Anthony Atamanuik

Birth Name: Anthony Lawrence Atamanuik

Date of Birth: June 15, 1974

Ethnicity:
*father – Ukrainian, possibly other
*maternal grandfather – Italian
*maternal grandmother – Ashkenazi Jewish

Anthony Atamanuik is an American writer, actor, and comedian.

He is the son of Marlena Yannetti, an actress and dancer, and Larry Atamanuik, a Canadian musician.

Anthony’s surname is Ukrainian.

Anthony’s maternal grandfather was Gildo Anthony/Antonio Yannetti (the son of Gildo Fedele Amatino “Martin” Iannetti/Yannetti and Theresa/Teresa L. Gioiosa). Anthony’s grandfather Gildo was born in Massachusetts. Anthony’s great-grandfather Gildo was born in Carpineto della Nora, Abruzzo, the son of Antonio Iannetti and Maria Pignoli. Teresa was also Italian.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother was Thelma “Tillie” Bengin/Bengen (the daughter of Louis Bengen/Bengin/Beugen/Begen and Rose Silverman). Thelma was born in New York, to a Russian Jewish father and a Lithuanian Jewish mother.

Sources: Anthony’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –¬†https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Anthony’s maternal grandparents, Gildo Anthony/Antonio Yannetti and Thelma “Tillie” Bengin/Bengen –¬†https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. madman says:

    His father is Canadian.

    https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bengen-6
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFM6-DXM
    Thelma —> Thelma “Tillie”
    Louis Bengin was born in Russia.
    Rose Silverman was born in Lithuania.

    Bengin —> Bengen/Bengin/Beugen/Begen

  2. madman says:

    Martin/Amatino Yannetti —> Gildo Fedele Amatino Iannetti “Martin” Yannetti Gildo was born in Carpineto della Nora, the son of Antonio Iannetti and Maria Pignoli.
    Teresa was also Italian.

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