Birth Name: Peter John Farrelly
Place of Birth: Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 17, 1956
Peter Farrelly is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist.
Peter is the son of Mariann/Marion (Neary) and Robert Leo Farrelly. His brother is film director Bobby Farrelly. They were raised in Cumberland, Rhode Island.
Peter’s paternal grandfather was Peter Leo Farrelly (the son of John Joseph Farrelly and Rosanna/Rose Brady). Peter’s grandfather Peter was born in Rhode Island, to Irish parents.
Peter’s paternal grandmother was Anna M. Osmanski (the daughter of Charles Osmanski/Osmansky and Catherine Jadelak/Jadolak). Anna was Polish, born in Suwałki.
Peter’s maternal grandparents were John J. Neary, Sr. and Bessie T. Hannon. John and Bessie were Irish.
Sources: Genealogy of Peter Farrelly – http://www.geni.com
Peter’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Peter’s father – http://www.legacy.com
Peter’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Peter’s uncle (mother’s brother), Maurice James Neary – http://www.memorialsolutions.com