Elizabeth Perkins

58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals

Perkins in 2006, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Elizabeth Ann Perkins

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 18, 1960

*father – Greek, Aromanian
*mother – English, Irish, Scottish, German

Elizabeth Perkins is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Jo, a drug treatment counselor and concert pianist, and James Perkins, a businessperson, writer, and farmer. Elizabeth is married to Argentinian-born cinematographer Julio Macat. She has a daughter with Maurice Phillips.

Elizabeth’s paternal grandfather was Nicholas Demetrios Pispirikos (the son of Demetrios Pispirikos and Heleni Mastaka). Nicholas was born in SamarĂ­na, Grevena, Western Macedonia, Greece. Demetrios was the son of Nicholaos Pispirikos and Zoe/Agoritsa Zoukee/Zoukis. Heleni was the daughter of George Mastaka and Maria.

Elizabeth’s paternal grandmother was Lucia J. Tegu (the daughter of John S. Tegu and Chiamo Stamatia Georgiani/Georgiannis). Lucia was born in Baiesa/Vovousa, Ioannina, Ipeiros, Greece, and had Aromanian ancestry. John was the son of Steven/Steve Tegu/Vrajetuli and Vasiliki/Etrsa Vashsti/Vasioti. Chiamo was the daughter of John Georgionou and Ifals.

Elizabeth’s maternal grandfather was George Thurlow Milton (the son of George Benjamin/Benjeman Milton and Elizabeth Margaret “Lizzie” McIntosh). Elizabeth’s grandfather George was born in Illinois. Elizabeth’s great-grandfather George was the son of Benjamin/Benjeman John Milton, who was English, and of Annie/Annata Kenny/Kenney/Countryman. Elizabeth’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of Francis Marion/Marrion “Frank” McIntosh and Sarah Jane Fleshman.

Elizabeth’s maternal grandmother was Grace Bernadine/Bernadene Kelley (the daughter of Herman Kelley and Hattie Belle Stonesifer). Grace was born in Illinois. Herman was the son of Abram/Abraham Kelley and Lucy Miller. Hattie was the daughter of Daniel Henry Stonesifer and Mary Clawson.

Sources: Obituary of Elizabeth’s mother – https://www.legacy.com

Elizabeth’s maternal grandparents, George Thurlow Milton and Grace Bernadine/Bernadene Kelley, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Elizabeth’s maternal great-grandparents, George Benjamin/Benjeman Milton and Elizabeth Margaret “Lizzie” McIntosh – https://www.familysearch.org

3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Ah, another ”Greek” of dubious heritage.

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