Birth Name: Cameron Lewis Palatas
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 23, 1994
Ethnicity: Slovak (paternal grandfather), German, English
Cameron Palatas is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films Pass the Light and F the Prom and on the shows Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
His brother is actor Nick Palatas. Nick is married to the sister of actress Maggie Grace.
Cameron’s paternal grandfather was Michael Vincent Palatas (the son of Joseph Palatas and Mary Ducko). Michael was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents.
Cameron’s paternal grandmother is Jane Longanecker (the daughter of David Elmer Longanecker and Mary Elizabeth Hiett). Jane was born in Washington, D. C. David was the son of Elmer Gaines Longanecker and Mary Eleanor Summers. Cameron’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Jesse Elsworth Hiett and Emma Nourse Criswell.
Cameron’s maternal grandfather was Webster Sylvester “Webb” Limbaugh, Jr. (the son of Webster Sylvester “Webb” Limbaugh and Velma Ellen/A. Chostner). Cameron’s grandfather Webster was born in Missouri. Cameron’s great-grandfather Webster was the son of Henry William Limbaugh and Serena/Shrena Laura/Goodin James. Velma was the daughter of Pinkney B. Chostner and Lou Ellen Nanney.
Cameron’s maternal grandmother is Velma Marie Sappenfield (the daughter of John Ratio Sappenfield and Minnie Ethel Jones). Velma was born in Missouri. John was the son of Henry Clinton Sappenfield and Mary Elizabeth Roark. Minnie was the daughter of Washington Repps Jones and Eliza Jane Musick.
Through his Limbaugh line, Cameron was a fifth cousin, twice removed, of radio personality Rush Limbaugh. Cameron’s maternal great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents, George Frederick Limbaugh and Anna Katharina Ritter, were also Rush’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandparents. The Limbaugh surname was originally spelled Limbach.
Through his Sappenfield line, Cameron is a fourth cousin, twice removed, of professional baseball player Luke Appling.
Sources: Genealogy of Cameron’s maternal grandfather, Webster Sylvester “Webb” Limbaugh, Jr. – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Cameron’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Frederick L. Limbaugh (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com