Ethan Peck

by follers on December 5, 2015

2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala - Arrivals

Birth Name: Ethan Gregory Peck

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 2, 1986

Ethnicity:
*Finnish (paternal grandmother)
*Italian (maternal grandfather)
*as well as Irish, English, 1/8th French-Canadian, small amount of German and Welsh

Ethan Peck is an American actor. He is the son of Stephen Peck, an actor and documentary filmmaker, and Francine Matarazzo, an abstract artist. He is the grandson of actor Gregory Peck and real estate broker Greta Kukkonen. His sister is writer Marisa Matarazzo.

Ethan’s paternal grandfather was Gregory Peck (Eldred Gregory Peck, the son of Gregory Pearl Peck and Bernice Mary/Mae Ayres). Ethan’s grandfather Gregory had Irish, English, some German, and distant Welsh, ancestry. Ethan’s great-grandfather Gregory was the son of Samuel Peck and Catherine Ashe, who was born in East Minard, County Kerry, Ireland. Bernice was the daughter of John Daggett Ayers II and Kathryn/Katherine Elizabeth Forse/Force.

Ethan’s paternal grandmother was Greta Kukkonen (Eine Matilda Kukkonen, the daughter of Matti Aleksanteri Kukkonen and Emilia Milja/Matilda Viljanen). Greta was Finnish, born in Helsinki.

Ethan’s maternal grandfather was John Ralph Matarazzo (the son of Giovanni Matarazzo and Carmela Debernardo). John was born in Connecticut, to Italian parents, from Santa Maria Capua Vetere (province of Caserta, Campania).

Ethan’s maternal grandmother was Mildred Margaret Reilly (the daughter of Francis M. Reilly and Hazel Milo). Mildred was also born in Connecticut, and had Irish and French-Canadian ancestry.

Sources: Genealogies of Ethan Peck (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ethan’s paternal grandfather, Gregory Peck – http://famouskin.com

Genealogy of Ethan’s paternal grandfather, Gregory Peck (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.wikitree.com

Information about Ethan’s grandfather Gregory’s visit to Ireland – http://www.askaboutireland.ie

Obituary of Ethan’s maternal grandfather, John Ralph Matarazzo – http://articles.courant.com

Ethan’s maternal grandmother, Mildred Margaret Reilly, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

andrew July 4, 2016 at 3:55 pm

correction: “Santa Maria Capua Vetere” (province of Caserta, Campania).

cwm85 December 9, 2015 at 6:52 pm

Cool European mixture.

hesh123 December 8, 2015 at 12:45 am

His eyes are spaced far apart, is that Finnish???

athelya December 7, 2015 at 3:12 pm

nice mix

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