Birth Name: Edward Walter Furlong
Place of Birth: Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 2, 1977
*unclear, possibly Russian (father)
Edward Furlong is an American actor and musician. He has starred in the films Terminator 2: Judgment Day and American History X, among many others.
Edward’s maternal grandparents are both of Mexican descent. The surname Furlong was that of Edward’s maternal step-grandfather.
The identity of Edward’s biological father does not appear to be publicly known. Edward has said that he is “half Mexican, part Russian, and just American”. There were few people of ethnic Russian background in the United States in the 1970s. More likely, Edward’s father had another type of Eastern European (Polish, Rusyn, Ashkenazi Jewish) background.
Edward has a son with his former wife, actress Rachael Bella.
Edward’s maternal grandfather was Florentino G. Tafoya (whose parents’ surnames were Tafoya and Chavez). Florentino was born in Arizona.
Edward’s maternal grandmother was Nancy Ann Trigueros (the daughter of Rosalio R. Trigueros and Eleanor Hernandez). Nancy was born in California. Rosalio was the son of Guadalupe Trigueros and Marcelina Rodriguez. Eleanor was the daughter of Bernardo Hernandez and Albina Maldonado.
Source: Genealogy of Edward Furlong – http://www.geni.com