Birth Name: Christine Michelle Metz
Place of Birth: Homestead, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 29, 1980
Ethnicity: German, some English and Irish, small amount of Hungarian
Chrissy Metz is an American actress and singer. She is known for starring on the show This is Us and in the film Breakthrough.
Chrissy’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Walter Metz (the son of Thomas Walter Metz and Rose/Rosalia Szollosi). Chrissy’s grandfather Thomas was born in New York, to parents from Romania. Chrissy’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in Charlottenburg, Timiș County, to German parents, Johann Metz and Katharina Meier. Rose was born in Glogowatz (today Vladimirescu), Arad County, the daughter of Paulus Szollosi, who was Hungarian, and of Magdalena Reiss, who was of German descent.
Chrissy’s paternal grandmother is Ruth Dorsch (the daughter of Charles Dorsch and Hilda Irene Flocker). Ruth was born in New York. Charles was born in New York, to German parents, August Dorsch and Charlotte M. Kruger. Hilda was also of German origin, the daughter of William Flocker and Irene Sweitzer.
Chrissy’s maternal grandfather was Curtis Pearson Britt (the son of Edwin C. Britt and Ruth Pearson). Chrissy’s grandfather Curtis was born in New York, and was of English descent. Edwin was the son of Bruce Curtis Britt and Katherine M. Britt. Ruth was the daughter of Sylvenus William Pearson and Ida Elizabeth Boyd.
Chrissy’s maternal grandmother was Mary Lou Schmitz (the daughter of Hubert Andrew Schmitz and Marie Madeline McQuillen). Chrissy’s grandmother Mary Lou was born in New York, and was of German and Irish descent. Hubert was the son of Hubert Schmitz and Elizabeth Langdon. Hilda was the daughter of Matthew John McQuillen and Margaret Newland.
Source: Obituary of Chrissy’s father – https://www.jonesgallagherfh.com