André the Giant
Birth Name: André René Roussimoff
Date of Birth: 19 May, 1946
Place of Birth: Moliens, France
Date of Death: 27 January, 1993
Place of Death: Paris, France
Ethnicity: Bulgarian, Polish
André the Giant was a French professional wrestler and actor. He was the son of Mariann (Maraszek) and Boris Roussimoff. His father was born in Ribaritsa, Teteven, Lovec, Bulgaria. His mother was born in Korytnica, Węgrów County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland. André had a daughter.
André’s maternal grandfather was named Antoine Maraszek.
André’s maternal grandmother was named Anne Pedzikowska.
Source: Genealogy of André the Giant (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com