Ron Balicki

by stlucas on July 5, 2018

Diana Lee Inosanto and Ron Balicki – “Sinners & Saints” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Archlight Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Keadrick D. Washington / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ronald Joseph Balicki, Jr.

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 2, 1963

*Polish (father)
*Cajun/French (mother)

Ron Balicki is an American actor, stuntman, and martial artist.

Ron is the son of Sylvia Ann (Thezan) and Ronald “Ron” Balicki, Sr. Ron’s father is of Polish descent. Ron’s mother has Cajun/French ancestry. Ron is married to actress, stuntwoman, and martial artist Diana Lee Inosanto, with whom he has two children.

Ron’s paternal grandfather likely is/was Edward Balicki (the son of Leopold Balicki and Karolina/Carolina Kowalczyk). Edward was born in Illinois. Leopold and Karolina were Polish.

Ron’s paternal grandmother likely is/was Jean Smalec (the daughter of Stanley Smalec and Anna Sliwa). Jean was born in Illinois. Stanley and Anna were Polish.

Ron’s maternal grandfather was Edwin Joseph Thezan (the son of Joseph E. Thézan and Ernestine Eugenie Rillieux). Edwin was born in Louisiana. Joseph was born in Louisiana, the son of Sidney Thézan and Rosella Deslonde. Ernestine was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Pierre Rillieux and Marie Louise Emclicerte.

Ron’s maternal grandmother was Ethel Mary Lafou. Ethel was born in Louisiana.

Sources: Birth record of Ron’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Ron’s uncle (mother’s brother), Charles P. “Chuck” Thezan – http://articles.chicagotribune.com


Lilian Bach

by fraciscovargas1545 on June 29, 2018

Birth Name: Lilian Bola Bach

Place of Birth: Lagos Island, Nigeria

Date of Birth: c. 1970s

*Polish (father)
*Yoruba (mother)

Lilian Bach is a Nigerian actress. Her father is Polish and her mother is a Yoruba Nigerian.


John DeLuca

by stlucas on June 24, 2018

John DeLuca – “Tomorrowland” World Premiere – Arrivals – AMC Downtown Disney 12 – Anaheim, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Longmeadow, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 25, 1986

*Italian (father)
*likely Polish (mother)

John DeLuca is an American actor and singer. He is also known as Johnny DeLuca.

John is the son of Deborah L. “Debbie” (Topor) and John DeLuca. John’s father is of Italian descent. John’s mother likely has Polish ancestry.

John’s paternal grandfather was Thomas A. DeLuca (the son of Thomas DeLuca and Madeline/Madoline Insardi). John’s grandfather Thomas was born in New York. John’s great-grandparents Thomas and Madeline were born in New York, each to Italian parents.

John’s paternal grandmother was Vivian M. Daffara (the daughter of John Daffara and Albina Masoero). Vivian was born in New York. John was born in Italy. Albina was born in New York.

Sources: Obituaries of John’s paternal grandfather, Thomas A. DeLuca – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of John’s paternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Joanne (Daffara) Rebeiro – http://www.legacy.com

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Jane Hajduk

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Tim Allen, Jane Hajduk – The Paley Center for Media Annual Los Angeles “Salute to Excellence” Gala Honoring Mary Hart and Al Michaels – Arrivals – Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 2 – False – Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jane K. Hajduk

Place of Birth: Oil City, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 26, 1966

*75% Polish
*25% Irish, English

Jane Hajduk is an American actress.

Jane is the daughter of Elizabeth (Barrett) and Matthew J. Hajduk. She is married to actor and comedian Tim Allen, with whom she has a daughter.

Jane’s paternal grandparents were George J. Hajduk and Catherine/Catharine Dyzak/Dyjak. George and Catherine were born in Poland, and were listed as Polish speakers on the 1930 U.S. Census.

Jane’s maternal grandfather was William Owen “Bill” Barrett (the son of Owen Joseph Barrett and Mary Elizabeth Battin). William was born in Pennsylvania. Jane’s great-grandfather Owen was the son of Irish parents, Patrick J. Barrett and Mary Agnes Madden. Jane’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of William P. Battin, whose mother was Irish, and of Martha Dolson.

Jane’s maternal grandmother was Helen Feroz (the daughter of Felix/Felex F. Feroz/Feros and Eleanore Gabryszewski). Felix was born in Poland, the son of Joseph Feroz. Eleanore was born in Poland, the daughter of Anthony Gabryszewski/Gabreski and Madalina Sezalko.

Sources: Genealogy of Jane Hajduk (focusing on her father’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org

Obituary of Jane’s maternal grandfather, William Owen “Bill” Barrett – http://newspaperarchive.com


Eric Nenninger

by stlucas on June 10, 2018

Eric Nenninger – HBO Series “True Blood” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – The Cinerama Dome – Hollywood, CA. USA – Keywords: Eric Nenninger – False – – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Eric John Nenninger

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 19, 1978

Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Irish, Polish, likely French

Eric Nenninger is an American actor.

Eric is the son of Joan (Wrobel) and Joseph Charles “Joe” Nenninger. He is married to actress Angel Parker, with whom he has two children. Angel is African-American.

Eric’s paternal grandfather was Glennon E. Nenninger (the son of Charles Frank Nenninger and Lillie Laumann). Charles was born in Missouri. Lillie was the daughter of Phillip Laumann and Josephine “Josie” Hemmerie.

Eric’s paternal grandmother was Olive Pamelia Muschamp (the daughter of Joseph Muschamp, Jr. and Ruby G. Kindred). Eric’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of English parents, Joseph Muschamp and Pamelia/Amelia Morgan. Ruby was the daughter of Maud/Maude M. Jacques.

Eric’s maternal grandfather was John Eugene “Gene” Wrobel, Jr. John had Polish ancestry.

Eric’s maternal grandmother was Mary Frances Denny (who likely was the daughter of Roy Jackson Denny and Mary). Roy was the son of Andrew Jackson Denny/Denney and Elizabeth Ann Hardin. Mary’s great-grandmother Mary was born in Illinois, to Irish parents.

Sources: http://www.stltoday.com

Obituary of Eric’s sister, Sheri (Nenninger) Wilson – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Eric’s paternal grandfather, Glennon E. Nenninger – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Eric’s paternal grandmother, Olive Pamelia (Muschamp) Nenninger – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Eric’s maternal grandmother, Mary Frances (Denny) Wrobel – http://www.findagrave.com