Mike Birbiglia

by madman on February 6, 2017

Birth Name: Michael P. Birbiglia

Place of Birth: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Birth: June 20, 1978

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Irish, some English, German, and Dutch (mother)

Mike Birbiglia is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is the son of Mary Jean (McKenzie) and Vincent Paul Birbiglia. He is of half Italian descent.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was William Joseph McKenzie (the son of William Joseph McKenzie and Alice Elizabeth Snyder). William was the son of Irish parents, Daniel F. McKenzie and Catherine Hart. Alice was the daughter of Cornelius Mallory Snyder, who was born in Catskill, New York, of English, German, and Dutch descent (his mother was said to be an English Quaker), and Alicia Hogan, who was born in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Catherine/Katherine Drury (the daughter of Michael Joseph Drury/Druny and Victoria Flanagan). Michael was born in New York, the son of Thomas Druny, who was Irish or Canadian, and Katherine Frawley, who was Canadian. Victoria was born in Canada, the daughter of Patrick Flanagan and Catharine McNamarra.

Source: Genealogy of Mike Birbiglia (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com

Mike’s maternal great-grandfather, William Joseph McKenzie, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Mike’s maternal grandmother, Catherine/Katherine Drury, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Catherine/Katherine Drury on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Mike’s maternal great-grandparents, Michael Joseph Drury/Druny and Victoria Flanagan – https://familysearch.org

Photo by Debby Wong/Bigstock.com

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