Jeff Ward

Ward in 2018, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Jeffrey Johnathan Ward

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: December 30, 1986

*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Italian, possibly other

Jeff Ward is an American actor. He is known for his role on the series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Jeff was raised in Pennsylvania.

Jeff’s paternal grandfather is Irvin A. Ward (the son of Charles Weinbaum and Rebecca Zucker). Irvin was born in New York, to parents from Poland.

Jeff’s paternal grandmother was Harriet Helen Geisser (the daughter of Abraham Geisser and Bertha Seigal). Harriet was born in New York, to parents from Poland and Romania.

Jeff’s maternal grandfather is named John J. Tedesco.

Sources: Marriage record of Jeff’s paternal grandparents, Irvin A. Ward and Harriet Helen Geisser –

Obituary of Jeff’s paternal grandmother, Harriet Helen (Geisser) Ward –

2 Responses

  1. jackson9 says:

    Jeff Ward’s parents are Adam H. Ward and Linda Lee Tedesco. They got married I believe in 1985 a year before Jeff Ward was born. Jeff’s maternal grandfather was John J. Tedesco who was born in Brooklyn. Italian should be added to his ethnic background.

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