Brendan Sexton III
Birth Name: Brendan Eugene Sexton
Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 21, 1980
*father – Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish
Brendan Sexton III is an American actor. His roles include Welcome to the Dollhouse, Black Hawk Down, and Don’t Breathe 2, among many other films and series.
His father was the New York City Commissioner of Sanitation. Both his grandfather, Brendan Sexton, and paternal step-grandfather, Lawrence M. Rogin, was prominent union figures, grandfather in the U.A.W. (United Auto Workers), and step-grandfather in the A.F.L.-C.I.O.
Brandon’s paternal grandfather was Aloysius Brendan Sexton (the son of Michael Edward Sexton and Mary Ann Gallaher/Gallagher). Aloysius was born in New York, to Irish parents. Michael was the son of James Sexton and Bridget Lee. Mary was the daughter of John Gallagher and Ellen Kilduff.
Brandon’s paternal grandmother was Hilda Zack (the daughter of John Zack and Rose Hensen/Henson). Hilda was born in New York, to Jewish parents from Belarus. John was born in Mogilev, the son of Sam Zacktreger and Sarah Ilken. Rose was the daughter of David Hensen and Annie/Hana Neumark.
Sources: Obituary of Brendan’s paternal grandfather, Aloysius Brendan Sexton – https://www.nytimes.com
Obituary of Brendan’s paternal step-grandfather, Lawrence M. Rogin – https://www.nytimes.com