David Giuntoli

Comic-Con International San Diego 2014 - Day 3

Giuntoli in 2014, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: David Czarra Giuntoli

Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 18, 1980

*Italian (father)
*Polish, German (mother)

David Giuntoli is an American actor. He has starred in the series Grimm, as Detective Nick Burkhardt, and A Million Little Things.

David’s father is of Italian descent. David’s maternal grandfather was Polish. David’s maternal grandmother’s family were from Bohemia/Austria, and were of ethnic German descent. The surname Giuntoli is from Tuscany.

David is married to actress Elizabeth Tulloch, with whom he has a daughter.

David’s paternal grandfather was William Dominic Giuntoli (the son of Alessandro Sabatino “Louis” Giuntoli and Antonia “Tonina/Gabani” Niccolai). William was born in Illinois, to Italian parents, from Ponte Buggianese, Province of Pistoia, Tuscany. Alessandro was the son of Domenico Giuntoli and Setima Santini. Antonia was the daughter of Angiolo Niccolai and Anna Pellegrini.

David’s paternal grandmother was Elena Bruna Giuntoli (the daughter of Emilio Giuntoli and Cesira Pagni). Bruna was born in Ponte Buggianese, Province of Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. Emilio was the son of Domenico Giuntoli and Setima Santini. It appears that David’s grandparents were cousins.

David’s maternal grandfather was Alvin John Czarra (the son of Walter Czarra and Antonia Czyzewska). Alvin was Polish. Walter was the son of Martin Czarra. Antonia was the daughter of Apolonja.

David’s maternal grandmother was Frances Marian Eckert (the daughter of Josef/Joseph Eckert and Franziska/Frances Reitmeier). David’s grandmother Frances was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Bohemia/Austria. Josef was the son of Johann Eckert and Margareta. Franziska was the daughter of Karl Reitmeyer and Theresie Bohmann; Theresie was the daughter of Anton Bohmann and Katharina Förster.

Sources: David’s paternal grandparents, William Dominic Giuntoli and Bruna, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
William Dominic Giuntoli and Bruna on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death records of David’s paternal great-grandparents, Emilio Giuntoli and Cesira Pagni – https://www.findagrave.com

New York Passenger Arrival Lists record of David’s paternal great-grandmother, Cesira Pagni – https://www.familysearch.org

David’s maternal grandfather, Alvin John Czarra, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Alvin John Czarra on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death records of David’s maternal great-grandparents, Walter Czarra and Antonia Czyzewska – https://www.findagrave.com

David’s maternal grandmother, Frances Marian Eckert, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Frances Marian Eckert on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

David’s maternal great-grandparents, Josef/Joseph Eckert and Franziska/Frances Reitmeier, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


Finnish-Italian guy,

41 Responses

  1. Hill says:

    wrong. i know people from northern poland by the beach with black slightly curly hair. never comment again please.

  2. alexgxo says:

    Handsome imo. I always thought his ancestry came from the north or was part german or British isles. I was right on the latter.

    • Trollshunter says:

      You always thought like brainwashed people then. Italy is not what is depicted in Hollywood and this guy can easily pass as fully Italian.

      • alexgxo says:

        I know that, there are tons of people listed in this site who are of Italian ethnicity and have blue eyes and so on. I just assumed that he was your typical American of British Isles/Northwestern European background. Obviously I was wrong.

  3. Blackbuddafly says:

    He has an “italian shape to his face” what is this cope here? I knew this guy wasn’t fully Italian almost right away. Italians usually have gracile features not robust. Guys who look like him in Italy are very rare. Italy is not THAT diverse as claimed. The majority of Italians are mediterranean.

    Don’t get confused by Italy’s celebrities. Italy uses similar tactics as Latin American nations. The whitest looking individuals are often chose as fashion models and soap stars, but don’t be fooled more Italians look like Ariana Grande and her brother type than they do this guy. I WISH most of them looked like him, but they don’t. They’re usually short, small framed and gracile.

    • Blackbuddafly says:

      Adding to that, people who look like him are more likely to be found up in Northern Italy aka the not so mediterranean area as he can easily fit in Germany, France or the British Isles more than he could most of Italy.

    • andrew says:

      Ariana Grande looks Mexican as you said, her HALF-brother is more passable as Italian. About “Don’t get confused by Italy’s celebrities. Italy uses similar tactics as Latin American nations. The whitest looking individuals are often chose as fashion models and soap stars”, Europe is NOT South America, that’s complete bulls**t. Btw David Giuntoli looks like: http://ethnicelebs.com/roberto-bolle

    • Trollshunter says:

      Ehy idiot troll, someone already told you that Italy is not S.America and not even Hollywood. The majority of Italians don’t look lika Ariana Grande at all and are not gracile Meds. Most Italians could easily fit in France. You are probably a multisocks idiot and spread idiocies that anyone with an IQ of 30 could easily debunk just by looking at an Italian team or our politicians. Giuntoli is also quite typica from the regions he partly comes from, Tuscany.

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