Warren Beatty

by follers on April 28, 2014

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Birth Name: Henry Warren Beaty

Place of Birth: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 30, 1937

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, more distant Irish, remote French, Danish, and Dutch

Warren Beatty is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Reds (1981). He is the brother of actress Shirley MacLaine. Warren is married to actress Annette Bening, with whom he has four children.

His father was American, from Virginia, and his mother was Canadian, from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. His maternal uncle, by marriage, was Canadian politician A. A. MacLeod.

Warren’s paternal grandfather was William Welton Beaty (the son of Henry Warren Beaty and Mary Lavinia/Lavina Pomeroy). Henry was the son of William A. Beaty and Elmira A. Edmonds. Mary Lavinia/Lavina was the daughter of William Montgomery Pomeroy and Lucinda Beaty.

Warren’s paternal grandmother was Ada Virginia Partlow (the daughter of Zachariah Burrell Taylor Partlow and Ruth Valeria Updike). Zachariah was the son of William Dollins Partlow and Margaret Gore. Ruth was the daughter of Daniel Updike and Penelope Johnson.

Warren’s maternal grandfather was Murdoch/Murdock Thomas MacLean (the son of Murdoch/Murdock D. McLean and Annie McLeod). Warren’s great-grandfather Murdoch was the son of Scottish parents, Donald MacLean and Mary S. Symonds, who was from Banffshire. Annie was also the daughter of Scottish parents, John Donald McLeod, from Sutherlandshire, and Christina/Christine “Christy” Kennedy.

Warren’s maternal grandmother was Blanche Henrietta Lehigh (the daughter of Franklin Metcalf/Metcalfe Lehigh and Frances/Fanny May Richards). Franklin was the son of Gideon Lehigh/Leahy and Clarrisa/Clarissa Elizabeth Kilbourn/Killborn. Frances was born in Ireland, to a Protestant family.

Sources: Genealogies of Warren Beatty – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Warren Beatty (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Warren’s paternal grandmother, Ada Virginia (Partlow) Beaty (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Warren Beatty (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Warren’s maternal grandparents, Murdoch Thomas MacLean and Blanche Henrietta Lehigh – https://familysearch.org

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andrew January 9, 2018 at 5:21 am

He has also remote Dutch ancestry. His “Updike” line traces back to Louris Jansen Opdyke

follers February 27, 2017 at 6:21 pm
andrew December 2, 2016 at 6:19 pm

full genealogy:
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=46403&id=I71977

Warren has remote French ancestry from Nicholas Lehugh, born c. 1666, in France. Also his Danish heritage is remote (one ancestor in the 1600s)

andrew August 29, 2016 at 4:53 pm

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