Birth Name: John Anthony Miller III
Place of Birth: Queens, New York
Date of Birth: June 17, 1966
Ethnicity: Irish, some German, English, and Scottish, distant Dutch
Jason Patric is an American actor. He is the son of Jason Miller (John Anthony Miller), an actor and playwright, and Linda Miller (born Linda Mae Gleason), an actress. His half-brother is actor Joshua John Miller. Jason’s father was of Irish, and some German, descent. Jason’s mother has Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Dutch, ancestry.
Jason’s paternal grandparents were John A. Miller and Mary Claire Collins.
Jason’s maternal grandfather was actor and comedian Jackie Gleason (born John Herbert Gleason, the son of Herbert Walton Gleason and Mae Agnes Kelly). Herbert was the son of William Walton Gleason, who was born in Ireland, and of Sarah Jane Fowler, who was born in New York, and had English and Dutch ancestry.
Jason’s maternal grandmother was Genevieve Halford (the daughter of Joseph H. Halford and Mary Agnes McCafferey/McCaffrey). Joseph was the son of August Halford, who was German, and Isabella Crowe, whose parents were Scottish. Mary was the daughter of Thomas McCafferey/McCaffrey and Mary Walsh, who were of Irish descent.
Sources: Genealogy of Jason’s maternal grandfather, Jackie Gleason – http://genealogy.kathihill.com
Another genealogy of Jackie Gleason (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Jason’s maternal great-grandparents, Joseph H. Halford and Mary Agnes McCafferey/McCaffrey, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph H. Halford, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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