Birth Name: Brent W. Antonello
Place of Birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 25, 1989
*father – Italian
*mother – German, as well as English, Irish, Scottish, French
Brent Antonello is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the show Hit the Floor and in the film A Jazzman’s Blues.
Brent’s paternal grandfather was named Joseph Rosario Antonello (the son of Joseph Antonello and Maria/Marie). Brent’s grandfather Joseph was born in New York. Brent’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in New York, and likely was the son of Michele “Michael” Antonello/Antonella and Maria “Mary” Raffaela, who were Italian. Brent’s great-grandmother Maria was born in New York, also to Italian parents.
Brent’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Theresa Cassese (the daughter of Vito “William” Cassese and Luigia “Louise” Moretti). Nancy was born in New York, to parents from Gravina in Puglia, province of Bari, Apulia, Italy.
Brent’s maternal grandfather was Richard R. Campbell (the son of Richard Campbell and Florence Victoria Riding). Brent’s grandfather Richard was born in Michigan. Brent’s great-grandfather Richard was born in Michigan, the son of Robert Duncan Campbell, whose father was Scottish, and whose mother was Canadian; and of Ethel Mae Erskine, whose mother was Irish. Florence was born in Massachusetts, to parents from England, Pearson E. Riding and Irene Smith.
Brent’s maternal grandmother was Judith Lee Hoffman (the daughter of Clarence George Hoffman and Leona Josephine Eggebrecht). Judith was born in Michigan. Clarence was born in Illinois, the son of Charles Henry Hoffman, whose father was the son of German parents, and whose mother was German; and of Marie/Mary Toussaint, who was born in Germany. Brent’s great-grandmother Leona was born in Illinois, the daughter of Robert William Frederick Eggebrecht, whose parents were German, and of Rachel Beatrice Shepard/Cheput/Chaput, whose father was born in either France or Canada.
Sources: Obituary of Brent’s paternal grandmother, Nancy Theresa (Cassese) Antonello – http://www.fredhunters.com
Obituary of Brent’s mother – http://www.fredhunters.com
Obituary of Brent’s maternal grandfather, Richard R. Campbell – https://www.familysearch.org
Brent’s maternal great-grandmother, Florence Victoria Riding, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brent’s maternal grandmother, Judith Lee (Hoffman) Campbell – https://www.legacy.com