Birth Name: Glen Thomas Powell, Jr.
Place of Birth: Austin, Travis, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 21, 1988
*father – Polish, Lipka Tatar
*mother – English, small amounts of German and Welsh
Glen Powell, previously credited as Glen Powell, Jr., is an American actor, writer, and producer. His roles include television’s Scream Queens and the films Fast Food Nation, The Great Debaters, Red Wing, The Expendables 3, Misconduct, Everybody Wants Some!!, Hidden Figures, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Set It Up, Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood, Top Gun: Maverick, and Devotion, among others.
His father’s surname is originally Chutsky, and his mother’s surname is Powell, and he was raised under his mother’s name. Glen played a Sergeant Dylan Chutsky in the film Sand Castle (2017).
His sister is singer and songwriter Leslie Powell.
Glen’s paternal grandfather was Stephen Chutsky (the son of Samuel Chutsky and Sophie Shonkowitz). Stephen was born in New York, to a Muslim family from the Russian Empire. They were likely of Lipka Tatar origin. Samuel was born in Minsk, Belarus, the son of Mustapha/Stephen Chutsky and Minnie Radlinsky. Sophie was born in New Jersey, to parents from Belarus.
Glen’s paternal grandmother is Lillian Dziuba (the daughter of Joseph Dziuba and Sophia/Sophie/Sofia Maciag). Lillian was born in New Jersey, to Polish parents, who were of the Catholic religion. Sofia was from Zielonka, near Warsaw.
Glen’s maternal grandfather was William Joe Powell (the son of Aubrey Harrison Powell and Mattie Stella Judd). William was born in Texas. Aubrey was the son of William Ingram Powell and Sophia Collins. Mattie was the daughter of Joe Meredian Judd and Minnie Ann Clinton.
Glen’s maternal grandmother was Pattie Jean Thomas (the daughter of Edgar Claude Thomas and Lacolian Eastham). Pattie was born in Texas. Edgar was the son of Ben/Benjamin Edgar Thomas and Lillian Letita Mabry. Lacolian was the daughter of John George Eastham and Celestia Crump.
Sources: Family histories of Glen Powell – https://www.hollywoodancestry.com
Genealogy of Glen Powell – https://www.geni.com
Glen’s paternal grandfather, Stephen Chutsky, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy and obituary of Glen’s maternal grandfather, William Joe Powell – https://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Glen’s maternal grandfather, William Joe Powell – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Glen’s maternal grandmother, Pattie Jean (Thomas) Powell – http://www.legacy.com
It appears that his father probably formally changed his surname to his mother’s, though I can’t find a particular document, yet, showing this.