Birth Name: David Paul Boreanaz
Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 16, 1969
*Slovak, Irish, German, French, Swiss (mother)
David Boreanaz is an American actor, director, and producer. He is known for starring as the vampire Angel on the television shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.
His father is television broadcaster Dave Roberts, originally David Thomas Boreanaz. David is married to actress and model Jaime Bergman.
The surname “Boreanaz” (“Borjanac” in Slovenian) originates in the Friuli Venezia-Giulia region, from the place name “Borjana”. David’s father is of Italian descent. David’s maternal grandfather was of Swiss, German, French, and Irish, ancestry. David’s maternal grandmother was of Slovak descent.
David’s paternal grandparents were Henery H. Boreanaz and Mildred Piteo/Peteo (the daughter of Pasquale Piteo and Marnie). Henry was born in New York, to Italian parents. Pasquale was Italian. Marnie was born in New York, to Italian parents. The surname “Piteo” is of Southern Italian origin, from Campania or Apulia. The surname “Pasquale” is also Southern Italian.
One of David’s maternal great-grandfathers was Frank Moore.
Sources: David’s father, David Boreanaz, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
David’s paternal grandmother, Mildred Piteo/Peteo, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Article on David’s ancestry by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, at The Huffington Post – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
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