Birth Name: Adrienne Jo Barbeau
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States
Date of Birth: June 11, 1945
Adrienne Barbeau is an American actress, singer, and author. Her roles include The Fog (1980), Creepshow (1982), and Carnivàle, among many other films and series.
Her father was of three quarters German, one eighth French, and one eighth Irish, ancestry. Her mother was of Armenian descent. Adrienne is married to actor, playwright, and producer Billy Van Zandt. Adrienne has a son, Cody, with her former husband, director, writer, and composer John Carpenter; and two children with Billy. Billy’s half-brother is musician and actor Steven Van Zandt.
Adrienne’s paternal grandfather was Louis Albert Barbeau (the son of Joseph Barbeau and Mary Gaske). Louis was born in Minnesota. Joseph was the son of Georges Barbeau, who was French or French-Canadian, and of Marguerite O’Brien, who was Irish. Adrienne’s great-grandmother Mary Gaske was German.
Adrienne’s paternal grandmother was Bertha Degnath (the daughter of August DeGnath and Bertha Slumsky). Adrienne’s grandmother Bertha was born in Illinois, to German parents.
Adrienne’s maternal grandfather was named Simon Hagop Nalbandian. Simon was Armenian.
Adrienne’s maternal grandmother was named Marineh Buyuklian. Marineh was Armenian.
Adrienne’s paternal grandfather, Louis Albert Barbeau, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Adrienne’s paternal grandmother, Bertha Degnath, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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