James Cagney

studio publicity photo of James Cagney, c. 1930, Warner Bros. Studios

Birth Name: James Francis Cagney, Jr.

Date of Birth: July 17, 1899

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States

Date of Death: March 30, 1986

Place of Death: Stanford, New York, U.S.

*75% Irish
*25% Norwegian

James Cagney, also known as Jimmy Cagney, was an American actor and dancer. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).

He was the son of Carolyn Elizabeth and James Francis Cagney. His father was of Irish descent. His maternal grandfather was Norwegian, and his maternal grandmother was of Irish origin. He was married to Frances Willard “Billie” Vernon, with whom he had two children, who were adopted.

James’s paternal grandfather was named Wiliam Cagney.

James’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Ann Sullivan.

James’s maternal grandfather was named Henry Nelson.

James’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Flynn.

Source: Genealogy of James Cagney – https://www.geni.com

Lil Vacha

Hello, everyone.! XD

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    25% English or Norwegian?

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.