Greg Berlanti

Berlanti in 2016, photo by

Birth Name: Gregory Gene Berlanti

Place of Birth: Suffern, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 24, 1972

*father – Italian
*mother – German, English, Irish

Greg Berlanti is an American film and television screenwriter, producer, and director. His projects include the shows Dawson’s Creek, Brothers & Sisters, Everwood, Political Animals, Riverdale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, You, the Arrowverse, Titans, and Doom Patrol. He also directed the film Love, Simon. He founded the production company Berlanti Productions.

Greg is the son of Barbara and Eugene Berlanti. He is married to professional soccer player Robbie Rogers, with whom he has two children.

Greg’s paternal grandfather was named Eugene “Gene” Berlanti.

Greg’s paternal grandmother was Helen Del Grande (the daughter of Louis Del Grande and Candida). Helen was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.

Greg’s maternal grandfather was named John William Moller.

Greg’s maternal grandmother was Bertha Elizabeth “Betty” Parker (the daughter of Charles Parker and Agnes). Bertha was born on Long Island, New York. Charles was the son of John Parker and Ida Rollberg; Ida was born in New York, to parents from Germany, Henry Rollberg and Johanna/Annie. Greg’s great-grandmother Agnes was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Sources: Obituary of Greg’s paternal grandmother, Helen (Del Grande) Berlanti –

Greg’s maternal grandmother, Bertha Elizabeth “Betty” Parker, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Greg’s maternal grandmother, Bertha Elizabeth “Betty” (Parker) Moller –

Greg’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents, Henry Rollberg and Johanna/Annie, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    I think he is more German than English or Irish, on his mother’s side, being Moller a German surname.

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