Birth Name: Colin Todd Gerard Woodell
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 20, 1991
Ethnicity: German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, one eighth Italian
Colin Woodell is an American actor.
He is the son of Susan Woodell-Mascall, an audition coach, and Brian Woodell. His sister is actress Keelin Woodell.
Colin’s paternal grandfather was William Todd Woodell (the son of Marcus Alfred “Mark” Woodell and Monica Duffy). Todd was born in Maryland. Marcus was born in North Carolina, the son of William Wesley Woodell and Julia E. Bruce. Monica was born in Maryland, the daughter of Michael J. Duffy, who was Irish, and of Celinda Clarke.
Colin’s paternal grandmother was Jean Frank (the daughter of Henry Joseph Frank and Bertha Christine Fritsch/Fritch). Jean was born in Oregon. Henry was born in Oregon, to a Jewish family, and was the son of Emil Frank, who was born in Germany, and of Linda Arnold, whose father was born in Germany. Bertha was born in Oregon, the daughter of Charles Fritsch, who was German, and of Emma Sette Armbrust, whose parents were from Germany and Switzerland, respectively.
Colin’s maternal grandfather was Edwin Joseph Ongerth (the son of Edwin Carl Ongerth and Eda C. Dal Porto). Colin’s grandfather Edwin was born in California. Colin’s great-grandfather Edwin was born in California, to German parents, Heinrich Ehrenfreid Joseph Ongerth, who was possibly from Viena, and Eugenia Kayser. Eda was born in California, to Italian parents, Giuseppe Dal Porto and Teresa Damassa/Da Massa, who were from San Ginese, Capannori, and Porcari, respectively, both in Lucca, Tuscany.
Colin’s maternal grandmother was Mary Ann Dillon (the daughter of John J. Dillon and Anna L. Shea). Colin’s grandmother Mary Ann was born in New York. John was born in New York, the son of Morris Dillon, who was Irish, and of Margaret, whose mother was born in England. Colin’s great-grandmother Anna was born in New York, to an Irish mother.
Sources: Birth record of Colin’s maternal grandfather, Edwin Joseph Ongerth – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Colin’s maternal grandfather, Edwin Joseph Ongerth – http://www.legacy.com
Death record of Colin’s maternal grandmother, Mary Ann (Dillon) Ongerth – http://www.familysearch.org