Birth Name: Ted Martin McGinley
Place of Birth: Newport Beach, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 30, 1958
Ethnicity: Irish (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish
Ted McGinley is an American actor. He is known for his role as Jefferson D’Arcy in the sitcom Married… with Children and Charley Shanowski in the sitcom Hope & Faith. Ted is the son of Emily Joan (Martin) and Robert Charles “Bob” McGinley. He is married to actress Gigi Rice.
Ted’s paternal grandparents were John James McGinley (the son of Patrick McGinley and Catherine McLaughlin) and Eva Margarite/Marguerite/Marquette Parker. John was born in Donegal, Ireland. Eva was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
Ted’s maternal grandparents were Orville Whitledge Martin (the son of Thomas W. Martin and Minnie) and Harriet Louise Coleman (the daughter of Harry Leroy Coleman and Eathel Evangeline Compton). Thomas and Minnie was both born in Kentucky. Harry was born in Greenleaf, Kansas. Eathel was born in Jackson, Oregon.
Sources: Marriage record of Ted’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Birth certificate of Ted’s father – https://familysearch.org
Ted’s mother on the 1940 United States Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Ted’s maternal grandparents, Orville Whitledge Martin and Harriet Louise Coleman – https://familysearch.org
Ted’s maternal grandparents, Orville Whitledge Martin and Harriet Louise Coleman, on the 1930 United States Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Ted’s maternal grandmother, Harriet Louise Coleman – http://www.ancestry.com
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