Miles Robbins

Robbins in 2018, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Miles Guthrie Tomalin Robbins

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 4, 1992

Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandmother), French-Canadian/French, English, Welsh, German, Irish, Norwegian, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, remote Dutch

Miles Robbins is an American actor and musician. He is a disc jockey and producer under the name Househusband. He is known for his roles in the films The Greatest (2009), Blockers, Halloween (2018), Daniel Isn’t Real, The Day Shall Come, Let It Snow (2019), Fearless, and Old Dads, on the shows Mozart in the Jungle and The X-Files, and in the video game The Quarry.

He is the son of actor, filmmaker, musician, and activist Tim Robbins and actress and activist Susan Sarandon. Both of his parents have won Oscars for acting. He is a brother of filmmaker Jack Henry Robbins and a half-brother of actress Eva Amurri.

Many of his father’s ancestral lines have been in the United States since the 1600s.

Miles’s paternal grandfather was Gilbert Lee “Gil” Robbins, a folk singer, musician, and actor (the son of Richard Leewilsie/Lee Robbins and Agnes Josephine Hughes). Gilbert was born in Spokane, Spokane Co., Washington. Richard was the son of Walter A. Robbins and Mary Judith Taylor. Agnes was the daughter of James Ambrose Hughes, whose father was Irish, and of Clara M. Helgeson, whose own parents, Halvor/Henry/Christopher Helgeson and Anna/Annie Johnson, were Norwegian.

Miles’s paternal grandmother was Mary Cecelia Bledsoe, an actress (the daughter of Maynard Tevis Bledsoe and Thelma Cecilia Matthews). Mary was born in Missouri. Maynard was the son of James William Bledsoe and Martha Alice/Ameda Pursell. Thelma was a violinist with the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra. She was the daughter of Albert/Bert/Alberto Tilden Matthews and Letitia/Laetitia/Lettie Marie Johnson, who was of mostly French/French-Canadian descent.

Miles’s maternal grandfather was Phillip Leslie Tomalin (the son of William Arthur Tomalin III and Alberta Agnes Boehner). Phillip was born in New Jersey. William was the son of William Arthur Tomalin, Jr., who was born in Hackney, London, Middlesex, England, and of Susanna Beams, who was born in Andover, Hampshire, England. The Tomalin family line originates in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Miles’s great-grandmother Alberta was the daughter of George Albert Boehner, who was German, and of Winfred Lavina Hanily, who was born in New Jersey, to Irish parents.

Miles’s maternal grandmother was Leonora Marie Criscione (the daughter of Giovanni/Giuseppe/Joseph Vincenzo/Vincent Criscione and Anita Evelyn/Evilyn Rigali). Giovanni was born in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy, the son of Angelo Criscione and Salvatria/Salvatrice Cicetra/Licitra. Miles’s great-grandmother Anita was born in New York, the daughter of Italian emigrants, from Coreglia, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Mansueto Rigali and Angelina Bonturi.


Notes on Miles’s mother’s ancestry, by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, at The Huffington Post –

Genealogy of Miles Robbins –

Genealogy of Miles’s father –

Genealogy of Miles’s father (incorrectly identifies his own maternal ancestry) –

Miles’s paternal great-grandmother, Agnes Josephine Hughes, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Miles’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Clara M. Helgeson, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Gravestones of Miles’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Angelo Criscione and Salvatria/Salvatrice Cicetra/Licitra –

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