisy was the daughter of William E. Pfaffly, whose parents were Swiss-German, and Mary Justina George, whose parents were French.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Marion E. Buck.

Sources: Patti’s father, George Maurice D’Arbanville, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Patti’s paternal grandmother, Mary Agnes Sullivan – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Patti’s mother, Jean Lynn Scott – https://familysearch.org

Likely a genealogy of Patti’s maternal grandfather, Norman L. Scott – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Alison Arngrim

by madman on July 27, 2017

Alison Arngrim – 14th Annual “Gathering for Cure” Brain Mapping Foundation Awards Gala – Millennium Biltmore Hotel – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Alison Margaret Arngrim

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

Date of Birth: January 18, 1962

Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish, English

Alison Arngrim is an American actress and activist. She is the daughter of voice actress Norma McMillan and actor and producer Thor Arngrim (Thorhallur Marven Arngrimsson).

Alison’s father was born Wilfred James Banin in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, of Scottish, Irish, and English descent. He was placed in an orphanage at an early age and adopted by a family of Icelandic descent, and received the Icelandic name Thorhallur Marven Arngrimsson.

Alison’s paternal grandfather was William Ireton Blyth (the son of John Blyth and Ann Robertson). John was born in Ontario, to Scottish parents, Alexander Blyth and Jane Anderson. Ann was the daughter of Angus Robertson, who was Scottish, and Elizabeth Ballantyne, who was born in India, of Scottish descent.

Alison’s paternal grandmother was Mabel Bell Banin (the daughter of James Banin and Martha Flora Goldsmith). James had Irish ancestry. Martha was the daughter of English parents, William Goldsmith and Hannah Barnes.

Alison’s maternal grandfather was Lachlan MacMillan.

Sources: Allison’s paternal grnadfather, William Ireton Blyth, on the 1901 Canada Census – https://familysearch.org
William on the 1916 Canada Census – https://familysearch.org

Allison’s paternal grandmother, Mabel Bell Banin, on the 1916 Canada Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Allison’s mother – http://www.hgd.com/alison/mom.htm

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Beau Knapp

by madman on July 27, 2017

Beau Knapp – “The Finest Hours” World Premiere – Arrrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Beau Christian Knapp

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 17, 1989

Ethnicity: English, possibly other

Beau Knapp is an American actor and producer. He is the son of Noelle Renee (Newell) and producer Harry Knapp (Harry Stewart Knapp).

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Lenny Venito

by andrew on July 27, 2017

Birth Name: Leonard George Venito

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

Date of Birth: May 10, 1969

Ethnicity: Italian, possibly other

Lenny Venito is an American actor.

Lenny’s parents are likely Leonard Venito and Madeline (Nyhus).

Source: Possible marriage record of Lenny’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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