Birth Name: Blake Alan Lee
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 31, 1983
*father – English, Irish, distant Welsh and Dutch
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish
Blake Lee is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Mixology, Parks and Recreation, and Cruel Summer.
He is married to Canadian actor Ben Lewis.
Blake’s paternal grandfather was James Parrish Lee (the son of James Parrish Lee and Clara Lothrop Lincoln). Blake’s grandfather James was born in New York. James’ great-grandfather James was born in New York, the son of Charles Carroll Lee and Helen Parrish. Clara was born in New York, the daughter of Lowell Lincoln and Clara Amanda Lothrop.
Blake’s paternal grandmother was Paulette Francis Nolan (the daughter of Thomas Henry Nolan and Lillian M. “Lillie” Maddox). Paulette was born in Georgia. Thomas was born in Georgia, the son of Patrick Isaac Nolan, who was Irish, and of Sarah Laura Carter. Lillian was born in Georgia, the daughter of William Joel Maddox and Lenora Connelly.
Blake’s maternal grandfather was Irving B. Davis (the son of Morris Davis/Davitz and Helen Blatt). Irving was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Blake’s maternal grandmother was Beatrice S. Diamond (the daughter of Michael/Mitchell/Michel Diamond and Yetta/Etta Helfer). Beatrice was born in New York, to a Jewish family. Michael was born in New York, to parents from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the son of Wolf Diamond and Sara Weinberger. Yetta was born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the daughter of Nathan Helfer and Mary Schnal.
Sources: Obituary of Blake’s paternal grandmother, Paulette Francis (Nolan) Lee – http://bankpagetheus.com
Marriage record of Blake’s maternal great-grandparents, Michael/Mitchell/Michel Diamond and Yetta/Etta Helfer – http://familysearch.org