Juan Riedinger

by stlucas on July 17, 2018

Juan Riedinger – 19th Annual IFS Film Festival “Alice D” Premiere – Laemmle Music Hall Theatre – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Banff, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: February 27, 1981

*German (father)
*Peruvian (mother)

Juan Riedinger is a Canadian actor.

His father is German. His mother is from Peru. Juan is married to British actress Adam Farshi.

Juan has said:

Carlos Leider is half German, half Colombian, and I’m half German, half Peruvian, so it’s very similar genetically, and I think that helped in a way.


Peter Mel

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Birth Name: Peter J. Mel

Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 24, 1969

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, 1/16th mix of Mexican and Peruvian [including Spanish], 1/64 French

Peter Mel is an American professional surfer.

Peter is the son of Frances Kimberly “Kim” (Sartoriu/Sartorius) and John Michael Mel.

Peter’s paternal grandfather was Peter John Mel (the son of the Capt. John Mel and Margaret Ysabel Goffey/Gaffey). Peter was born in California. John was born in California, the son of Jean Hosten Henri Mel de Fontenay, whose father was born in England to a French father and an English mother, and of Nellie Forst Mann, whose father was German. Margaret was the daughter of John Tracy Gaffey, who was Irish, and of Maria Arcadia Bandini/Bandine, who was of Spanish, Mexican, and some Peruvian descent.

Peter’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Tillett/Tillet (the daughter of Ernest/Earnest Noel Tillett and Sue Bettie Reade). Nancy was born in North Carolina. Ernest was born in North Carolina, the son of James Wyche Tillett and Rachel Lucy Noel. Sue was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Thomas Burton Reade and Addie Cornelius Moore.

Peter’s maternal grandfather was Robert Brooke “Bob” Sartorius (the son of August Matern Sartorius and Jessie/Jesse). Robert was born in New York. August was born in New York, to parents from Germany and England, respectively, Otto Sartorius and Margaret Annie Jessie Wills. Peter’s great-grandmother Jessie was born in New York.

Peter’s maternal grandmother was Jean Tomlinson/Tomtinson (the daughter of Howard Holmes Tomlinson/Tomtinson and Frances Ford). Jean was born in New Jersey. Howard was born in Illinois, the son of Everett S. Tomlinson and Genevieve Rush. Frances was born in Indiana, the daughter of Charles Byron Ford and Elinor Nevins Baxter.

Sources: Birth record of Peter Mel –

Birth record of Peter’s father –

Birth record of Peter’s paternal grandfather, Peter John Mel –

Genealogy of Peter’s paternal grandfather, Peter John Mel –

Marriage record of Peter’s parents –

Obituary of Peter’s maternal grandfather, Robert Brooke “Bob” Sartorius –

Obituary of Peter’s maternal grandmother, Jean (Tomlinson/Tomtinson) Sartorius –

Photo by Joe Seer/


Paolo Guerrero

by Mixed Kidd on June 17, 2018

Birth Name: José Paolo Guerrero Gonzales

Place of Birth: Chorrillos District, Peru

Date of Birth: January 1, 1984

Ethnicity: Peruvian [Spanish, Indigenous, possibly other]

Paolo Guerrero is a Peruvian footballer. He is the son of Petronila Gonzáles and José Guerrero.


Jennifer Wayne

by madman on June 9, 2018

Jennifer Wayne – 51st Academy of Country Music Awards – Arrivals – MGM Grand Garden Arena Arena – Las Vegas, NV, USA – Photo Credit: PRN /

Birth Name: Jennifer Anne Kuhle

Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 1, 1982

Ethnicity: Peruvian (maternal grandmother), German, Irish, Swedish, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Swiss and/or Austrian

Jennifer Wayne is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the daughter of Aissa Wayne and Earl Lawrence Kuhle II.

Jennifer’s father was of German, one quarter Irish, one quarter Swedish, and one sixteenth Swiss and/or Austrian, descent. Her mother was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Irish ancestry on one side, and Peruvian on the other.

Her cousin is actor and producer Brendan Wayne.

Jennifer’s paternal grandfather was Earl Lawrence Kuhle (the son of August/Augustus Henry Kuhle and Elizabeth Rosella Lacy). Earl was born in Illinois. August was the son of German parents, Ferdinand Herman Kuhle and Christiana Jane Keister, who was possibly born in Czechoslovakia. Elizabeth was the daughter of Irish parents, John Lacy and Margaret Ryan.

Jennifer’s paternal grandmother was June Audrey Bilgere (the daughter of Charles Clarence Bilgere and Agnes Wilhelmine Johanson). June was born in Illinois. Charles’ father, Michael John Bilgere/Bilgeri, was born in Illinois, to a Swiss and/or Austrian father, and a German mother. Charles’ mother, Susan C. Schlader, was born in Alsace, France, of ethnic German descent. Jennifer’s great-grandmother Agnes was born in Wisconsin, to Swedish parents, Alfred Johanson and Wilhelmine Erickson.

Jennifer’s maternal grandfather was actor, director, and producer John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison, the son of Clyde Leonard Morrison and Mary Alberta Brown). John was born in Iowa. Clyde was the son of Marion Mitchell Morrison and Wealtha Chase Parsons, and had English and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish ancestry. Mary was the daughter of Robert Emmet Brown, who had Scots-Irish/Northern Irish ancestry, and of Margaret Cullenan or Kennedy, who was Irish.

Jennifer’s maternal grandmother was actress Pilar Pallete (the daughter of Miguel Arturo Pallete and Carmela). Pilar was born in Paita, Peru.

Sources: Genealogy of Jennifer’s father (through his brother, Michael Alfred Kuhle) –

Jennifer’s paternal grandfather, Earl Lawrence Kuhle, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Earl Lawrence Kuhle on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jennifer’s paternal grandmother, June Audrey Bilgere, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jennifer’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles Clarence Bilgere, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Charles Clarence Bilgere on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Jennifer Wayne (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Genealogies of Jennifer’s maternal grandfather, John Wayne –

Genealogies of Jennifer’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) –


María Julia Mantilla

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Birth Name: María Julia Mantilla García

Place of Birth: Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru

Date of Birth: 10 July, 1984

Ethnicity: Peruvian [Spanish (Aragonese, possibly other), possibly other], 1/8 German, 1/16 Italian

María Julia Mantilla is a Peruvian beauty queen, actress, and model. She was crowned Miss World 2004.

Maju is the daughter of Olmedo Lucio Mantilla Mayer and Elvia Elizabeth García Linares. Olmedo’s younger sister, María Julia Mantilla Mayer, was crowned Miss Peru 1969, and was the semi-finalist of Miss Universe 1969.

Maju is married to industrial engineer César Gustavo Salcedo Ramírez-Gaston, with whom she has two children.

Maju’s paternal grandfather was Jubal Ulises Mantilla Zolla (the son of Pedro Isaías Mantilla Saavedra and Julia Talia Zolla Bracamonte). Pedro was the son of Augusto Mantilla and Antonia Saavedra. Julia was the daughter of an Italian emigrant, Pietro (or Pedro in Spanish) Zolla, and of Brígida Bracamonte.

Maju’s paternal grandmother was María Luisa Mayer Amat (the daughter of Georg, or Jorge in Spanish, Mayer and María Amat). Maju’s grandmother María Luisa was a Spanish emigrant, from Zaragoza. Georg was German.

Maju’s maternal grandparents were surnamed García and Linares.

Sources: Birth record of María Julia Mantilla –

Birth record of Maju’s father –

Marriage record of Maju’s paternal grandparents, Jubal Ulises Mantilla Zolla and María Luisa Mayer Amat –

Marriage record of Maju’s paternal great-grandparents, Pedro Isaías Mantilla Saavedra and Julia Talia Zolla Bracamonte –