Birth Name: Taj Vasant Leonardo Hatt
Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 7, 1990
*father – German, English, Irish, Danish, 1/16th Mexican
*mother – Italian, Polish
Amadeus Serafini is an American actor and model. His roles include the series Scream and the film Summer Days, Summer Nights. He was born in Los Angeles, California, and was raised between the U.S and Europe.
His surname, from his mother, is of Italian origin. His mother is of half Italian and half Polish descent. His father is of German, English, Irish, Danish, and one sixteenth Mexican, ancestry. Amadeus speaks fluent English, French, and Italian.
Amadeus’ paternal grandfather was Donald Fredrick Hatt (the son of Fredrick August Hatt and Bernice Leora Watson). Donald was born in Iowa. Amadeus’ great-grandfather Fredrick was born in Iowa, to German parents, Charles Hatt and Johanna Henriette Caroline Brandt. Bernice was born in Iowa, the daughter of Nathan D. Watson and Mary Frances Seary.
Amadeus’ paternal grandmother was Beverly Jeanne Taylor (the daughter of William Hammond Taylor and Ruby Madeline Poulson). Beverly was born in Utah. William was born in Colorado, the son of Charles Elisha Taylor, whose mother was Mexican, and of Mary Theresa Lally, whose parents were Irish. Ruby was born in Utah, to Danish parents, Niels Christian Poulson and Caroline Pedersen.
Amadeus’ maternal grandfather was Ferdinand Francis Serafini (the son of Frederick/Fredrick M. Serafini and Olga Marchi Arata/Arcata). Ferdinand was born in Connecticut or New York. Frederick was born in Connecticut, to a father from Italy, Ferdinand D. Serafini, and a mother from Connecticut, Teresa DeLeo, who was also of Italian descent. Olga was born in Rome, Italy.
Amadeus’ maternal grandmother is Agnes Zawacki (the daughter of Frank Zawacki and Mary Cherwinski). Agnes is of Polish descent.
Genealogy of Amadeus’ paternal grandparents, Donald Fredrick Hatt and Beverly Jeanne Taylor – https://www.familysearch.org
Amadeus’ maternal grandfather, Ferdinand Francis Serafini, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Amadeus’ maternal grandfather, Ferdinand Francis Serafini – http://www.legacy.com
Amadeus’ maternal great-grandfather, Frederick/Fredrick M. Serafini, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Amadeus’ maternal great-grandfather, Frederick/Fredrick M. Serafini – http://articles.courant.com