Birth Name: Patrice Malcolm O’Neal
Date of Birth: December 7, 1969
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
Date of Death: November 29, 2011
Place of Death: Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Patrice O’Neal was an American comedian, radio personality, and actor.
Patrice is the son of Georgia A. Whitehall. He never knew who his biological father was. Patrice grew up in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Birth Name: Eugene Marques Hilton
Place of Birth: Miami Springs, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 14, 1989
T. Y. Hilton is an American football player. He is a wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).
T. Y. is the son of Cora Jean Burnett and Tyrone Eugene Hilton. Both of his parents are African-American.
Birth Name: Miles Dewey Davis III
Date of Birth: May 26, 1926
Place of Birth: Alton, Illinois, United States
Date of Death: September 28, 1991
Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, United States
Miles Davis was an American musician, bandleader, and composer. He was the son of Cleota Mae (Henry) and Miles Dewey Davis.
Miles’ paternal grandparents were Miles Dewey Davis and Mary Francis Jones or Luster.
Sources: Genealogy of Miles Davis (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Death record of Miles’ father – https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com
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Place of Birth: Alton, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 22, 1995
Ezekiel Elliott is an American football player. He is a running back for the Dallas Cowboys.
Ezekiel is the son of Dawn Renaye (Huff) and Stacy Elliott. Both of his parents are African-American.
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 16, 1969
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Rain Pryor is an American actress and comedian. She is the daughter of actress and dancer Shelley R. Bonis and comedian Richard Pryor.
Rain’s paternal grandfather was LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor (the son of Roy P. Pryor and Rithie Marie Carter). Rain’s great-grandfather Roy was the son of William Henry Pryor and Mary F. Rithie was the daughter of Richard E. Carter and Julia Isabelle Piper.
Rain’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude L. Thomas (the daughter of James Brown and Mary Louise “Josie” Craig). James was the son of Wiley Brown and Mary Williams. Rain’s great-grandmother Mary Louise “Josie” was the daughter of William A. Craig and Nancy.
Rain’s maternal grandfather was Herbert Bonis (the son of Gustaf Bonius/Bonias and Charlotte). Gustaf was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents. Charlotte was a Polish Jew.
Sources: Genealogy of Rain’s father – http://www.wargs.com
Genealogy of Rain’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Rain’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Rain’s maternal grandfather, Herbert Bonis, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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