Armen Nahapetian

Place of Birth: California, U.S.

Date of Birth: 2007

*father – likely Armenian Iranian
*mother – Italian, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, remote French and Welsh

Armen Nahapetian is an American actor. He played the young version of Joaquín Phoenix’s character in Beau Is Afraid.

Armen’s father was born in Iran, and was likely of Armenian descent. His mother is American. He is the brother of musician and actor Remy Nahapetian and actor Marcel Nahapetian.

Armen’s maternal grandfather was James A. Hilsabeck (the son of John Richard Hilsabeck and Mary Anne Walker). John was the son of Lester Clyde Hilsabeck, whose maternal grandparents were of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish background; and of Mary Loraine Wendling, whose grandparents were ethnic Germans, and emigrated from both Germany and France. Armen’s great-grandmother Mary Anne was the daughter of Mark C. Walker and May Callahan.

Armen’s maternal grandmother was named Lorraine Pepitone (the daughter of parents surnamed Pepitone and Straugha/Straughan).

Source: Genealogy of Armen’s maternal great-grandfather, John Richard Hilsabeck –

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