Julie Lake

by stlucas on October 7, 2018

Julie Lake – 2017 Variety Celebratory Brunch Event for Awards Nominees Benefitting Motion Picture Television Fund – Arrivals – Cecconi’s, 8764 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood, CA, USA –  Photo Credit:

Birth Name: Julia Elizabeth Lake

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 24, 1982

Ethnicity: Slovenian (maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Swiss-German, possibly other

Julie Lake is an American actress.

Julie is the daughter of Susan and David Lake. She was raised in Palo Alto, California. She is married to screenwriter Jeff Cahn.

Julie’s maternal grandfather was Charles J. Centa (the son of Carl/Karl Centa and Frances Turk). Charles was born in Ohio, to parents from Yugoslavia, who were Slovenian speakers.

Julie’s maternal grandmother was Lillian Esther/Ester Armstrong (the daughter of Francis Jerome “Frank” Armstrong, Sr. and Sarah Lee Childs). Lillian was born in Texas. Francis was born in Georgia, the son of James Thomas Armstrong and Fredonia Maude Boston. Sarah was born in Texas, to parents from Mississippi.

Source: Genealogy of Julie’s mother –


Katherine Barrell

by Harriet on September 25, 2018

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: February 12, 1990

Ethnicity: Italian, French, Slovenian

Katherine Barrell is an American actress, writer, producer, and director.

She is married to actor Ray Galletti, whom she met on the set on My Ex Ex.

Photo by kathclick/


Micah Alberti

by stlucas on July 5, 2018

Micah Alberti and Rumer Willis – “Project Natal” World Premiere for XBOX 360 – Arrivals – Galen Center – Los Angeles, CA. USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 2 – False – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Birth Name: Micah A. Alberti

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

Date of Birth: August 19, 1984

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), English, German, some Dutch, 1/8th Croatian, 1/8th Slovenian

Micah Alberti is an American model and actor.

Micah is the son of Dona B. (Nekich) and Terry Raymond Alberti. Micah’s father is of Italian, English, German, and some Dutch descent.

Micah’s paternal grandfather was Andrew Joseph Alberti (who likely was the son of Rosco Alberti and Nina). Andrew was born in Wisconsin. Rosco was born in Italy, the son of Joe Alberti. Nina was born in Wisconsin, to Italian parents.

Micah’s paternal grandmother was Joyce A. Potter (the daughter of Raymond A. Potter and Hazel Faye Berg). Joyce was born in Wisconsin. Raymond was born in Wisconsin, the son of Charles Hadley Potter and Katherine Elizabeth Schaub. Hazel was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Jonas S. Berg and Frances Louisa/Louise Cate.

Micah’s maternal grandfather was James Nekich (the son of George Nekich and Elizabeth Aspinwall). James was born in Wisconsin. George was born in Yugoslavia, and was listed as a Croatian speaker on the 1930 U.S. Census. Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of George Aspinwall, who was English, and of Mary Bush, whose father was German.

Micah’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ann Rudnick (the daughter of Edward Rudnick and Mary Mavetz). Mary Ann was born in Wisconsin. Edward was born in Wisconsin. Micah’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of parents from Slovenia, Joseph “Joe” Mavetz/Mavec, Sr. and Frances Koprivetz/Kaprivetz/Koprovitz.

Sources: Marriage record of Micah’s parents –

Obituary of Micah’s paternal grandfather, Andrew Joseph Alberti –

Obituary of Micah’s uncle (mother’s brother), Daniel E. Nekich –

Obituary of Micah’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Raymond E. Rudnick –


Camila Morrone

by madman on May 21, 2018

Camila Morrone – 2015 Angel Ball – Cipriani Wall Street – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Loredana Sangiuliano /

Birth Name: Camila Rebeca Morrone Polak

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S. or Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Birth: June 16, 1997

Ethnicity: Argentinian [Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, Slovenian]

Camila Morrone is an Argentinian-American model and actress.

She is the daughter of Lucila Solá (born Lucila Polak), an actress, and Máximo Morrone. Her uncle (mother’s brother) is lawyer Federico Gabriel Polak. Her great-aunt was pathologist Julia Polak.

Camila’s maternal grandfather was Federico Gabriel Polak, a politician (the son of Carlos Polak, a lawyer and judge, and Rebeca Mactas Alpersohn, a writer). Federico was Jewish. Rebeca was the daughter of Isaac Mactas and Nanie Alpersohn, whose father was from Kam’yanets’-Podil’s’kyi, Khmel’nyts’ka oblast, Ukraine and whose mother was from Austria.

Camila’s maternal grandmother is named Mariana Skulj.

Source: Genealogy of Camila’s maternal grandfather, Federico Gabriel Polak (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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Rob Mayes

by stlucas on March 21, 2018

Rob Mayes – Ubisoft’s “Rainbow Six Siege” Launch Party – Arrivals – Exchange LA – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Pepper Pike, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 17, 1984

*English, Slovenian, possibly other (father)
*Lithuanian (mother)

Rob Mayes is an American actor, musician, and model.

Rob is the son of Diana (Strimaitis) and Robert F. Mayes. Rob has a brother, Alex. Rob’s father has English, Slovenian, and possibly other, ancestry. Rob’s mother is of Lithuanian ancestry.

Rob’s paternal grandfather was named Harry Mayes.

Rob’s paternal grandmother was Elise R. Kapel (the daughter of Frank Kapel and Mary/Marie). Elise was born in Ohio, to parents from either Italy, Yugoslavia, or Austria, and who were likely ethnic Slovenians. Frank was the son of Joseph Kapel.

Rob’s maternal grandfather was Anicetas “Tony” Strimaitis (the son of Leonas Strimaitis and Magdalena Mikulitis). Anicetas was of Lithuanian descent.

Rob’s maternal grandmother was Stase Andrusaitis (the daughter of Joseph Andrusaitis/Andrusaityte and Ursala Linetas). Stase was of Lithuanian descent.

Sources: Obituary of Rob’s paternal grandfather, Harry Mayes –

Marriage record of Rob’s maternal grandparents, Anicetas “Tony” Strimaitis and Stase Andrusaitis –

Obituary of Rob’s maternal grandfather, Anicetas “Tony” Strimaitis –

Obituary of Rob’s maternal grandmother, Stase (Andrusaitis) Strimaitis –