Sean Faris

by follers on November 12, 2012

Birth Name: Sean Hardy Faris

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 25, 1982

Ethnicity: English, along with some German, Scottish, and Irish

Sean Faris is an American actor, model, and producer.

Much of his ancestry is English. His father also has more distant German and Scottish ancestry. His mother is of 3/16ths German descent (including through Sean’s matrilineal line), and also has Irish and Scottish roots.

Sean is married to actress Cherie Daly.

Sean’s paternal grandfather is Warren William Frank Faris (the son of Mark Lowery H. Faris and Christine Lee Mebius). Warren was born in Alabama. Mark was the son of Robert Faris and Minnie Lowery. Christine’s father, Charles Frederick Ernest Mebius, was born in Canada, to a German father and an Irish mother, and Christine’s mother, Mary Jane Faris, was American.

Sean’s paternal grandmother is Oma Lu/Lee Fredregill (the daughter of John Hardy Fredregill and Velma Lee Cheatham). Oma was born in Texas. John was the son of Isaac F. Fredregill and Lula Belle Foster. Velma was the daughter of Frank Marion Cheatham and Emma Bright.

Sean’s maternal grandfather is Kerry M. Miller (the son of James Bedford Miller and Amanda Corrine Murphy). Kerry was born in Kentucky. James was the son of Alonzo Miller and Goldie Jackson. Amanda was the daughter of John Murphy and Leta Taylor.

Sean’s maternal grandmother was Diana Jo Parr (the daughter of Joe Bailey Parr and Lady Gertrude Cowan). Diana was born in Texas. Joe was the son of Isom Green Parr and Annie Lou Green. Lady was the daughter of Paul Howard Cowan and Adele Anna Koebel.

Sources: Genealogy of Sean Faris –

Sean’s paternal grandfather, Warren William Frank Faris, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Sean’s maternal grandfather, Kerry M. Miller, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Sean’s maternal grandmother, Diana Jo Parr –

Genealogy of Sean’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Annie Lou Green –

Genealogy of Sean’s matrilineal great-great-grandmother, Adele Anna Koebel –

Photo by kathclick/

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

andrew March 29, 2018 at 3:39 pm
celebfan April 1, 2016 at 5:39 am

Can ethnicelebs replace that picture with another one? That pic is very unflattering.

Devotion October 13, 2015 at 1:16 am

he must have mediterranean roots.

Capricious April 9, 2015 at 4:59 am

He’s still cute. I thought he looked Southern European though…

Jamie December 22, 2013 at 12:13 am

That is not a flattering picture of him at all…

notional December 18, 2013 at 12:09 am

thats a really bad pic of him tbh

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