Charlie Saxton

Saxton at the Los Angeles Premiere of ‘Bandslam’. Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, CA. 08-06-09, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Charles A. Saxton

Place of Birth: Bristol, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 7, 1989

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother), English, Irish, German, Welsh, one eighth Italian

Charlie Saxton is an American film, television, and voice actor. His roles include the film Bandslam, and the shows Hung and Trollhunters. He has also been credited as Charles Saxton.

His mother is actress Drucie McDaniel. She was born in Damascus, Syria, to American parents, a father in the U.S. Navy and a nurse mother.

Charlie’s paternal grandfather was Horace C. Saxton (the son of Horace Carter Saxton and Theresa M. Flatch). Charlie’s grandfather Horace was born in Pennsylvania. Charlie’s great-grandfather Horace was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Saxton and Rachel C. Carter. Theresa was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents, Luigi “Lewis/Louis” Faillace/Flatch and Anna Maria “Mary” Lombardi/Lombardo.

Charlie’s paternal grandmother was Mary Jane Finney (the daughter of Edgar Charles Finney and Grace E. McElroy). Mary Jane was born in Pennsylvania. Edgar was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Charles E. Finney and Mary E. Johnson. Grace was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Edward McElroy, whose parents were Irish, and of Kate/Katie E. Duggan, whose parents were also Irish.

Charlie’s maternal grandfather was Charles Austin McDaniel (the son of Daniel Otis McDaniel and Lena Pearl Absher). Charles was born in Illinois. Daniel was born in Illinois, the son of Austin McDaniel and Mary E. Marshall. Lena was born in Illinois, the daughter of James H. Absher and Lavina Tennessee Shackleford.

Charlie’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline S. Weinisch/Weinsch (the daughter of Nathan Weinisch and Rose Seidner). Jacqueline was born in New York, to Jewish parents, from Bukovina, Romania.


Obituary of Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Horace C. Saxton –

Genealogy of Charlie’s maternal grandfather, Charles Austin McDaniel –

Charlie’s mother, and maternal grandparents, Charles Austin McDaniel and Jacqueline S. Weinisch/Weinsch, on a passenger list –

Ship manifest record of Charlie’s maternal grandparents, Charles Austin McDaniel and Jacqueline S. Weinisch/Weinsch –

3 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Sorry, maybe I missed it, but where did you see that his maternal grandmother was Jewish?

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