Ted McGinley

by madman on January 23, 2016

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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 father on the 1930 United States Census – https://familysearch.org
Ted’s father on the 1940 United States Census – 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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madman January 24, 2016 at 8:40 am

CORRECTION: It should say Theodore instead of Ted in his birth name.

follers January 24, 2016 at 12:13 pm

McGinley’s birth record lists his name as Ted, though.
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2BW-MC2

madman January 24, 2016 at 1:12 pm

Oh, I didn’t see that before. All other sources lists his birth name as Theodore, so I simply assumed it was his real name.

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