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Brannon Braga

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Brannon Braga – 2016 PaleyLive LA – “Salem” TV Series Season 3 Premiere Screening and Conversation – Arrivals – The Paley Center for Media, 465 N Beverly Drive – Beverly Hills, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Brannon Michael Braga

Place of Birth: Bozeman, Montana, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 14 or August 15, 1965

Ethnicity: Italian, Serbian, English, possibly other

Brannon Braga is an American television producer, director, and screenwriter.

Brannon is the son of Scherry Elaine Novakovich and John Mark Braga. He has a sister, Tasha.

Brannon’s paternal grandfather was Felix John Braga (the son of Antonio/Anthony Braga and Angelina Toti). Felix was born in Minnesota, to Italian parents.

Brannon’s paternal grandmother was named Ann Rudman.

Brannon’s maternal grandfather was Leslie Vladimir “Monk” Novakovich (the son of Milan Nikolai Novakovich and Agnes O. Ozanich). Leslie was born in Wyoming. Milan was born in Andrijevica, Yugoslavia (now Andrijevica, Montenegro), the son of Nik Novakovich and Mary Marinovich. Agnes was born in Austria, the daughter of Johann/John Ozanich/Ozanic and Margaret. Milan was listed as a Serbian speaker on the 1930 U.S. Census.

Brannon’s maternal grandmother was Bertha Louise “Bettie/Betty” Newsone (the daughter of Ed/Jack R. Newsone and Bertha Tennessee Winchester). Ed and Bertha were born in Tennessee.

Sources: Marriage record of Brannon’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Brannon’s maternal grandfather, Leslie “Monk” Novakovich – http://www.familysearch.org

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Stefan Kapičić

by madman on April 28, 2018

Stefan Kapicic – Secret Room Gifting Lounge in Honor of the 2018 Golden Globes – SLS Beverly Hills Hotel, 465 S La Cienega Blvd – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sir Jones / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany

Date of Birth: December 1, 1978

Ethnicity: Montenegrin/Serbian

Stefan Kapičić is a Serbian actor.

Stefan was born in Cologne, Germany, and was raised in Serbia. He is the son of Slobodanka “Beba” Zugić, an actress, and Dragan Kapičić, a basketball player. His father is Serbian and his mother is Montenegrin. His parents were born in Belgrade, Serbia.

Stefan is married to Croatian actress Ivana Horvat.

Stefan’s paternal grandfather was named Jovo Kapičić. Jovo was born in Gaeta, Italy, of Montenegrin descent.

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Dillon Francis

by Manila on April 21, 2018

Birth Name: Dillon Hart Francis

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 5, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Serbian, Croatian (mother)

Dillon Francis is an American DJ and record producer.

His father, Robert Drew Francis, is an American alternative medicine doctor. His mother, Katica (Kranzelić), is Serbo-Croatian.

Source: Birth record of Dillon Francis – https://www.familysearch.org

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Sarah Sokolovic

by stlucas on March 26, 2018

Sarah Sokolovic – HBO’s “Big Little Lies” TV Series Season 1 Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theater, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 9, 1980

Ethnicity:
*Serbian (father)
*Swedish, English, German (mother)

Sarah Sokolovic is an American film, television, and theatre actress.

Sarah is the daughter of Donna Mae (Stowell) Mandelin and Dimso “Dan” Sokolovic. Sarah’s father likely was born in Germany, and was of Serbian descent. Sarah’s mother is American, and has English, German, and Swedish roots.

Sarah’s paternal grandfather was Bozidar Sokolovic (the son of Simo Sokolovic and Stanislava Brkovic). Bozidar was born in Drvar, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Sarah’s paternal grandmother was Nevenka Radjenovic (the daughter of Stevan “Stevo” Radjenovic and Mileva). Nevenka was born in Lika, Yugoslavia (now Croatia).

Sarah’s maternal grandfather was Donald George Stowell (the son of George Guy Stowell and Augusta). George was the son of George B. “Geo” Stowell and Merilla Dette Pease. Augusta was born in Sweden.

Sarah’s maternal grandmother was Evelyn Margaret Vollbrecht (the daughter of Frank Vollbrecht and Otellia/Otelia Scharnow). Frank was the son of German parents, Henry Vollbrecht and Maria Schulz. Ottelia was also the daughter of German parents, August Scharnow and Emilie Lichtenberg.

Sources: Genealogy of Sarah Sokolovic – http://www.genealogy.com

Obituary of Sarah’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Sarah’s maternal grandfather, Donald G. Stowell – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Sarah’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn Margaret Stowell – http://www.familysearch.org

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Paula Marshall

by stlucas on March 26, 2018

Paula Marshall – 35th People’s Choice Awards Nomination Announcement Press Conference – The Peninsula Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA. USA – Keywords: Paula Marshall – False – – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Birth Name: Paula Marie Marshall

Place of Birth: Rockville, Maryland, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 12, 1964

Ethnicity:
*Irish, Austrian (father)
*Serbian (mother)

Paula Marshall is an American actress.

Paula is the daughter of Betty (Matijevich) and James Gerard “Jim” Marshall. Her brother is Virginia politician Bob Marshall.

Paula is married to actor Danny Nucci, with whom she has a daughter.

Paula’s paternal grandfather was Patrick Joseph Marshall, Sr. (the son of James “Jim” Marshall and Mary White). James was born in Ireland, the son of John Marshall and Ellen Goulden. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to Irish parents.

Paula’s paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth M. Getz. Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Austria.

Paula’s maternal grandparents were Milovan “Milan” Matijevich and Danica “Dorothy” Popovich. Milovan and Danica were born in Yugoslavia, and were ethnic Serbians.

Sources: Obituary of Paula’s father – http://www.washingtonpost.com

Obituary of Paula’s mother – http://obittree.com

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