Brian Stokes Mitchell

Brian Stokes Mitchell – 66th Annual Tony Awards – Arrivals – Beacon Theatre – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Charles Norfleet / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 31, 1957

Ethnicity: African-American, other

Brian Stokes Mitchell is an American stage, film and television actor, and singer.

Brian is the son of Lillian Frances (Stokes) and George Thomas Mitchell. Brian is married to actress Allyson Tucker, with whom he has a son.

Brian has been described as being of African-American, Scottish, German, and Native American ancestry, and also as having a German great-grandmother. Brian identifies himself as black.

Brian’s paternal grandparents were Edward Mitchell and Helen.

Brian’s maternal grandfather was Frank A. Stokes (the son of Thomas Stokes and Sarah). Thomas and Sarah were born in Tennessee, and were both listed as “Mulatto” on the 1880 U.S. Census.

Brian’s maternal grandmother was named Lillian.

Source: Obituary of Brian’s father – http://www.findagrave.com

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