1 Actor/Actress

David Dastmalchian

by madman on November 21, 2017

David Dastmalchian – “The Promise” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: possibly Kansas, United States

Date of Birth: July 21, 1977

Ethnicity: Iranian and/or Armenian, German, British Isles

David Dastmalchian is an American actor. He is the son of Pamela Lynn “Pam” (Erie) and Hossein M. Dastmalchian.

David’s surname appears to be an Iranian surname, “Dastmalchi”, spelled with an Armenian surname suffix. It is not clear if David’s father has Iranian, Armenian, or both, ancestry.

David’s mother is of German, British Isles, and possibly other, descent.

David’s maternal grandfather was Carl A. Erie (the son of Andrew Michael Erie and Mary Jane Mitchell). Andrew was the son of Peter Andrew Erie and Elizabeth Jane Schmitt, both of whom were born in Illinois, to German parents. Mary was the daughter of James Marshal Mitchell and Bell/Belle.

David’s maternal grandmother is Pattie “Pat”.

Sources: Obituary of David’s maternal grandfather, Carl A. Erie – http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?pid=175547865

David’s great-grandfather, Andrew Michael Erie, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2HG-2J6

 

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Lili Mirojnick

by stlucas on November 21, 2017

Lili Mirojnick – 19th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Lili C. Mirojnick

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

Date of Birth: April 9, 1984

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Lili Mirojnick is an American film and television actress.

Lili is the daughter of designer and actress Ellen Mirojnick (born Ellen Rose Schneid) and Barry R. Mirojnick.

Lili’s maternal grandparents were Abraham “Abe” Schneid and Sunny Schneider.

Source: Marriage record of Lili’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

 

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Daniel Booko

by stlucas on November 21, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel Paul Booko

Place of Birth: Three Rivers, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 17, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Assyrian (paternal grandfather)
*Swedish (paternal grandmother)
*English, possibly other (mother)

Daniel Booko is an American actor and model. Daniel is married to actress/model Nia Sanchez.

Daniel is the son of Bonnie Lynn (Bowker) and Paul Booko.

Daniel’s paternal grandfather was John Booko/Bookoo (the son of Abraham Booko/Bookoo and Phoebe Benjamin). John was born in Illinois, to Assyrian parents from Lower Tyari (Ţyāré), Hakkari, Turkey/Iraq.

Daniel’s paternal grandmother was Anna Burnell Hanson (the daughter of John Elmer Hanson and Lillian Eva Octavia Thornstrom). John was born in Michigan, to parents from Sweden, Martin Hanson and Annie. Lillian was born in Illinois, also to parents from Sweden, John Gustave Thornstrom and Anna Louise Peterson.

Daniel’s maternal grandparents were Donald “Don” Bowker and Olga Emma “Ollie” Johnson.

Sources: Birth record of Daniel’s paternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

Daniel’s paternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Daniel’s paternal grandmother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Daniel’s paternal grandmother – http://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Daniel’s maternal grandmother, Olga Emma (Johnson) Gimmi – http://miobituaries.blogspot.com

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Dennis Chun

by madman on November 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Hawaii, United States

Date of Birth: March 18, 1952

Ethnicity: Chinese, Madeiran Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, possibly other Asian

Dennis Chun is an American actor. He is the son of Gladys (Lindo) and actor Kam Fong (Kam Tong Chun).

Dennis’ paternal grandparents Chin Chau Chun and Mary Powers.

Dennis’ maternal grandfather was Jess Perry/Perreira Lindo (the son of Antone Perreira Lindo and Maria Da Luz). Antone and Maria were Portuguese, from the island Madeira.

Dennis’ maternal grandmother was Lily Y. Waiolama. Lily was of Native Hawaiian and Asian descent.

Sources: Obituary of Dennis’ father – http://www.nytimes.com/

Obituary of Dennis’ mother – http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/

Dennis’ paternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB9V-PHB

Dennis’ mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH1N-2JB

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Amanda Righetti

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Amanda Elizabeth Righetti

Place of Birth: St. George, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 4, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*German, French, English (mother)

Amanda Righetti is an American actress.

Amanda is married to film director/producer Jordan Alan, with whom she has a son.

Amanda is the daughter of Linda Carol (Chisum) and Alexander Dominic/Domini “Alex” Righetti. She was raised in Nevada.

Amanda’s paternal grandfather was Joseph A. Righetti. Joseph was born in Ohio, and was likely the son of Frank Righetti/Reghetti and Mary. Frank and Mary were Italian.

Amanda’s paternal grandmother was Rose F. De Profio (the daughter of Alessandro/Alecsander De Profio and Lena). Rose was born in Ohio, to parents from Italy.

Amanda’s maternal grandfather was Carroll Edgar “Alec” Chisum (the son of Carroll Franklin Chisum and Annie Aszora Robinson). Carroll Franklin was the son of Tolbert Franklin Chisum and Mary Jane Welty.

Amanda’s maternal grandmother was Betty Jane Bader (the daughter of Charles Bader and Elizabeth Gaud). Betty Jane was born in Michigan, to parents from Alsace-Lorraine, France, who were of German and French descent.

Sources: Amanda’s aunt (father’s sister) on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Amanda’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Amanda’s maternal grandparents – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Amanda’s uncle (mother’s brother), Mark Douglas Chisum – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Amanda’s uncle (mother’s brother), Mark Douglas Chisum – http://www.genlookups.com

Amanda’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Amanda’s maternal grandmother – http://www.familysearch.org

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