Birth Name: Verla Eileen Brennen
Date of Birth: September 3, 1932
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Death: July 28, 2013
Place of Death: Burbank, California, U.S.
Eileen Brennan was an American actress. She was the daughter of silent film actress Hazel Regina “Jeanne” Minnehan and doctor John Gerald Brennen. She had two children, Patrick, a basketball player and actor, and Sam, a singer, with her former husband, British poet and photographer David John Lampson.
Eileen’s paternal grandfather was named Thomas Brennan. Thomas was Irish.
Eileen’s paternal grandmother was named Mary L. Mary was born in Illinois, to Irish parents.
Eileen’s maternal grandfather was named Thomas E. Minnehan. Thomas was born in Nebraska, to Irish parents.
Eileen’s maternal grandmother was Mary Frances Gately (the daughter of Thomas E. Gatley and Mary Black). Eileen’s grandmother Mary Frances was born in Missouri.
Sources: Eileen’s father on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Eileen’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Eileen’s paternal grandparents were Thomas Brennan and Mary L. Thomas was Irish -> Eileen’s paternal grandparents, Thomas Brennan and Mary L. Thomas, were of Irish descent.
Eileen’s maternal grandparents were Thomas E. Minnehan and Mary Frances Gately. Thomas was born in Nebraska, to Irish parents. Mary was born in Missouri, to Thomas E. Gatley and Mary Black.