Joe Namath

by bearboy on May 28, 2017

Birth Name: Joseph William Namath

Place of Birth: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 31, 1943

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Joe Namath is an American football quarterback and actor.

Joe is the son of Rose E. (Juhasz) and John Andrew Namath.

Joe’s paternal grandfather was András “Andrew” Németh/Namath.

Joe’s maternal grandparents were Alexander Juhasz and Rose Simon.

Sources: Genealogy of Joe Namath –

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Michael Sucsy

by stlucas on May 27, 2017

Birth Name: Michael Langer Sucsy

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

Date of Birth: February 14, 1973

*Hungarian (paternal grandfather)
*Slovak (paternal grandmother)
*English, Irish, German, some Belgian/Walloon (mother)

Michael Sucsy is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

Michael is the son of Deanna Sue (Tanner) and Leonard Graham Sucsy. Michael’s father is of half Hungarian, and half Slovak descent. Michael’s mother has English, Irish, and German roots.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Emil J. Sucsy, Jr. (the son of Emil Sucsy/Szucsi, Sr., and Dora Danko). Emil, Jr. was born in New York, to parents from Kisvárda, Hungary.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Langer (the daughter of Michael R. Langer and Antonia/Antoinette Lago). Michael was the son of Michael A. Langer and Ludmila Stanik. Antonia was the daughter of Joseph/Josephus Lago and Catherine/Catharina Sudora/Szudora.

Michael’s great-grandfather Michael was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Slovakia. Michael’s great-grandmother Antonia was born in Vrbové, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Hamlin L. Tanner (the son of Henry George Tanner and Inez Manion). Michael’s great-grandfather Henry was the son of Emma. Michael’s great-grandmother Inez was the daughter of Patrick Manion, who was Irish, and of Sarah M. Anderson, who was born in Indiana, to parents from Ireland.

Michael’s great-grandmother Inez was born in Indiana, to a father from Ireland and a mother from Indiana.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Clara June Small (the daughter of David H. Small and Clara Mary Gosche). David was the son of Isaac D. Small and Sarah Diantha Aiken. Clara was the daughter of Nicholas/Nicholaus Gosche/Goshe and Anna Catharina/Catharine Steppie/Steppich.

Michael’s great-great-grandfather Nicholas was born in Ohio, to parents from Arlon, Belgium, Johann Baptist Gosche and Clara M. Mangette/Mangett, who were likely of German and Walloon ancestry. Michael’s great-great-grandmother Anna Catharina was also born in Ohio, to parents from Germany.

Sources: Birth record of Michael’s great-uncle (paternal grandfather’s brother), Arthur/Altur Sucsy/Szucsi –

Michael’s paternal grandmother, Margaret Langer, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandmother, Margaret (Langer) Sucsy –

Marriage record of Michael’s paternal great-grandparents, Michael R. Langer and Antonia/Antoinette Lago –

Michael’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Michael A. Langer and Ludmila Stanik, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Michael’s paternal great-grandmother, Antonia/Antoinette Lago –

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Hamlin L. Tanner –

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Clara June Small –

Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Clara June (Small) Tanner –

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Christina Pazsitzky

by stlucas on May 11, 2017

Birth Name: Christina Edith Pazsitzky

Place of Birth: Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: June 18, 1976

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Cristina Pazsitzky is a Canadian-born American comedian, writer, host, and television personality.

Cristina is the daughter of Hungarian parents who moved to Canada in 1969. The family relocated to the California in 1980.


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Frank Darabont

by stlucas on May 7, 2017

Birth Name: Darabont Ferenc Árpád

Place of Birth: Montbéliard, Doubs, France

Date of Birth: January 28, 1959

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Frank Darabont is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

Frank was born in a refugee camp in Montbéliard, Doubs, France, the son of Hungarian parents, from Budapest, who escaped the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The family moved to the U.S. when Frank was a child. Frank was raised in Chicago, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California.


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Greyston Holt

by stlucas on May 3, 2017

Birth Name: Greyston Holt Stefancsik

Place of Birth: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: September 30, 1985

Ethnicity: Hungarian

Greyston Holt is a Canadian actor.

Greyston is the son of Nancy and Michael “Mike” Stefancsik. He was raised in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

Greyston’s paternal grandparents were Michael Stefancsik and Edith. They moved from Hungary to Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, in 1957.

Greyston’s maternal grandmother, Anna Horvath, was also Hungarian, and moved to Canada in 1927.


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