Birth Name: Damon Joseph Dayoub
Place of Birth: El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 14, 1980
*father – Lebanese, possibly other
*maternal grandfather – Danish, German
*maternal grandmother – British Isles [English, Irish]
Damon Dayoub is an American actor and producer. He is known for his work on the series NCIS, Stitchers, and Dallas, among others.
He is married to actress Emily Montague, with whom he has one child.
Damon’s paternal grandfather was named José Antonio “Joseph/Joe” Dayoub. José was born in Cuba, and likely was of at least partial Lebanese descent.
Damon’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Saellam/Saellum/Sallum (the daughter of Isaac/Izaac Saellam/Saellum/Sallum and Selma George). Elizabeth was born in Syria, likely in what is now modern-day Lebanon.
Damon’s maternal grandfather is Jean Joseph Evers (the son of Frederick D. Evers and Marcella Katharina Burken). Jean was born in Minnesota. Frederick was born in Iowa, to Danish parents, August Frederick Vilhelm Evers and Herlig Margareta Hansen. Marcella was born in Iowa, the daughter of Hubert Frank Burken, whose parents were German. and of Elizabeth Sauerwein, whose parents were also German.
Damon’s maternal grandmother is Darlene L. Maher (the daughter of Rody Michael Maher and Carolyn L. Hunt). Darlene was born in Iowa. Rody was born in West Virginia, the son of Joseph Maher, whose father was Irish, and whose mother was Canadian; and of Mary McHugh. Carolyn was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Franklin Jacob Hunt and Elizabeth Alberta Mitchell.
Sources: Damon’s father on the 1950 U.S. Census – http://familysearch.org
Damon’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Saellam/Saellum/Sallum, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://familysearch.org
Damon’s maternal grandparents, Jean Joseph Evers and Darlene L. Evers, on the 1950 U.S. Census – http://familysearch.org