Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
*father – Irish, Lithuanian, English
*mother – Irish
Brendan Hunt is an American actor. He is known for playing Coach Beard on the show Ted Lasso, which he also co-developed. He has a son with actress Shannon Nelson.
Brendan’s paternal grandfather was Edward John Hunt (the son of Martin Anthony Hunt and Mary Agnes Urban). Edward was born in Chicago, Illinois. Martin was born in Chicago, to Irish parents, James J. Hunt and Bridget Scanlon. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to Lithuanian parents, Anthony Urban and Anna Paulavisute.
Brendan’s paternal grandmother was Mary Phrania Cruise (the daughter of
Joseph Andrew Cruise and Abigail Louise Pattie). Mary was born in Richmond, Virginia. Joseph was the son of Arthur Cruise and Mary Agnes Martin. Abigail was the daughter of Fielding Whippe Pattie and Phrania Elizabeth Goudy.
Brendan’s maternal grandfather was Paul George Reynolds (the son of Jay Joseph Reynolds and Mary/Mae/May Donohue). Paul was born in Chicago, Illinois, to parents of Irish descent. Jay was the son of John J. Reynolds and Catherine Sullivan.
Brendan’s maternal grandmother was Sheila Marie Taaffe (the daughter of Joseph Matthew Taaffe and Marie Higgins). Sheila was born in Chicago, Illinois, to parents of Irish descent. Joseph was the son of Mathew Taaffe and Susannah Collins.
Source: Obituary of Brendan’s father – https://www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
Obituary of Brendan’s mother – https://www.cooneyfuneralhome.com
Obituary of Brendan’s maternal grandmother, Sheila Marie (Taaffe) Reynolds – https://www.dignitymemorial.com