Annalise Basso

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Basso in 2016, photo by

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 2, 1998

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Italian, as well as German, Irish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Annalise Basso is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the show Snowpiercer, in the films Standing Up, Oculus, Captain Fantastic, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Slender Man, Ladyworld, and The Bloodhound, and in V. C. Andrews’ Casteel saga telefilms on Lifetime. She is the sister of actors Gabriel Basso and Alexandria Basso. The word “basso” means “short” in Italian.

Annalise’s paternal grandfather was Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso, Jr. (the son of Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso and Margaretta/Margaret Crescio). Annalise’s grandfather Louis was born in Michigan, to parents who were born in Ohio, to families from Genoa, Italy. Annalise’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of Victor John Basso and Angela “Jennie” Rosasco. Margaretta was the daughter of Carlo/Charles Crescio and Rosa Gattorna.

Annalise’s paternal grandmother was Judith/Judy M. Anderson (the daughter of Lee C. Anderson and Marjorie C. Maloney). Judith was born in Michigan. Lee was the son of Clarence L. Anderson and Jeanette/Janette “Nettie” Laird. Marjorie was the daughter of Arthur Elmo Maloney, who was Irish, and of Georgia Coules Isles.

Annalise’s maternal grandfather was Robert Langley Wood, Jr. (the son of Robert Langley Wood, Sr. and Augusta Jean Sharp). Annalise’s grandfather Robert was born in California. Annalise’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Henry Corn Wood, whose father was English, and of Florence Louise Langley. Augusta was the daughter of Thomas Leighton Sharp and Blanche Pratt. Thomas’s mother, Annalise’s great-great-great-grandmother, was botanist, poet, and suffragist Katharine Dooris Sharp; who was born in Ulster, Ireland, as Emily Katharine Dooris.

Annalise’s maternal grandmother was Shirley Ann Cole (the daughter of Warren Gregory Cole and Leona Frances Johnston). Shirley was born in Missouri. Warren was the son of George Truman Cole and Ida Pearl Tumy. Leona was the daughter of Charles Erwin Johnston and Laura Elizabeth Henry.

Sources: Genealogy of Annalise Basso –

Annalise’s paternal grandfather, Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso, Jr., on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Annalise’s paternal grandmother, Judith/Judy M. Anderson, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Annalise’s maternal grandfather, Robert Langley Wood, Jr. –

Marriage record of Annalise’s maternal great-grandparents, Robert Langley Wood and Augusta Jean Sharp –

4 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    Guess her italian part did not came out strong on her make up. But of course you can be italian and also have a pale complexion, light eyes, light hair, etc… But she looks very northern european no doubt, after all it’s 75% of her ancestry.

    • Jason 7 says:

      Including redheads such as Italian film actress Nicoletta Elmi.

      And one need only look at Italian renaissance paintings in order to get an idea of the variety of phenotypes there.

  2. andrew says:

    Anyone on her mother’s background?

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