Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 26, 1991
*Spanish, English, Italian (mother)
Dylan O’Brien is an American actor, musician, and director.
Dylan is the son of Lisa (Rhodes), an actress who ran an acting school, and Patrick Broderick O’Brien, a camera operator. Dylan’s father is of Irish descent. Dylan’s maternal grandfather was of half English and half Spanish ancestry, and Dylan’s maternal grandmother’s ancestry is either half Italian and half English, or simply Italian.
Dylan’s paternal grandmother’s name appears to be Joan M.
Dylan’s maternal grandfather was Cecil Alvarez Rhodes, Jr. (who was born in New York City, the son of Cecil Rhodes and Maria Nieves Menendez Alvarez). Dylan’s great-grandfather Cecil was born in New York, to English immigrant parents, Thomas Rhodes and Annie Holt. Dylan’s great-grandmother Maria Nieves was Spanish, born in Asturias, Spain, the daughter of Ramonin Alvarez and Felicidad Menendez.
Dylan’s maternal grandmother was possibly Marjorie Ann Iovine (the daughter of Amedeo/Adam M. Iovine and Marjorie/Margery K. Pevear). Amadeo was of Italian origin, the son of Joseph D. Iovine and Mary C. Deferri. Marjorie Pevear was of English descent, the daughter of John Woodbury Pevear and Claudine/Clandine D. Chase.
Sources: Dylan’s maternal grandfather, Cecil Alvarez Rhodes, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Dylan’s maternal grandfather, Cecil Alvarez Rhodes, Jr. – http://www.nytimes.com
Dylan’s maternal great-grandfather, Cecil Rhodes, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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