Birth Name: Bernard Stanl White
Place of Birth: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Date of Birth: June 8, 1959
Ethnicity: Sri Lankan, possibly other
Bernard White is a Sri Lankan-American actor, screenwriter, and film director.
He was raised in Detroit, Michigan. He is married to actress Jackie Katzman.
Bernard’s paternal grandfather was John Bernard White (the son of Leonard Charles/Charles Leonard White and Bandara Menike). Leonard was born in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
Bernard’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Cecilia Hawke. She is said to have had Sri Lankan Tamil ancestry.
Bernard’s maternal grandfather was named Henry/Harry Wickramasekera. Henry was born in Sri Lanka.
Bernard’s maternal grandmother was named Maude Robinson.
Sources: Genealogy of Bernard White – http://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogy of Bernard White (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Information on the White family – http://worldgenweb.org