Dick Durock

by bablah on June 22, 2017

Birth Name: Richard Durock

Place of Birth: South Bend, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 18, 1937

Place of Death: Oak Park, California, U.S.

Date of Death: September 17, 2009

Ethnicity: Serbian

Dick Durock was an american actor. He is known for his portrayal of Swamp Thing. He was born in South Bend, Indiana, to Serbian parents, Sadie (Medich) and David Durock.

Sources: Dick Durock on the 1940 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Dick Durock – https://www.findagrave.com


Robert Emhardt

by bablah on June 22, 2017

Birth Name: Robert Christian Emhardt

Date of Birth: July 24, 1914

Place of Birth: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S

Date of Death: December 26, 1994

Place of Death: Ojai, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: German

Robert Emhardt was an American stage, film, and television actor.

Robert’s paternal grandfather was John/Johannes Emhardt/Emhard (the son of Johann Friedrich Emhard and Rosina Schuhmacher). Robert’s grandfather John was born in Möhringen auf den Fildern, Germany. Robert’s great-grandfather Johann was the son of Friedrich Emhard and Sophia Johanna Gohl. Rosina was the daughter of Michael Schuhmacher and Christina Margareta Vetter.

Robert’s paternal grandmother was Caroline/Karolina Wilhelmina Brummer/Brommer (the daughter of Jacob Brommer and Magdalena Mezger). Caroline was born in Vaihingen auf den Fildern, Germany. Jacob was the son of Christoph Gottlob Brommer and Anna Dorothea Mezger.

Robert’s maternal grandparents were John Mueller (the son of John Mueller and Catherine) and Caroline Krauss/Krause (the daughter of Christian Krauss/Krause and Johanna Voegel). Robert’s grandparents John and Caroline were German.

Sources: Robert Emhardt on the 1920 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Robert’s parents – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Robert’s paternal grandparents, John/Johannes Emhardt/Emhard and Caroline/Karolina Wilhelmina Brummer/Brommer – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Robert’s paternal great-grandfather, Jacob Brommer – https://familysearch.org

Robert’s mother on the 1900 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Robert’s maternal grandparents, John Mueller and Caroline Krauss/Krause – https://familysearch.org

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Thomas Roach

by bearboy on June 22, 2017

Birth Name: Thomas Michael Roach, Jr.

Place of Birth: White Plains, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 19, 1961

Ethnicity: English, likely other

Thomas Roach is an American politician. He has been Mayor of White Plains, New York, since 2011.

Source: https://familysearch.org


Melanie Scrofano

by Harriet on June 22, 2017

Birth Name: Melanie Neige Scrofano

Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: c. 1982

Ethnicity: Italian/Sicilian, French-Canadian

Melanie Scrofano is a Canadian actress. Her paternal grandmother was from Sicily, Italy. Her grandfather may have been Sicilian, as well. Her surname is commonly Sicilian.

Source: http://www.panoramitalia.com

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Ciara Renée

by Harriet on June 22, 2017

Ciara Renee – The CW Network’s 2015 Upfront – Arrivals – Photo Credit: PRN / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Ciara Renée Harper

Place of Birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S

Date of Birth: October 19, 1990

Ethnicity: African-American, European, Indian, Native American

Ciara Renée is an American actress, singer, and musician. She and her older brother were raised by their single mother, who is Latina.

She has said:

I always tell people, I’m black, white, Indian and Indian, because I’m Native American and Indian.