Danielle Rose Russell

by stlucas on July 5, 2018

Danielle Rose Russell – “Wonder” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Regency Village Theatre – Westwood, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: David Gabber /

Place of Birth: Pequannock Township, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 31, 1999

*English, German, possibly other (father)
*Italian, Hungarian (mother)

Danielle Rose Russell is an American actress.

Danielle is the daughter of Rosemary and Ricky Russell. She was raised in West Milford, New Jersey.

Danielle’s paternal grandfather was Walter Richard Russell, Sr. (who likely was the son of Baxter/Baxtor Cornelius Russell and Maggie Lee Garrett). Walter was born in North Carolina. Baxter was born in North Carolina. Maggie was born in South Carolina, the daughter of Jack Moses Garrett and Georgianna Florence Richburg.

Danielle’s paternal grandmother was Jo Ann Tench (the daughter of George Wesley Tench and Dora Eliza Erwin). Jo Ann was born in Georgia. George was born in Georgia, the son of John H. Tench and Mary Whitworth. Dora was born in Georgia, the daughter of Cince R. Erwin and Eliza.

Danielle’s maternal grandfather is Daniel B. Rado (the son of Frank Rado and Rose Salinardi). Daniel was born in New Jersey. Frank and Rose were from Italy.

Danielle’s maternal grandmother is Irene Kady (the daughter of Joseph Kady and Mary). Irene was born in New Jersey. Joseph and Mary were born in Hungary.

Sources: Obituary of Danielle’s paternal grandmother, Jo Ann (Tench) Russell Meloy –

Obituary of Danielle’s uncle (mother’s brother), Frank J. Rado –

Obituary of Danielle’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Johanna Rado –


Eric Close

by stlucas on July 1, 2018

Eric Close – People’s Choice Awards 2013 – Arrivals – Nokia Theatre L.A. Live – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: 39th Annual People’s Choice Awards Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Eric Randolph Close

Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 24, 1967

*English, German (father)
*Hungarian (mother)

Eric Close is an American actor.

Eric is the son of Eva Zomolilla and Frederick Wallace Close. His father is mostly of English and German descent. His mother is from Hungary. Eric is married to Keri, with whom he has two children.

Eric’s paternal grandfather likely was Maurice W. Close (the son of Benjamin Lockwood Close and Emma May Shumaker). Benjamin was the son of Samuel Lockwood Close and Mary Louisa Foote. Emma was the daughter of Joseph Shumaker and Mary Ann Bibighaus Weiler, whose father was German.

Eric’s paternal grandmother likely was Mildred Emma Nagle (the daughter of Charles Fredrick Nagle and Elmyra Ann “Myra” Draper). Charles was the son of German parents, August Nagle and Mary Kessler. Elmyra was the daughter of William Draper and Joanna E. Porter.

Eric’s maternal grandparents were Kalman Fordos and Zomilla. Kalman was born in Hungary, to a mother surnamed Tarcsi. Zomilla was also born in Hungary.

Sources: Death record of Eric’s maternal grandfather, Kalman Fordos –

Obituary of Eric’s maternal grandmother, Zomilla Fordos –

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Michael Rady

by stlucas on June 3, 2018

Michael Rady – “Capitalism: A Love Story” Los Angeles Premire – Arrivals – AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: – 0 – – Photo Credit: Tony Lowe / PR Photos

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

Date of Birth: August 15, 1981

*Hungarian, German, Irish, Slovak (father)
*Italian/Sicilian (mother)

Michael Rady is an American actor. He played the Greek character Kostas in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films.

Michael is the son of Annette (Gattone) and John F. Rady. His mother is of Italian/Sicilian ancestry.

Michael is married to actress Rachael Kemery, with whom he has a child.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Frederick A. Rady (the son of Benjamin G. Rady, Sr. and Barbara Greishammer/Grishammer). Frederick was born in Pennsylvania. Benjamin was born in Kassau, Austria-Hungary. Barbara was from Germany, and was the daughter of Amelia.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Teresa Irene Dougherty (the daughter of Charles S. Dougherty and Mary T.). Teresa was born in Pennsylvania. Charles’ parents were Irish. Mary was born in Pennsylvania. Mary’s parents were listed as “Austrian” and spoke “Slovack” on the 1920 U.S. Census.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Eugene Micheal Gattone (the son of Michael Gattone and Anna/Anne Panaccione). Eugene was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Angelina Magazzu (the daughter of Antonio Magazzu and Santa Munafo). Angelina was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Santo Stefano Medio, Messina, Sicily. Antonio was the son of Tommaso Magazzu and Angela Culici. Santa was the daughter of Giuseppe Munafo and Pietralina Nicosia.


Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandmother, Teresa I. (Dougherty) Rady –

Obituary of Michael’s uncle (mother’s brother), Robert A. Gattone –

Genealogies of Michael’s maternal grandparents, Eugene Micheal Gattone and Angelina Magazzu –

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Gabrielle Christian

by stlucas on June 3, 2018

Gabrielle Christian – 10th Annual Power Premiere “Power Up” Awards – Arrivals – Voyeur, 7969 Santa Monica Blvd – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: black dress Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Tatiana Beller / PR Photos

Birth Name: Gabrielle Christian Horchler

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1984

*Hungarian (father)
*English, Irish, possibly other (mother)

Gabrielle Christian is an American actress and singer.

Gabrielle Christian is the daughter of Joani (Nelson) and Gabriel/Gabor “Gabe” Horchler. Gabrielle’s father is from Hungary. Gabrielle speaks fluent Hungarian. She is married to Justin Mentzer.

Gabrielle’s father has stated:

I was born in my mother’s ancestral village in Eastern Hungary. We fled Hungary in 1944, lived in Austria as “displaced persons” for six years, and then were able to emigrate to the United States.

Gabrielle’s paternal grandparents were Henry Martin Horchler and Dora Nagy.

Gabrielle’s maternal grandmother was Doris H. Guhin (the daughter of Frances Edward “Frank” Guhin and Mary/Marie Jeanette Cole). Frank was the son of James William “Jim” Guhin, whose parents were Irish, and of Margaret Agnes “Maggie” Doyle. Mary was the daughter of Howard W. Cole and Theresa M. Howell, who was Canadian.


Genealogy of Gabrielle’s maternal grandmother, Doris H. (Guhin) Nelson –


Prince George of Cambridge

by follers on May 19, 2018

05/02/2015 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and son Prince George of Cambridge – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: George Alexander Louis

Place of Birth: St Mary’s Hospital, London

Date of Birth: 22 July, 2013

Ethnicity: English (mostly), as well as European Royal (mostly), Scottish, and German, Irish, French, Anglo-Irish, Hungarian, likely 1/256th Indian or 1/512th Indian, and smaller amounts of Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, Channel Islander/Jersey, possibly 1/512th Armenian

Prince George of Cambridge is a member of the British Royal Family, and is third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom. He is the son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. He is the grandson of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, and the great-grandson of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II, who is the Queen of England, and of many member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

He is the nephew of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Pippa Middleton.

Prince George’s paternal grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales (the son of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and of Elizabeth II). Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London. Prince Philip was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece, and is the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Elizabeth II is the daughter of George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952, and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

Prince George’s paternal grandmother was Diana, Princess of Wales (the daughter of Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and of The Honourable Frances Roche). Princess Diana was born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Edward was the son of Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, and of Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton Spencer. Frances was the daughter of Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy, and of Ruth Sylvia Gill Roche, Baroness Fermoy.

Prince George’s maternal grandfather is Michael Francis Middleton (the son of Peter Francis Middleton and Valerie Glassborow). Michael was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Peter was the son of Richard Noël Middleton and Olive Christiana Lupton. Valerie was the daughter of Frederick George Glassborow and Constance Robison.

Prince George’s maternal grandmother is Carole Elizabeth (Goldsmith (the daughter of Ronald John James Goldsmith and Dorothy Harrison). Carole was born in Ealing, London. Ronald was the son of Stephen Charles Goldsmith and Edith Eliza Chandler. Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Mary Temple.

Sources: Genealogies of Prince George of Cambridge –

Genealogies of Prince George’s father –

CNN article on Prince George’s father’s likely Indian mitochondrial DNA line –

Article about Prince George’s paternal ancestor, Eliza Kewark –

Genealogies of Prince George’s mother –

Information on some of Prince George’s Lupton relatives –