Birth Name: Bonnie Jean Somerville
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 24, 1974
Ethnicity: Irish, one eighth Czech, some Scottish, likely some English, possibly other
Bonnie Somerville is an American actress and singer.
Bonnie’s paternal grandfather was Gerard Weston Somerville, Sr. (the son of Vincent Benedict Somerville and Catherine Estelle “Stella” Mone). Gerard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Vincent was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the son of James Somerville, whose father was Scottish and whose mother was American; and of Bridget Cauley, whose father was Irish, and whose mother was born in England, and was likely of Irish descent. Bonnie’s great-grandmother Catherine was the daughter of Thomas Edward Mone, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Jane “Jenny” Conroy, whose father was born in England, likely of Irish descent; and whose mother was Irish.
Bonnie’s paternal grandmother likely was named Virginia Marie.
Bonnie’s maternal grandfather was Richard Terence Barry (the son of Andrew Daniel Barry and Marie Frances Obraz). Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Andrew was the son of Irish parents, Edward Barry and Anna Cullity. Marie was the daughter of Joseph Obraz and Mary Mastalka, who were the children of Czech immigrants.
Bonnie’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor T. O’Donnell (the daughter of James O’Donnell and Nora McBride). Eleanor was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to Irish parents. Nora was the daughter of Thomas McBride and Ellen MacTiernan, who was from Beagh, Leitrim.
Source: Obituary of Bonnie’s maternal grandmother, Eleanor T. (O’Donnell) Barry – http://obituaries.nydailynews.com