Clark James Gable

by madman on March 15, 2018

Clark James Gable (Clark Gable III) – Vikki Lizzi’s Birthday Bash Hosted by H.H. Dr. Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg Lippe – Private Residence – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Clark James Gable (Clark Gable III) Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – – Photo Credit: Gordon Vasquez /

Place of Birth: Malibu, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 20, 1988

Ethnicity: German, along with 1/8th Hungarian, 1/8th Italian, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, and remote Belgian

Clark James Gable is an American actor, model, and television presenter. He is the son of Tracy (Yarro), a hairdresser, and John Clark Gable, an actor. His stepfather is singer and musician Jason Scheff.

Clark’s father is of German, one quarter Hungarian, Irish, English, Swiss-German, and remote Belgian, descent. Clark’s mother’s ancestry is one quarter Italian, one quarter German, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish, and one quarter a mix of English, Scottish, and some German.

Clark’s paternal grandfather was actor Clark Gable (the son of William Henry Gable and Adeline Hershelman). Clark’s grandfather Clark was born in Ohio. William was of German, some Swiss-German, distant Irish, and remote Belgian, descent, and was the son of Charles Gable and Nancy Ann Stainbrook. Adeline was the daughter of John J. Hershelman, whose parents were German, and of Rosetta Clark, whose parents were Irish.

Clark’s paternal grandmother was actress Kay Williams (born Kathleen Gretchen Williams; the daughter of Jackson Franklin “John” Williams and Joan/Johanna Arelia Dechannel/Dechanell/Dehmel). Kay was born in Pennsylvania. Jackson had German and English ancestry, and was the son of George R. Williams and Alice Barbara Markey. Joan was born in Pennsylvania, to Hungarian parents, Mike Dezambo and Mary.

Clark’s maternal grandfather was Ralph James Yarro (the son of Ralph James Yarro/Inorio and Ruth Mate Kiehne). Clark’s great-grandfather Ralph was born in Connecticut, to Italian parents, Vito Vincenzo Inorio and Carolina/Caroline Primicerio/Pirmcero/Primeceo/Premcharico, from Naples. Ruth was born in Minnesota, to German parents, Ludwig Paul Herman Kiehne and Martha Tangerman.

Clark’s maternal grandmother was Linda Larae Lachman (the daughter of Earl Israel Lachman and Leah June Green). Earl was born in Maryland, to Russian Jewish parents, Herman/Hyman Chiam Lachman and Mary Goldman Finkelstein. Leah was born in Utah, to a Mormon family, and was the daughter of Amasa Lyman Green, whose father was English, and of Ada Lenora Cutler, whose mother was Scottish.

Sources: Genealogies of Clark James Gable (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogies of Clark’s paternal grandparents, Clark Gable and Kay Williams –

Genealogies of Clark’s paternal grandfather, Clark Gable –

Clark’s paternal great-grandfather, William Henry Gable, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Clark’s paternal great-grandmother, Adeline Hershelman, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Clark’s maternal great-grandfather, Ralph James Yarro/Inorio, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Clark’s maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Mate Kiehne, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Clark’s maternal great-grandfather, Earl Israel Lachman, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Clark’s maternal great-grandmother, Leah June Green –

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Antonio Tajani

by andrew on March 10, 2018

Place of Birth: Rome, Italy

Date of Birth: 4 August, 1953

Ethnicity: Italian

Antonio Tajani is an Italian politician. A member of centre-right party Forza Italia, he has served as President of the European Parliament, since 17 January, 2017.

Antonio is the son of Augusta Nardi and Raffaele Tajani.

The Tajani family belongs to Neapolitan nobility, and has origins in Vietri sul Mare, near Amalfi, Salerno. Its records date back to the 1000s.


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Terry Serpico

by stlucas on January 14, 2018

Terry Serpico – “Righteous Kill” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – Ziegfeld Theater – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Anthony G. Moore / PR Photos

Birth Name: Terrance Madison Serpico

Place of Birth: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 27, 1964

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), English, German

Terry Serpico is an American film and television actor.

Terry is the son of Mary Madison and Frank Lawrence Serpico, Sr. He has two children with his former wife, Erin Goodwin.

Terry’s paternal grandfather was Frank Sasti Serpico (the son of Dominic/Domenico Serpico and Antonetta/Antoinette Goodinelle). Frank was born in Italy, to parents from Marigliano, Naples, Campania. Dominic was the son of Giuseppe Serpico and Mariantonia Bonovalata.

Terry’s paternal grandmother was Marie/Mary Bernadette Schedeman (the daughter of Frederick/Fredrich Hall Schedeman and Helen “Nellie” Hart). Frederick’s parents were German.

Terry’s maternal grandfather was Charles Edward Madison (the son of Fred Smith Madison and Mary Louisa Napier). Fred was the son of Edward Madison and Melinda Thompson Ward. Mary Louisa was the daughter of Charles Fredric Napier, who was English, and of Ermina Augusta Musk, whose parents were English.

Terry’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Switzter (the daughter of Oscar William Switzter/Switzer and Elva Chestnut). Oscar was the son of George Leonard Switzer and Elizabeth Stephenson. Elva was the daughter of Christopher Columbus Chestnut and Lila Ann Cook.

Sources: Genealogy of Terry Serpico –

Obituary of Terry’s father –


Gino D’Acampo

by andrew on January 1, 2018

Gino D’Acampo – 2011 Ideal Home Show – Day 1 – Gino D’Acampo Appears at Celebrity Chef Theatre – Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre – London, UK –  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Gennaro D’Acampo

Place of Birth: Torre del Greco, Province of Naples, Campania, Italy

Date of Birth: July 17, 1976

Ethnicity: Italian

Gino D’Acampo is an Italian celebrity chef and media personality. He is known for his food-focused television shows and cookbooks in the United Kingdom.

Gino is the son of Alba and Ciro D’Acampo.

Gino is married to Jessica Stellina Morrison, with whom has three children.

One of Gino’s grandfathers is named Giovanni.


Michael Graziadei

by stlucas on December 20, 2017

Birth Name: Michael A. Graziadei

Place of Birth: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Date of Birth: September 22, 1979

*Italian, distant Swiss (father)
*Lithuanian (mother)

Michael Graziadei is an American actor.

Michael was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the son of American parents, Helene Ruth (Jasalavich) and Silvio Albert Graziadei. Michael was raised in the U.S. from the age of eleven.

His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of Lithuanian ancestry. Michael’s parents are pictured here.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Michael P. Graziadei (the son of Rocco Graziadei and Philomena Dellia). Michael was born in Rome, Italy.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Ida Buono/Bunona (the daughter of Tommaso “Thomas” Buono/Bunona and Anna “Annie” Capalli). Ida was born in Chiusano di San Domenico, Avellino, Campania, Italy. Tommaso was the son of Dominic Buono and Baroness Ernesta (Maria Louisa Ernestina) Flugi d’Aspermont. Annie was the daughter of a man surnamed Capall/Yapelli, and of Countess Juliette Flugi d’Aspermont. Countess Juliette’s father, Officer Francesco Constantin/Costantino Camillo Flugi von Aspermonte, is widely believed to be the biological father of French poet, writer, and art critic Guillaume Apollinaire. D’Aspermont (or Von Aspermonte) is a branch of a noble family with origins in St. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland, that settled in Italy.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Stanley Anthony Jasalavich (the son of Anthony Joseph Jasalavitch/Jasiulevicius and Antonia Jezukevitch). Stanley was born in New Hampshire, to Lithuanian parents, from Pūčkornės and Merkinė, respectively.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Helene Rita Norenkevich (the daughter of John Norenkevich and Tekla Piarudnia/Piarndnia). John was born in Lithuania, the son of Peter Norenkiewicz and Ursza Karsokeue/Korsak. Tekla was born in Žasliai, Lithuania, the daughter of Tamorzus Piarndnia and Ursza/Ursula Giczerska.

Sources: Genealogy of Michael Graziadei –

Obituary of Michael’s father –

Marriage record of Michael’s paternal grandparents, Michael P. Graziadei and Ida Buono/Bunona –

Genealogy of Michael’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Officer Francesco Constantin/Costantino Camillo Flugi von Aspermonte (focusing on his own father’s side) –

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