Alex Kingi

Kingi with mother Lindsay Wagner in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Alex Nathan Kingi

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 7, 1986

*father – African-American, one quarter Japanese, one eighth Louisiana Creole [French, African]
*mother – English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, distant Dutch and French

Alex Kingi is an American stuntperson and actor. He is the son of actor, model, author, singer, acting coach, and adjunct professor Lindsay Wagner (Lindsay Jean Wagner) and stuntperson and actor Henry Kingi (Masao Henry Kingi). His half-brother is stuntman Hank Kingi.

Alex’s paternal grandfather was Masao Kingi (the son of Inomata Kingi and Genevieve Beckham). Masao was born in Florida. Inomata was Japanese, from Niigata. Genevieve was black, and was the daughter of Ephraim Beckham, who was African-American, from Alabama, and Mary E. Farinas/Farines/Ferinas, who was born in Pensacola, Florida, likely of Spanish and African and/or Native American descent.

Alex’s paternal grandmother was Henriella D. Dunn (the daughter of Henry Maceo Dunn and Essie Lee Filhiol). Henriella was black, and was born in Illinois, to parents from Louisiana. Henry was the son of James Morrison Dunn and Zilla A. Morehead. Essie was the daughter of John Filhiol, who was a Louisiana Creole, of French and African descent, and of Ella Green, whose parents were African-American, from Georgia.

Alex’s maternal grandfather was Billy Nowels Wagner (the son of Virgil Oscar Wagner and Alice Ellen Nowells). Billy was born in Beloit, Mitchell, Kansas. Virgil was born in Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, the son of Ralph Oscar Wagner, whose mother was Canadian, and of Verna M. Cleveland. Alice was born in Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, the daughter of George William Nowells and Matie Gray.

Alex’s maternal grandmother was Marilyn Louise Thrasher (the daughter of Edward Lee Thrasher and Louise Anna Edwards). Marilyn was born in Los Angeles County, California. Edward was born in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, the son of Schuyler E. Thrasher, whose parents were Canadian, and of Paulina/Lena Anna Reiman, whose parents were German. Alex’s great-grandmother Louise was born in Florence, Fremont, Colorado, the daughter of Richard Riley Edwards and Mary Ann Llewellyn, who was Welsh.

Sources: Marriage record of Alex’s paternal grandparents, Masao Kingi and Henriella Dunn –

Genealogy of Alex’s paternal grandfather, Masao Kingi –

Alex’s great-grandmother, Genevieve Beckham, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Alex’s great-great-grandmother, Mary E. Farinas/Farines/Ferinas –

Alex’s paternal grandfather, Henriella D. Dunn, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Alex’s paternal grandmother, Henriella D. Dunn –

Genealogies of Alex’s mother –

1 Response

  1. madman says:

    Wait, why does it say that his mother is part African-American?

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