Andrew Bryniarski

Celebrity Connected Pre-Oscar Gifting Suites in Los Angeles on February 21, 2015

Bryniarski in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 13, 1969

*father – Polish
*mother – German, Irish

Andrew Bryniarski is an American actor and bodybuilder. His roles include the films Batman Returns, The Program (1993), Street Fighter (1994), and Leatherface / Thomas Hewitt in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. He is 6′5″.

Andrew’s paternal grandfather was named Frank J. Bryniarski.

Andrew’s paternal grandmother was Elinor/Eleonar A. Strozyk (the daughter of Stanley Strozyk and Mary Franckowiak). Elinor was born in Pennsylvania. Stanley was Polish. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.

Andrew’s maternal grandfather was Chester T. Daly (the son of William John Daly, Sr. and Sara Edna Troxel/Troxell). Chester was born in Rensselaer, New York.

Andrew’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy M. Kleinman (the daughter of Harry G. Kleinman and May M. Sheip). Dorothy was born in Pennsylvania. Harry was born in Philadelphia, to German parents, Gottlieb Kleinmann and Augusta Grabil. May was the daughter of John J. Sheip and Sally/Sallie Bloom.

Sources: Andrew’s paternal grandmother, Elinor/Eleonar A. Strozyk, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Andrew’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy M. Kleinman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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