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Bodie Olmos

by stlucas on April 28, 2017

Birth Name: Bodie James Olmos

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

Date of Birth: August 27, 1975

Ethnicity:

*Mexican (father)

*English, German, some Swiss-French (maternal grandfather)

*Swedish (maternal grandmother)

Bodie Olmos is an American television and film actor.

Bodie is the son of Kaija Liane (Keel) and actor Edward James Olmos. Bodie’s siblings are Mico and Daniela.

Bodie’s father has Mexican ancestry. He has also stated that his family’s surname was originally “Olmosh”, and that he has Hungarian Jewish ancestry from the surname. It is not clear, however, if this information has been verified/documented. “Olmos” is a common Spanish surname. The surname “Olmosh” does not appear to exist in Hungary.

Bodie’s mother is of half-Swedish, a quarter German, and English descent, along with some Swiss-French roots.

Bodie’s paternal grandfather was Pedro Olmos, who was a Mexican immigrant.

Bodie’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Huizar (the daughter of Alfredo Franco Huizar). Alfredo was the son of Agustin Huizar and Maria/Mary Franco. Alfredo was born in Texas, to parents from Mexico.

Bodie’s maternal grandfather was actor and singer Howard Keel, who was born Harry Clifford Keel (the son of Charles Homer Keel and Grace/Gracey M. Osterkamp).

Bodie’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of William Carter Keel and Sarah E. Duncan. Bodie’s great-grandmother Grace was the daughter of Frederick “Fred” Osterkamp, who was German, and Tilley/Tillie Miller, who was born in Illinois, to parents from Germany.

Bodie’s maternal grandmother was Helen Elizabeth Anderson (the daughter of Adolf Anderson and Esther Lundberg). Helen was born in New Jersey, to Swedish parents.

Sources: Birth Certificate of Bodie Olmos – www.familysearch.org

Bodie’s paternal grandmother, Eleanor Huizar, on the 1940 U.S. Census – www.familysearch.org

Bodie’s paternal great-grandfather, Alfredo Franco Huizar, on the 1920 U.S. Census – www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Bodie’s maternal grandfather, Harry Clifford Keel – www.geni.com

Marriage record of Bodie’s maternal grandparents, Harry Clifford Keel and Helen Elizabeth Anderson – www.familysearch.org

Bodie’s maternal grandmother, Helen Elizabeth Anderson, on the 1940 U.S. Census – www.familysearch.org

Bodie’s maternal great-grandmother, Grace/Gracey M. Osterkamp, on the 1900 U.S. Census – www.familysearch.org

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Edy Ganem

by stlucas on April 19, 2017

Birth Name: Edurne Ganem

Place of Birth: Modesto, California, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: September 20, 1983

Ethnicity: Mexican (Lebanese, possibly other)

Edy Ganem is an American actress. She has two brothers. They were raised in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico.

Edy’s parents are originally from Mexico. She has stated on Twitter that both her parents have Lebanese ancestry.

Sources: https://twitter.com
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Alanna Ubach

by stlucas on April 18, 2017

Birth Name: Alanna Noel Ubach

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

Date of Birth: October 3, 1975

Ethnicity:
*Puerto Rican (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Alanna Ubach is an American actress and singer.

Alanna is the daughter of Sidna Consuelo (Gonzalez) and Rodolfo Martínez Ubach. She has a sister, Athena.

The surname “Ubach” is Catalan.

Alanna’s father is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Alanna’s mother was from San Janvier, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Alanna’s paternal grandparents were Juan Ubach and Milagros Martínez. Juan was originally from Spain.

Alanna’s maternal grandparents were Consuelo and Gustavo Gonzalez.

Sources: Alanna’s father, Rodolfo Martínez Ubach, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Alanna’s maternal uncle (mother’s brother), Gustavo Velasquez Gonzalez – http://obits.dignitymemorial.com

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Manny Montana

by stlucas on April 16, 2017

Place of Birth: Long Beach, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 12, 1983

Ethnicity: Mexican (Spanish, some Indigenous, and Irish)

Manny Montana is an American actor. His parents are Mexican.

Manny has stated:

I’m first generation Mexican-American, with a lot of Spanish, Native American, and Irish blood in me. At first my family didn’t know what to make of my career choice. They were always supportive but would always say things like, ‘Make sure you have a side job or make sure you have a back up plan.’ As the years progressed that slowly changed to, ‘oh OK, keep it up maybe one day you’ll get a break.’ Now if you ask anyone in my family what I do for a living the answer is a simple, ‘he’s an actor.’ And that is something I’m extremely proud of.

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Deorro

by Manila on April 16, 2017

Birth Name: Erick Orrosquieta

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 30, 1991

Ethnicity: Mexican

Deorro is an American DJ. His mother’s maiden surname is “Rodríguez”.

Source: Birth record of Deorro – https://familysearch.org

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