Cleo Anthony

Anthony in 2017, photo: cvanwagoner/

Birth Name: Anthony Cleophas Burt

Place of Birth: Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 15, 1981

Ethnicity: African-American, possibly other

Cleo Anthony is an American actor and model. He is known for his roles on the series Transparent, Extant, She’s Gotta Have It, Roswell, New Mexico; and Sex/Life.

Cleo’s maternal grandfather was Cleophas Wallace Burt (the son of Milton Burt and Betty/Bettie Hedgspeth). Cleophas was born in North Carolina. Milton was born in North Carolina, the son of Hanson Burt and Mary Eliza Pullen. Betty was born in North Carolina, the daughter of John Hedgepeth and Sarah J. Richardson.

Cleo’s maternal grandmother was Thelma Louise Wright (the daughter of John Thomas Wright and Amanda Louise Langston). Thelma was born in Virginia. John was born in Virginia, the son of Thomas W. Wright and Eldora E. Amanda was born in either Virginia or New York, the daughter of Frederick S. Langston and Addie M. Elliott/White.

Sources: Marriage record of Cleo’s maternal grandparents, Cleophas Wallace Burt and Thelma Louise Wright –

Obituary of Cleo’s maternal grandmother, Thelma Louise (Wright) Cross –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    He has likely ancestry from this:

    Hedgepeth and Richardson clans in NC are so.

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