Dax Flame

03/13/2012 – Dax Flame – “21 Jump Street” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Grauman’s Chinese Theater – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Theodore Madison Patrello

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 5, 1991

Ethnicity: Sephardi Jewish-Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), French, Polish, German, Czech

Dax Flame is an American actor, writer, and Youtube personality. He has appeared in the films 21 Jump Street and Another Evil.

Dax’s paternal grandfather was nightclub and movie comedian Sammy Petrillo (born Samuel Patrello; the son of Abraham “Abe” Patrello/Petrillo and Anne Jackowitz/Jacowitz). Samuel was born in New York. Dax’s great-grandfather Abraham was born in New York, to Sephardi Jewish parents from either Turkey or Greece, Samuel A. “Sam” Petrillo and Esther Solomon. Anne was born in New York, to Jewish parents from either Romania or Poland, Jules/Julius Jackowitz/Jacowitz and Lillian/Lillie.

Dax’s paternal grandmother likely was Edith Elaine Freycenet (the daughter of Theodore Freycenet and Mary Cola). Theodore was born in Pennsylvania, to French parents, Edward Freycenet and Celina Raynal. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from either Austria or Poland, John Cola and Katherine/Catherine Pasluka, who were listed as Polish speakers on the 1930 U.S. Census.

Dax’s maternal grandfather is Melvin E. Flieller (the son of Alois Richard Flieller and Olga Mary Bednarz). Melvin was born in Texas. Alois was born in Texas, the son of Joseph Flieller, who was born in Alsace, France, and of Maria Theresa “Mary” Winkler, whose parents were from Alsace. Olga was born in Texas, the daughter of John Joseph Bednarz, whose parents were from Moravia, Austria (now Czechia), and Franciska/Frances Wick, whose parents were from Moravia.

Dax’s maternal grandmother likely is Bernice Johanna Lieke (the daughter of Harry Carl/Carol Otto Lieke and Ida L. Machart). Bernice was born in Texas. Harry was born in Texas, to German parents, Henry Lieke and Johanna Bode. Ida was born in Texas, to German parents, Ferdinand Machart and Pauline Waltersdorf.

Source: Obituary of Dax’s paternal grandfather, Sammy Petrillo – http://www.nytimes.com

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