Birth Name: Geoffrey R. Arend
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 28, 1978
*German, English (father)
Geoffrey Arend is an American actor. His roles include the films Garden State, (500) Days of Summer, Devil, and Save the Date, and the shows Madam Secretary and Goliath, among other works.
His father has German and English ancestry. His mother is Pakistani.
Geoffrey’s paternal grandfather was Franz Joseph Arend, Jr. (the son of Franz Joseph Arend and Emily Catherine Parker). Geoffrey’s grandfather Franz was born in Ohio. Geoffrey’s great-grandfather Franz was the son of John Arend and Johanna Caroline Giertz/Gertz. Emily was the daughter of John Henry Parker and Etta/Ettie Louise Graves.
Geoffrey’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Jane Stowell (the daughter of Ralph Charles/Joseph Stowell and Florence “Flossie” E. Chapple). Geoffrey’s grandmother Eleanor was born in Ohio. Ralph was the son of Charles F. Stowell and Ida Ordaway. Florence was the daughter of William E. Chapple and Emma Jane Clampitt.
Obituary of Geoffrey’s paternal grandfather, Franz Joseph Arend, Jr. – http://nl.newsbank.com
Obituary of Geoffrey’s paternal grandmother, Eleanor Jane (Stowell) Arend – http://nl.newsbank.com