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.

Emilio is a third cousin, twice removed, of publisher Larry Flynt. Emilio’s maternal great-great-great-great-grandparents, John James Flint and Fada McFarland, were also Larry’s paternal great-great-grandparents.

Sources: Genealogy of Emilio Estévez – https://www.geni.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. alberto.r7 says:

    Yes, he looks white, maybe because he is 100% white.
    Latino is not a race, ignorant.

  2. cwm85 says:

    He is white so why wouldn’t he get “White” roles?

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