Birth Name: William James Remar
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 31, 1953
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish/Northern Irish, English (mother)
James Remar is an American actor.
James’s paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish/Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. James’s mother was born in England, of Irish/Northern Irish and English descent. His family surname was originally Remarman.
James’s paternal grandfather was named Hyman Remarman (the son of Israel/Yisroel Remarman). Hyman was born in Korets, Rivne Oblast, Ukraine.
James’s paternal grandmother was Sarah Fannie/Faygie Cutler (the daughter of Morris Rogers Cutler and Hannah/Anna Rutfield). Sarah was born in Russia. Hannah was the daughter of Morris Rutfield and Rebecca Lerner.
James’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Robert Boyle (the son of Edward Maurice FitzGerald Boyle and Ethel Maude Ogilby). Alexander was born in Limavady, Londonderry, Ireland. Edward was the son of Alexander Boyle and Jane Louisa Plummer. Ethel was the daughter of Robert Alexander Ogilby and Helen Sarah Wheeler, who was born in Dublin.
James’s maternal grandmother was Hannah Maria Shearson (the daughter of George Shearson and Rachel Bateson). Hannah was born in Lunesdale, Lancashire, England. George was the son of Jane. Rachel was the daughter of William Bateson and Hannah Maria Hodgson.