— Ali Astin (@AliAstin) October 21, 2018
Birth Name: Alexandra Louise Astin
Place of Birth: California, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 27, 1996
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), Irish, German, English
Ali Astin is an American actress. She is the daughter of producer Christine Harrell and actor Sean Astin, a half-niece of actor Mackenzie Astin, a granddaughter of actress Patty Duke, and a granddaughter, by adoption, of actor John Astin.
Ali’s biological paternal grandfather is writer Michael Tell (the son of Jacob “Jack” Tell and Beatrice “Bea” Goldstein). Jacob was the son of Austrian Jewish parents, Joseph Tell and Dwora/Dora Goldstein. Beatrice was the daughter of Polish Jewish parents, Charles Goldstein and Bessie Fischer.
Ali’s paternal grandmother was Anna Marie “Patty” Duke (the daughter of John Patrick Duke and Frances Margaret McMahon). Patty Duke was born in New York. John was the son of Irish parents, from Longford, James Bartholomew Duke and Katherine/Catherine Ann O’Hara. Frances was the daughter of Michael J. McMahon, whose parents were Irish, and of Hannah Engleman/Ingleman/Ingelman, who was born in Pennsylvania, to a father of German descent and an Irish mother.
Ali’s maternal grandfather was Frank Joseph Harrell (the son of Frank F. Harrell and Laverne Long). Frank was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Clyde Francis Harrell, who was born in Indiana, U.S., and of Emily Lilia Bulmer.
Ali’s maternal grandmother is Robina L. Schroeder (the son of Martin Edward Schroeder and Lois Emma Faulstich). Martin was the son of Martin Frederick Schroeder, whose parents were German, and of Gertrude Nebelung, who was also of German descent. Lois was the daughter of Walter Albert Faulstich and Bertha M. Ringer, and had German, and some English, ancestry.
Sources: Ali’s paternal biological great-grandfather, Jacob “Jack” Tell, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Ali’s biological paternal great-grandmother, Beatrice “Bea” Goldstein, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Ali’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Ali’s paternal great-grandfather, John Patrick Duke, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Ali’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Michael J. McMahon and Hannah Engleman/Ingleman/Ingelman, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Michael J. McMahon and Hannah Engleman/Ingleman/Ingelman on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Ali’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank F. Harrell, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ali’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank F. Harrell – https://www.familysearch.org
Ali’s maternal great-grandfather, Martin Edward Schroeder, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ali’s maternal great-grandfather, Martin Edward Schroeder – https://whatsnewlaporte.com
Ali’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Walter Albert Faulstich, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org