Birth Name: David Czarra Giuntoli
Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date of Birth: June 18, 1980
*Polish, German (mother)
David Giuntoli is an American actor. He is known for playing the lead role, Detective Nick Burkhardt, on the NBC drama Grimm.
David’s father is of Italian descent. David’s maternal grandfather was Polish. David’s maternal grandmother’s family were from Bohemia/Austria, and were of ethnic German descent.
David’s paternal grandparents were William Dominic Giuntoli (the son of Emilio Giuntoli and Cesira Pagni) and Bruna. William was born in Illinois, to Italian parents. Emilio was the son of Domenico Giuntoli and Setima Santini. David’s grandmother Bruna was also Italian. The surname “Giuntoli” is from Tuscany.
David’s maternal grandfather was Alvin John Czarra (the son of Walter Czarra and Antonia Czyzewska). Alvin was Polish. Walter was the son of Martin Czarra. Antonia was the daughter of Apolonja.
David’s maternal grandmother was Frances Marian Eckert (the daughter of Josef/Joseph Eckert and Franziska/Frances Reitmeier). Frances was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Bohemia/Austria. Josef was the son of Johann Eckert and Margareta. Franziska was the daughter of Karl Reitmeyer and Theresie Bohmann; Theresie was the daughter of Anton Bohmann and Katharina Förster.
Sources: David’s paternal grandparents, William Dominic Giuntoli and Bruna, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
David’s maternal great-grandparents, Josef/Joseph Eckert and Franziska/Frances Reitmeier, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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