Armenian

Charles Aznavour

by andrew on October 8, 2017

Tom Truffier and Charles Aznavour – 62nd Annual Cannes Film Festival – “UP” Premiere – Arrivals – Palais des Festivals Cannes – Cannes, France – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Birth Name: Shahnour/Chahnour Vaghinag/Vaghenagh Aznavourian

Place of Birth: Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, France

Date of Birth: 22 May, 1924

Ethnicity: Armenian

Charles Aznavour is a French singer, songwriter, actor, public activist, and diplomat. He is the son of Knar Baghdasarian and Michael Aznavourian. His parents were ethnic Armenians, his father from Akhaltsikhe, Georgia and his mother from İzmir, Turkey. He has also become an Armenian citizen.

Charles is married to Ulla Thorsell. He was previously married to Micheline Rugel and Evelyn Plessis. Charles has six children.

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Steven Zaillian

by stlucas on August 31, 2017

Birth Name: Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian

Place of Birth: Fresno, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 30, 1953

Ethnicity:
*Armenian (father)
*German, possibly other (mother)

Steven Zaillian is an American screenwriter, director, film editor, and producer.

Steven is the son of Alvina/Elvina (Schmidt) and James “Jim” Zaillian. He is married to Elizabeth, with whom he has two children.

Steven’s paternal grandparents were Nishan George Zallian and Hosanna Tatunjian/Tutunjian. Nishan and Hosanna were from Turkey, and were of Armenian descent.

Steven’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Sharp.

Sources: Birth record of Steven Zaillian – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Steven’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Steven’s father – http://www.findagrave.com

Birth record of Steven’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com

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Alexandra Hedison

by stlucas on August 30, 2017

Birth Name: Alexandr Mary Hedison

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 10, 1969

Ethnicity:
*Armenian (father)
*English, Italian (mother)

Alexandra Hedison is an American photographer, director, and actress.

Alexandra is the daughter of Bridget Felicity (Mori) and film, television, and stage actor David Hedison (Albert David Hedison, Jr.). Alexandra is married to actress Jodie Foster.

Alexandra’s father is of Armenian descent. Alexandra’s mother was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and likely had English and Italian roots.

Alexandra’s paternal grandfather was Albert David Hedison/Heditisian (the son of David/Tavit Hedison/Heditisian and Sarma Sermalian). Albert was born in Harpoot (now Elazığ), Armenia.

Alexandra’s paternal grandmother was Rose/Rosie Boghosian/Bogohisan (the daughter of Taros Bogohisan and Mary). Rose was from Armenia.

Alexandra’s maternal grandmother was named Renee. Renee was born in England.

Sources: Genealogy of Alexandra Hedison (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com

Birth record of Alexandra Hedison – http://www.familysearch.org

Alexandra’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Alexandra’s paternal grandmother, Rose/Rosie Boghosian/Bogohisan, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Alexandra’s mother – http://www.legacy.com

Photo by Photo Works/www.bigstockphoto.com

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Hannah Stocking

by Emilia on July 24, 2017

Hannah Stocking – Celebrity Connected 2016 ESPY Awards Gifting Suite -Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Hannah Jo Stocking-Siagkris

Place of Birth: Ashland, Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 4, 1992

Ethnicity: Greek, Armenian, Hungarian, Ukrainian

Hannah Stocking is an American internet personality and Instagram star. She is known for her comedic sketches, on her Instagram and YouTube channel.

Hannah has stated that she is of Greek, Armenian, Hungarian, and Ukrainian descent.

Hannah is the daughter of Holly Stocking and Jon Siagris.

Hannah’s paternal grandparents are Nick G. Siagkris and Sally Marie Olshevsky-Muchesky (the daughter of John Muchesky and Rose Olshevsky).

Photo by Prphotos.com

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J. P. Manoux

by bablah on July 19, 2017

JP Manoux – ‘ER’ Finale Party – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jean-Paul Christophe Manoux

Place of Birth: Fresno, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 8, 1969

Ethnicity: Armenian, Dutch

J. P. Manoux is an American actor, voice actor, television personality, and comedian.

J.P.’s paternal grandparents were Nichan Manougian Bujuklian and Marguerite Ketchian (the daughter of Rupen Kedjian and Marian Selvian).

Source: Marriage record of J.P.’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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