Birth Name: Gaten John Matarazzo III
Place of Birth: Little Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 8, 2002
*father – Italian, Hungarian
*mother – English, Finnish, Scottish, German, Irish
Gaten Matarazzo is an American actor.
Gaten’s paternal grandfather is Gaten John Matarazzo (the son of Modestino August Matarazzo and Rose Ventura). Rose was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents, Gaetano “Gil” Ventura and Fioralba Santoro.
Gaten’s paternal grandmother is Susan Kelemen (the daughter of Stephen Andrew Kelemen and Irene Kocsis). Susan is of Hungarian descent. Stephen was the son of John Kelemen and Rose Szeman. Irene was the daughter of Joseph Kocsis and Susie.
Gaten’s maternal grandfather was David A. Hendrickson (the son of John Henry Hendrickson and Claire Baker). David was born in Florida. John was the son of John H. Hendrickson, who was born in Connecticut, to Finnish parents, who may have been of Finland-Swedish background; and of Elise/Elsie M. Gregory. Claire was the daughter of John Clair Baker and Anna Mabel Snyder.
Gaten’s maternal grandmother was named Sandra Martin.
Gaten was born with Cleidocranial dysostosis (CCD), also called cleidocranial dysplasia. CCD is a congenital disorder, mostly affecting the development of bones and teeth.
Sources: Obituary of Gaten’s maternal grandfather, David A. Hendrickson – http://www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com
Gaten’s maternal great-grandfather, John Henry Hendrickson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org