Birth Name: Garret Lee Dillahunt
Place of Birth: Castro Valley, Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 24, 1964
Ethnicity: German, English, some Scottish and Irish, distant Dutch and Welsh
Garret Dillahunt is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Raising Hope, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Deadwood, Fear the Walking Dead, The 4400, ER, Justified, The Mindy Project, and Hand of God, and in the films No Country for Old Men, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Last House on the Left (2009), Winter’s Bone, Looper, and 12 Years a Slave.
The surname Dillahunt is of Irish origin. Garret is married to actress Michelle Hurd.
Garret’s paternal grandfather was Jack A. Dillahunt (the son of Richard Harvey Dillahunt and Nellie/Nillie F. Smith). Jack was born in Ohio. Richard was the son of Charles A. Dillahunt and Anna I./J. Baker. Nellie was the daughter of Edward Olonzo Smith and Sarah D. “Sallie” McAllister.
Garret’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Grieser (the daughter of George A. Grieser and Lulu May Grindle). Margaret was born in Ohio, and was of mostly German descent. George was the son of Johann Georg Grieser and Eva Elizabeth Steinman. Lulu was the daughter of Charles W. Grindle and Susan M. Izor.
Garret’s maternal grandfather was Benjamin Grieves/Greeves Bostic (the son of James Thomas Bostic/Bostick and Sallie/Sarah Elizabeth Byrd). Benjamin was born in North Carolina. James was the son of Starling Washington Bostick and Ann J./Mary Ann Elizabeth Covington. Sallie was the daughter of William Franklin Byrd and Sallie Clementine Darnall/Darnell.
Garret’s maternal grandmother was Beatrice Louise/Luda Frye (the daughter of David Grover Fry and Lucilla Loyd). Beatrice was born in Georgia. David was the son of Frederick Lafayette Fry and Alice Virginia Fry. Lucilla was the daughter of Ozias Asbury Loyd and Mary Leticia Cowan.
Sources: Garret’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Garret’s maternal grandfather, Benjamin Grieves/Greeves Bostic, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Garret’s maternal grandfather, Benjamin Grieves/Greeves Bostic – https://familysearch.org
Garret’s maternal great-grandfather, James Thomas Bostic/Bostick, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Garret’s maternal great-grandmother, Sallie/Sarah Elizabeth Byrd – https://www.findagrave.com