Fabio Porchat

by stlucas on October 14, 2018

Birth Name: Fabio Porchat de Assis

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: July 1, 1983

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other], Italian, 1/32 Swiss-French, distant English

Fabio Porchat is a Brazilian actor, comedian, television host, and writer.

Fabio is the son of Isabella (Robinson) and politician Fabio Ferrari Porchat de Assis.

Fabio’s paternal grandfather was Reinaldo/Reynaldo Porchat de Assis (the son of Antonio Justino Porchat de Assis and Francisca Augusta Pinto). Antonio was born in Brazil, the son of Antonio Justino de Assis, whose father was Portuguese, and of Maria Carlota Porchat, whose father was born in Geneva, Switzerland. Francisca was born in Brazil.

Fabio’s paternal grandmother was Maria de Lourdes de Almeida Ferrari (the daughter of Alcides de Almeida Ferrari and Laura Conceição). Alcides was the son of Estevam Ferrari and Alcinda Cardoso de Almeida. Laura was the daughter of Antonio Augusto Conceição and Laura Correia.

Fabio’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Robinson. Two of Fabio’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents were Elijah James Robinson, whose parents were English, and his wife, Heloiza/Heloisa Barreto, who was born in Brazil.

Fabio’s maternal grandmother is named Maria Alice Manzo.

Source: Genealogy of Fabio’s paternal grandparents, Reinaldo/Reynaldo Porchat de Assis and Maria de Lourdes de Almeida Ferrari –


Kurt Sutter

by madman on October 13, 2018

Birth Name: Kurt Leon Sutter

Place of Birth: Rahway, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 5, 1960

*50% Austrian
*25% Swiss-German
*12.5% German
*12.5% Danish

Kurt Sutter is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.

He is the son of Kathryn T. (Morgl) and Albert P. Sutter. Kurt is married to actress, singer, and songwriter Katey Sagal, with whom he has a daughter.

Kurt’s paternal grandfather was named Albert Sutter. Albert was born in New Jersey, to Swiss parents.

Kurt’s paternal grandmother was named Mary L. Mary was born in New Jersey, to a German father and a Danish mother.

Kurt’s maternal grandparents were Ludvig/Ludwig Morgl and Julia A. Ludvig and Julia were Austrian emigrants, from Eisenberg.

Sources: Kurt’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Kurt’s father –

Kurt’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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Grace Gummer

by follers on October 11, 2018

Grace Gummer – “Wildlife” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA. USA –  Photo Credit: Photography by E /

Birth Name: Grace Jane Gummer

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 9, 1986

Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandmother), German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, approximately 1/16th French, remote Swedish

Grace Gummer is an American actress. She is the daughter of sculptor Don Gummer and actress Meryl Streep. Her siblings are musician and actor Henry Wolfe Gummer, actress Mamie Gummer, and model Louisa Gummer.

Grace’s father has Norwegian, English, and 1/8h French, ancestry. Grace’s mother has German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, and remote French and Swedish, ancestry.

Grace’s paternal grandfather is William Adolph Gummer (the son of William Adolph Gummer and Rosa L. Hutton). Grace’s grandfather William was born in Tennessee. Grace’s great-grandfather William was the son of William Adolph E. Gummer and Kate/Katie E. Robbe, who was of French descent.

Grace’s paternal grandmother is Dorothy Jacobson (the daughter of Stanley Jacobsen/Jacobson and Celia/Cecilia Gesme). Dorothy was born in Wisconsin. Stanley was the son of Thomas Andreas Jacobsen and Berthe Marie/Mary Eids Bakken. Celia was the daughter of Jens James Knudson Gjesme and Inger Mikkelsen/Mickelson. All of Stanley and Celia’s grandparents were Norwegian.

Grace’s maternal grandfather was Harry William Streep (the son of Harry William/Wilbur Streep and Helena/Helen/Carolena “Lena” Huber). Grace’s grandfather Harry was born in New Jersey, and was a pharmaceutical executive. Grace’s great-grandfather Harry was the son of Frederick Streeb/Streep and Elizabeth Amberger/Amsberger, who were born in New Jersey, both of them to German immigrant parents. Helena was the daughter of Wilhelm Balthazar “William” Huber, who was Swiss (of Swiss-German background), born in Giswil, in the canton of Obwalden, and of Helena/Carolina Fredericka “Lena” Halter/Haltee, whose parents were German.

Grace’s maternal grandmother was Mary Wolf Wilkinson (the daughter of Harry Rockafellow Wilkinson and Mary Agnes “Mamie” Wolf). Grace’s grandmother Mary Wolf was born in New York, and was a fine-artist and art editor. Harry was the son of Eleazer Twining Wilkinson and Margaretta/Margaret Scarborough Betts. Grace’s great-grandmother Mary “Mamie” Agnes was the daughter of Henry Charles Wolf, who was born in Pennsylvania, to German parents, and of Mary Agnes McFadden, who was born in Ireland, the daughter Manus McFadden and Grace Strain.

Sources: Genealogy of Grace Gummer –

Genealogy of Grace’s father –

Obituary of Grace’s paternal grandfather, William Adolph Gummer –

Genealogy of Grace’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Jacobson (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Grace’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Jacobson, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Grace’s paternal great-grandfather, Stanley Jacobsen/Jacobson, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Grace’s paternal great-grandmother, Celia Gesme, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogies of Grace’s mother –

Genealogy of Grace Gummer (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Grace’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) –

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

Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frederick Streeb/Streep and Elizabeth Amberger/Amsberger, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Family history of Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Helena/Helen/Carolena “Lena” Huber –

Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Wilhelm Balthazar “William” Huber and Helena/Carolina Fredericka “Lena” Halter/Haltee, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Grace’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Agnes “Mamie” Wolf, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Death record of Grace’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Henry Charles Wolf and Mary Agnes McFadden –


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 –


Kent Osborne

by stlucas on October 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUN 26: Kent Osborne at the premiere of ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ held at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California on June 26, 2011.

Birth Name: Kent M. Osborne

Place of Birth: Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1969

Ethnicity: Slovak, English, German, Swiss-German, distant Danish, likely some Dutch

Kent Osborne is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and television producer.

Kent is the son of Paulette and Jeffrey Osborne.

Kent’s brother, Mark, is also a film producer. They were raised in Vermont and New Jersey.

Kent’s paternal grandfather was Ralph/Raleph Elbert Osborne (the son of Seth Watson Osborne and Augusta Moore Weller). Ralph was born in New Jersey. Seth was born in Connecticut, the son of James L. Osborne and Caroline M. Farvour/Farver. Augusta was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Henry Harrison Weller and Ella Beekman Quick.

Kent’s paternal grandmother was Lorraine Minen (the daughter of Benjamin Salowik and Helen Minen).

Kent’s maternal grandfather was Paul Michael Hubans (the son of Charles Hubans and Sophia Durbal/Derbhly). Paul was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, who were Slovak speakers.

Kent’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Reday (the daughter of John Reday and Elizabeth). Kent’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania. John was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Czechoslovakia, George Reday and Mary Charbon, who were Slovak. Kent’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania, also to parents from Czechoslovakia.

Sources: Marriage record of Kent’s parents –

Obituary of Kent’s maternal grandfather, Paul Michael Hubans –

Photo by Joe Seer/