Birth Name: Esteban Ernesto Echevarría Samson
Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba
Date of Birth: December 2, 1956
Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish, possibly other], as well as one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish and 1/32 Italian
Steven Bauer is an American actor. He was born in Havana, Cuba, the son of Lillian Samson Agostini and Esteban Echevarría, a pilot. His family moved to Miami, Florida, U.S., in 1960, because of the Castro regime. His father was of Cuban/Spanish-Cuban descent. His maternal grandfather was of German Jewish descent, and his maternal grandmother was of Cuban/Spanish-Cuban, and one eighth Italian, ancestry.
He has two children, a son with his former wife, actress Melanie Griffith, and a son with his former wife, Ingrid Anderson.
Steven’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Samson.
Steven’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of parents surnamed Agostini Godoy and del Castillo Godoy. Two of Steven’s great-great-grandparents were Emilio del Castillo and Ursula Godoy.
Source: Genealogy of Steven Bauer (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
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