Byron Balasco

Balasco in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Byron E. Balasco

Place of Birth: U.S.

Date of Birth: April 27, 1977

Ethnicity: Greek (paternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Byron Balasco is an American television producer and screenwriter. He has written and produced for series Without a Trace, FlashForward, and Detroit-1-8-7, and created the series Kingdom.

He is married to actress Juliette Jackson, with whom he has two children.

Byron’s paternal grandfather was William James Balasco (the son of James Arthur Balaskas/Balasca and Helen Florou). William was born in Florida, to Greek parents. Byron’s great-grandfather James was the son of Arthur Balasca and Areta.

Byron’s paternal grandmother is Susanna/Susan Dorothy Williams (the daughter of Fred Emmett Williams and Carla/Calla Kyle “Callie” Scott). Susana was born in Virginia. Fred was born in Virginia, the son of Samuel Wesley Williams and Elizabeth C. Ratliff. Byron’s great-grandmother Carla was born in Virginia, the daughter of Daniel Webster Scott and Susan Mary Scott.

Byron’s maternal grandfather was Charles Edward Todd (the son of John Cowan Todd and Marguerite/Margaret Willis). Charles was born in South Carolina. John was born in South Carolina, the son of Charles Edward Todd and Leila Cowan. Marguerite was born in South Carolina, the daughter of Richard Andrews Willis and Lena Mae Whiteside.

Byron’s maternal grandmother was Mary Kennedy (the daughter of Isaac Newton Kennedy and Mary Emma Carlisle). Byron’s grandmother Mary was born in South Carolina. Isaac was born in South Carolina, the son of William Patton Kennedy and Margaret Elizabeth McLane. Byron’s great-grandmother Mary was born in South Carolina, the daughter of Richard Coleman Carlisle and Emma Elizabeth Renwick.

Sources: Obituary of Byron’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) –

Obituary of Byron’s maternal grandmother, Mary (Kennedy) Todd –

1 Response

  1. Oaken05 says:

    So then he’s more Greek than any of those other things individually, correct?

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