Brian Stokes Mitchell
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’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