Stephanie Gatschet

by stlucas on December 9, 2017

Stephanie Gatschet – Cure in the Canyons IV for Breast Cancer Research – Arrivals – 13100 Mulholland Drive – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Tatiana Beller / PR Photos

Birth Name: Stephanie Lucile Gatschet

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 16, 1983

Ethnicity: Swiss-German, German, English, possibly French

Stephanie Gatschet is an American actress.

Stephanie is the daughter of Nancy (Kohlhas) and Steven C. “Steve” Gatschet. She has a brother, Andrew. Stephanie’s father’s surname is Swiss-German. Stephanie’s mother has German, English, and possibly French roots.

Stephanie’s maternal grandfather was David M. Kohlhas (the son of Albert Posey Kohlhas and Elizabeth Davis “Eliza” Milliette). Albert was possibly the son of Albert Kohlhaas and Catherine, who were German. Elizabeth was the daughter of Sylvanus J. Milliette and Anna/Annie C. Rogers/Rodgers.

Stephanie’s maternal grandmother was Dolores Meder (the daughter of Henry J. Meder and Elsie Wagner). Henry was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Germany, Jacob Meder and Louise/Luise. Elsie was also born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Germany.

Sources: Obituary of Stephanie’s uncle (mother’s brother), Jeffrey Meder Kohlhas –

Obituary of Stephanie’s maternal grandmother, Dolores (Meder) Kohlhas –


Sarah Biasini

by madman on December 9, 2017

Birth Name: Sarah Magdalena Biasini

Place of Birth: Gassin, France

Date of Birth: July 21, 1977

*Italian, French (father)
*German, one quarter Austrian (mother)

Sarah Biasini is a French actress. She is the daughter of German-French actress Romy Schneider (Rosemarie Magdalena Albach) and French journalist, realtor, and scriptwriter Daniel Biasini.

Sarah’s father was born in Paris, France, of Italian and French descent. Sarah’s mother was born in Vienna, Austria, of three quarters German and likely one quarter Austrian descent.

Sarah’s paternal grandparents were Bernard Biasini and Monique.

Sarah’s maternal grandfather was actor Wolf Albach-Retty (born Wolfgang Helmut Walter Albach Retty; the son of Karl-Walter Albach and actress Rosa Albach-Retty, who was born Rosa Clara Franziska Helene Retty). Wolf was born in Vienna, Austria. Rosa was born in Hanau, Germany, and was the daughter of Rudolf Retty and Maria Katharina Käthe Schaeffer.

Sarah’s maternal grandmother was actress and singer Magda Schneider (born Maria Magdalena Schneider; the daughter of Xaver Schneider and Maria Magdalena Meier-Hörmann). Sarah’s grandmother Magda was born in Augsburg, Germany. Xaver was the son of Thomas Schneider and Anna Gutesam.

Sources: Family history of Sarah Biasini –

Genealogy of Sarah Biasini –


Nicole Miller

by stlucas on December 8, 2017

Nicole Miller – Nicole Miller Celebrates The Cover of Philadelphia Style’s Fall Fashion Issue at The Palm Restaurant in Philadelphia on September 12, 2011 – The Palm Restaurant – Philadelphia, PA, USA – Photo Credit: Paul Froggatt / PR Photos

Birth Name: Nicole Jacqueline Miller

Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 20, 1951

*English, Scottish, possibly German (father)
*French (mother)

Nicole Miller is an American fashion designer and businessperson.

Nicole is married to Kim Taipale, with whom she has a son.

Nicole is the daughter of Jacqueline (Mahieu) and Grier Bovey Miller. Nicole’s father is American, and has English and Scottish (and possibly some German) ancestry. Nicole’s mother was born in Paris, France.

Nicole’s paternal grandfather was Julian Francis Miller (the son of Edwin F. Miller and Martha/Artha Dauman). Edwin was the son of Newton Miller and Julia Maria Strickland. Martha was the daughter of James Dauman and Agnes Caldwell Forrest.

Nicole’s paternal grandmother was named Mildred H.

Nicole’s maternal grandparents were Felix Mahieu and Jeanne Audidier.

Sources: Birth record of Nicole Miller –

Obituary of Nicole’s father –

Obituary of Nicole’s mother –


Nick Thune

by madman on December 8, 2017

Nick Thune – 60th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival “People You May Know” – Arrivals – SFMOMA – San Francisco, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Nicholas Ivan Thune

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 8, 1979

Ethnicity: Norwegian, French

Nick Thune is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is the son of Cindy M. (Devereux) and Erik Ivan Thune.


Jack Dylan Grazer

by stlucas on December 7, 2017

Jack Dylan Grazer – The Paley Center for Media’s 11th Annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Los Angeles – CBS “Me, Myself and I” TV Series Premiere – Arrivals – The Paley Center for Media – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 3, 2003

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandmother), German, Irish, English, likely French

Jack Dylan Grazer is an American actor.

Jack is the son of Angela Krien “Angie” (Lafever) and actor/director Gavin V. Grazer. Jack’s uncle (father’s brother) is film and television producer Brian Grazer.

Jack’s mother and maternal grandfather are pictured here.

Jack’s paternal grandfather was Albert Thomas Grazer (the son of Albert Vincent Grazer and Helen O’Grady). Jack’s grandfather Albert was born in California, and was raised Catholic. Helen was the daughter of Canadian parents, of Irish descent, the daughter of Francis E. O’Grady.

Jack’s paternal grandmother was Arlyne/Arlene Becker (the daughter of Jack Becker and Sonia F. Neisloss). Arlyne was Jewish. Sonia was the daughter of Barnet Beryl Dov Neisloss, who was born in Dvinsk, Daugavpils, Latvia, and of Ida Zimerman.

Jack’s maternal grandfather is Howard Jack Lafever (the son of Lillard/Lilard Lee Lafever/Lofaver and Della Fisher). Lillard was born in Tennessee, the son of Maudy. Della was the daughter of James Fisher.

Jack’s maternal grandmother was Edna Krien Carter (the daughter of Willis Carter and Edna). Jack’s grandmother Edna was born in Tennessee.

Sources: Genealogy of Jack’s father –

Birth record of Jack’s father –

Marriage record of Jack’s paternal grandparents, Albert Thomas Grazer and Arlyne/Arlene Becker –

Jack’s paternal great-grandmother, Helen O’Grady, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Jack’s paternal grandmother, Arlyne/Arlene Becker, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Jack’s paternal grandmother, Arlyne/Arlene (Becker) Grazer –

Birth record of Jack’s mother –

Marriage record of Jack’s maternal grandparents, Howard Jack Lafever and Edna Krien Carter –

Obituary of Jack’s maternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother), Herbert Hoover Lafever –

Obituary of Jack’s maternal grandmother, Edna Krien (Carter) Lafever –