Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon
Date of Birth: June 21, 1983
*Irish, German (father)
*Arab, Italian-Maltese (mother)
Michael Malarkey is a British-American actor and singer. He is known for starring in the series The Vampire Diaries. His father, James Michael Malarkey, is an American, of Irish and German descent. His mother, Nadia, is British, of Arab and Italian-Maltese origin. The family settled in in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Michael’s paternal grandparents were Robert Murray Malarkey (the son of Timothy Bertram Malarkey and Martha Angela Savage) and Rosemary Cornelia Widmeyer (the daughter of George Francis or Robert Widmeyer and Cornelia Anna Riehle).
On his mother’s side, Michael is the grandson of Suheil Badi’ Bushrui and Mary Ellul. Suheil was born in Nazareth, Palestine (now Israel), and was of the Bahá’í religion. Mary is from Brindisi, Apulia, Italy, and is of Italian-Maltese descent.
Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandfather, Robert Murray Malarkey – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Suheil Bushrui – http://www.baltimoresun.com
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