Barak Hardley

12/06/2017 – Barak Hardley – “The Pirates of Somalia” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Grauman’s Chinese Theatre – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Barak John Hardley

Place of Birth: St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 28, 1975

*English, possibly other (father)
*German (mother)

Barak Hardley is a American actor and writer.

Barak’s paternal grandfather was Walter Arnold Hardley (the son of Walter Kay Hardley and Annie Caesar). Barak’s grandfather Walter was born in Runcorn, Cheshire, England. Barak’s great-grandfather Walter was born in England, the son of William Hardley and Margaret. Annie was born in England.

Barak’s paternal grandmother was Virginia Cecil Gaynor (the daughter of George Washington Gaynor and Cecil Fenton). Virginia was born in Virginia. George was born in Illinois, the son of Emma. Barak’s great-grandmother Cecil was born in Michigan.

Barak’s maternal grandfather was Frederick “Fred” Busch (the son of Frederick John Henry Busch and Eva Margaret Asmus). Barak’s grandfather Frederick was born in Michigan, into an ethnic Volga German family. Barak’s great-grandfather Frederick was born in Erlenbach, Russia, the son of Henry Busch and Katherine Elizabeth Baker. Eva was born in Oberdorf, Russia, the daughter of Adam Asmus and Katherine Elizabeth “Katie” Schaefer.

Barak’s maternal grandmother was Emma Miller (the daughter of Philip Anthony Miller and Elizabeth Friesorger). Emma was born in Michigan, into an ethnic German family. Philip was born in Australia, to parents from Germany, Franz Melchior Miller and Agnes Justus. Elizabeth was born in Grimm, Russia, and was of Volga German ancestry.

Sources: Obituary of Barak’s uncle (father’s brother) –

Obituary of Barak’s maternal grandfather, Frederick “Fred” Busch –

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