Eva Marie Saint

HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 16: Eva Marie Saint at the "Superman Return

Saint in 2006, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 4, 1924

Ethnicity: English, smaller amounts of German and Welsh

Eva Marie Saint is an American actress and producer. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for On the Waterfront (1954).

Eva is the daughter of Eva Marie and John Merle Saint. She has deep Colonial New England roots through lines on both sides of her family. She was married to producer and director Jeffrey Hayden, until his death, with whom she has two children.

Eva’s paternal grandfather was John Quincy Saint (the son of Jonathan Saint and Emily G. Johnson). John was born in Duck Creek, Henry, Indiana. Jonathan was the son of William Saint and Achsah Elliott. Emily was the daughter of James Johnson and Mary Forster.

Eva’s paternal grandmother was Lydia Gordon (the daughter of Charles Gordon, Jr. and Anna H. Macy). Lydia was born in Spiceland, Henry, Indiana. Charles was the son of Charles Gordon and Ruth Williams. Anna was the daughter of Thaddeus Henery Macy and Catharine White.

Eva’s maternal grandfather was William/Willie Martin Rice (the son of Philip Jacob Reisch/Reiss/Rice and Clara Olivia Pendleton). William was born in Landis Township, Cumberland, New Jersey. Philip was born in Baden, Achim, Lower Saxony, Germany, the son of Conrad Philip Reiss/Rice and Elizabetha Ann Hood. Clara was born in Maine, the daughter of James Alden Pendleton, whose paternal grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War, and of Clarissa Libby Ackley.

Eva’s maternal grandmother was Adelaide/Addie Louise Russell (the daughter of Albert Russell and Sophia Maria Bradgate). Adelaide was born in New Jersey, to English parents. Albert was born in London, the son of Henry Lewis Russell and Charlotte. Sophia was born in Bath, the daughter of James Broadgate/Bradgate and Sophia Downes.

Sources: Genealogies of Eva Marie Saint – http://www.geni.com

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