Birth Name: David Czarra Giuntoli
Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
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. The surname Giuntoli is from Tuscany.
David is married to actress Bitsie Tulloch.
David’s paternal grandfather was William Dominic Giuntoli (the son of Emilio Giuntoli and Cesira Pagni). William was born in Illinois, to Italian parents. Emilio was the son of Domenico Giuntoli and Setima Santini. Cesira was from Ponte Buggianese, Province of Pistoia, Tuscany.
David’s paternal grandmother was Bruna. Bruna was Italian.
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
William Dominic Giuntoli and Bruna on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death records of David’s paternal great-grandparents, Emilio Giuntoli and Cesira Pagni – https://www.findagrave.com
New York Passenger Arrival Lists record of David’s paternal great-grandmother, Cesira Pagni – https://www.familysearch.org
Death records of David’s maternal great-grandparents, Walter Czarra and Antonia Czyzewska – https://www.findagrave.com
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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