Haley Joel Osment

by follers on October 7, 2012

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 10, 1988

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Austrian, more distant French

Haley Joel Osment is an American actor. He is the son of actors Theresa Marie (Seifert) and Michael Eugene Osment, and the brother of actress Emily Osment. Haley was born in Los Angeles, California. His family is from the South. He has English, German, Irish, Austrian, and more distant French, ancestry.

Haley is the first millennial male, and the first male born in the 1980s, to have been nominated for an Academy Award for acting (Best Supporting Actor for the 1999 film The Sixth Sense).

Haley’s paternal grandfather is Joseph Osment (the son of Joseph Sloan Osment and Myrtie Lou Williams). Haley’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Clarence Eugene Osment and Mary Josefa O’Keefe. Haley’s great-grandmother Myrtie was the daughter of Matthew Martin Williams and Myrtie Shelby Hickey.

Haley’s maternal grandfather was Gordon Seifert (the son of Ernest Seifert and Agnes). Ernest’s mother was Austrian.

Haley’s maternal grandmother was Gertrude E. Mulvaney (the daughter of Ignatius Lyola Mulvaney and Katherine “Kate” Irene Cavaness). Ignatius Lyola was of Irish descent, the son of James C. Mulvaney and Mary Ann McManus. Katherine was the daughter of Willard D. Cavaness, who was of French, English, and German descent, and of Mary Ann McManus, who was of Irish descent.

Haley’s matrilineal line can be traced back to his great-great-great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Mary McClosty, who was born, c. 1805, in County Cavan, Ireland.

Source: Genealogy of Haley’s maternal great-grandmother, Katherine “Kate” Irene Cavaness – (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com

image via Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

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Ardor May 21, 2017 at 11:20 pm

He looks like someone who has been stuck with puberty all his life.

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