Chris Olivero

Olivero in 2006, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Christopher Anthony Olivero

Place of Birth: Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 15, 1979

*25% British Isles [English, Irish, Scottish]
*25% Italian
*25% Polish
*12.5% French
*12.5% German

Chris Olivero is an American actor. He has appeared in the films Now You See It… (2005) and Seance: The Summoning, and on the series Kyle XY, among other titles.

He is married to Alexandra Picatto, with whom he has one child.

Chris’ paternal grandfather was Anton Delmar Olivero (the son of Antonio Olivero and Catterina/Caterina Giolitti). Anton was born in California, to Italian parents. Antonio was born in Saretto, Cuneo, Piedmont.

Chris’ paternal grandmother was Betty M. DeVaurs (the daughter of Jules F. DeVaurs and Helen Angelina Reding). Betty was born in California. Jules was born in California, the son of August DeVaurs, who was French, and of Emily Pauline Gignous, whose parents were French. Helen was born in California, to parents from Germany, John P. “Jack” Reding and Maria/Marie “Mary” Lemmer.

Chris’ maternal grandfather was Robert C. Long (the son of Clyde Elden Long and Volley/Vollie/Volly Gertrude Huey). Robert was born in Oklahoma. Clyde was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Long and Jeannette Kelly. Volley was born in Texas, and was likely the daughter of Cicero Columbus Huey and Sarah Willie Hardiman/Hardeman.

Chris’ maternal grandmother was Eleanor/Eleanore Mary Cihasky (the daughter of Maksymilian Nick “Max” Cihasky/Cichacki and Helena Czech). Eleanor was born in Wisconsin. Maksymilian was born in New York, to parents from Poland, Andrew Cihasky/Cichacki and Veronica “Verna” Myslinski. Helen was born in Wisconsin, also to parents from Poland, Franciszek “Frank” Czech and Julianna “Julia” Ostrowska.

Sources: Marriage record of Chris’ paternal great-grandparents, Jules F. DeVaurs and Helen Angelina Reding –

Chris’ paternal great-great-grandfather, John P. “Jack’ Reding, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Chris’ maternal great-grandparents, Clyde Elden Long and Volley/Vollie/Volly Gertrude Huey –

Obituary of Chris’ maternal grandmother, Eleanor Mary (Cihasky) Long –

Obituary of Chris’ maternal great-grandfather, Maksymilian Nick “Max” Cihasky –

Obituary of Chris’ maternal great-grandmother, Helen (Czech) Cihasky –

5 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    >Caterina Giolitti).
    >Antonio was born in Saretto, Cuneo, Piedmont, to Antonio Olivera and Giovanna Ponzo.

  2. andrew says:

    I suppose his paternal grandfather family was from Piedmont

    California immigrants were often from NW Italy and Giolitti is a typical surname (mind the great Giovanni Giolitti)

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