Emilio Estévez

Estévez in 2011, s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

Place of Birth: Staten Island, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 12, 1962

Ethnicity: Galician Spanish (paternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, possibly other

Emilio Estévez is an American actor, director, and writer. He is the son of actor Martin Sheen (born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez) and Janet Templeton. He has three siblings, actors Ramón Estevez, Charlie Sheen, and Renée Estevez. Emilio retained his father’s birth surname.

Emilio’s father is of half Spanish and half Irish ancestry. Emilio’s maternal grandmother’s ancestry included English and Scottish. His father is Catholic and his mother is Baptist.

He has two children with his former partner, model Carey Salley.

Emilio’s paternal grandfather was Francisco Estévez Martinez (the son of Jose Manuel N. Estévez Fernandez and Dolores Martinez). Francisco was born in Parderrubias, Salceda de Caselas, Galicia. Jose was the son of Augustín Estévez Martinez and Maria/Maita/Marta Fernandez Baquíero/Baquero. Dolores was the daughter of Carmen Martinez.

Emilio’s paternal grandmother was Mary Anne Phelan (the daughter of Michael James Phelan and Anna/Anne Jane McGlin). Emilio’s grandmother Mary Anne was born in Borrisokane, Tipperary, Ireland. Michael was the son of Patrick Phelan and Margaret Drennan. Emilio’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of John McGlin and Jane Rogers.

It is unclear who Emilio’s biological maternal grandfather was.

Emilio’s maternal grandmother was Lena/Lee Ann Helene/Helen Martin (the daughter of Thomas/Tom Samuel Martin and Martha Fayette Flint/Flynt). Lena was born in Kentucky, and had English and Scottish ancestry. Thomas was the son of Ananias Martin and Parthenia Osborne. Martha was the daughter of Hyrum/Hiram Flint and Mary Porter/Prater.

Sources: Genealogies of Emilio Estévez – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Emilio’s maternal grandmother, Lena/Lee Ann Helene/Helen Martin, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org


Curious about ethnicity

9 Responses

  1. PITBULL_MR_305 says:

    @nnnnn, his grandfather is spanish, not mexican. And the correct way to write his name is Carlos, not Karlos.

  2. PITBULL_MR_305 says:

    @nnnnn, his grandfather was spanish, not mexican. And the correct way to write his name is Carlos, not Karlos.

  3. nnnnn says:

    I learnt today, his brother Charly wants “back to his roots” and
    be called “Karlos Estevez”, since his grandf a t h e r was

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