Gabriel Basso

Gabriel Basso at "The Kings of Summer" Los Angeles Special Scree

Basso in 2013, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Louis Gabriel Basso III

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 11, 1994

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Italian, as well as German, Irish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Gabriel Basso is an American actor. His films include The Kings of Summer, Hillbilly Elegy, and The Hive (2014).

He is the brother of actresses Annalise Basso and Alexandria Basso.

The word “basso” means “short” in Italian. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent. His other ancestry includes German, English, and Irish.

Gabriel’s paternal grandfather was Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso, Jr. (the son of Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso and Margaretta/Margaret Crescio). Gabriel’s grandfather Louis was born in Michigan, to parents who were born in Ohio, to families from Genoa, Italy. Gabriel’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of Victor John Basso and Angela “Jennie” Rosasco. Margaretta was the daughter of Carlo/Charles Crescio and Rosa Gattorna.

Gabriel’s paternal grandmother was Judith/Judy M. Anderson (the daughter of Lee C. Anderson and Marjorie Maloney). Judith was born in Michigan. Lee was the son of Clarence L. Anderson and Jeanette Laird. Marjorie was the daughter of Arthur Elmo Maloney, who was Irish, and of Georgia Coules Isles.

Gabriel’s maternal grandfather was Robert Langley Wood, Jr. (the son of Robert Langley Wood, Sr. and Augusta Jean Sharp). Gabriel’s grandfather Robert was born in California. Gabriel’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Henry C. Wood and Florence Langley. Augusta was the daughter of Thomas Leighton Sharp and Blanche Pratt. Thomas’s mother, Gabriel’s great-great-great-grandmother, was botanist, poet, and suffragist Katharine Dooris Sharp; who was born in Ulster, Ireland, as Emily Katharine Dooris.

Gabriel’s maternal grandmother was Shirley Ann Cole (the daughter of Warren Gregory Cole and Leona Frances Johnston). Shirley was born in Missouri. Warren was the son of George Truman Cole and Ida Pearl Tumy. Leona was the daughter of Charles Erwin Johnston and Laura Elizabeth Henry.

Sources: Genealogy of Gabriel’s paternal grandfather, Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso, Jr. (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com

Gabriel’s paternal grandfather, Louis/Lewis Gabriel Basso, Jr., on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Gabriel’s paternal grandmother, Judith/Judy M. Anderson, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Gabriel’s maternal grandfather, Robert Langley Wood, Jr. – https://www.legacy.com

Marriage record of Gabriel’s maternal great-grandparents, Robert Langley Wood and Augusta Jean Sharp – https://www.familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    Gabriel’s maternal grandfather was Robert Langley Wood, Jr. (the son of Robert Langley Wood, Sr. and Augusta Jean Sharp). Robert was born in California. Gabriel’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Henry C. Wood and Florence Langley. Augusta was the daughter of Thomas Leighton Sharp and Blanche Pratt.

    Thomas Sharp’s mother (Gabriel’s 3rd great-grandmother) was botanist, poet and suffragist Katharine Dooris Sharp.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katharine_Dooris_Sharp

    https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/thedesertsun/name/robert-wood-obituary?pid=131063046

    Gabriel’s maternal grandmother was Shirley Ann Cole (the daughter of Warren Gregory Cole and Leona Frances Johnston). Shirley was born in Missouri. Warren was the son of George Truman Cole and Ida Pearl Tumy. Leona was the daughter of Charles Erwin Johnston and Laura Elizabeth Henry.

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