Jimmy Bennett

Bennett in 2013, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Seal Beach, Orange County, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 9, 1996

Ethnicity: Mexican (maternal grandmother), German, English, Scottish, Irish, Cornish, other

Jimmy Bennett, full name James Michael Bennett, is an American actor and musician. He is known for his roles in the films Daddy Day Care, The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, The Polar Express, Hostage, The Amityville Horror (2005), Firewall, Poseidon, Evan Almighty, South of Pico, Diminished Capacity, Trucker, Star Trek, Orphan, Shorts, Alabama Moon, Stolen (2009), Movie 43, Bad Asses on the Bayou, A Girl Like Her, and Heartthrob (2017), and on the show No Ordinary Family.

He was raised in Huntington Beach, California. His family runs a hard rock-themed crêpe restaurant. His stepfather is filmmaker Frank Pestarino. Bennett is his mother’s original name.

Jimmy’s maternal grandfather is James Donald Bennett (the son of Robert Bauer Bennett and Margaret Mary Stover). Jimmy’s grandfather James was born in California. Robert was born in Nebraska, the son of William Joseph Bennett, whose mother was born in Cork, Ireland, and of Ruth Edith Bauer. Margaret was the daughter of George Daniel Stover, who was of German descent, and of Edessa P. Pascoe, who was of Cornish, English, and Scottish descent.

Jimmy’s maternal grandmother is named Mary Louisa/Louise Garcia. She is of Mexican descent.

Sources: Genealogy of Jimmy Bennett (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Marriage record of Jimmy’s maternal great-grandparents, Robert Bauer Bennett and Margaret Mary Stover – https://www.familysearch.org

Jimmy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, William Joseph Bennett, on the 1900 U.S Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jimmy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, George Daniel Stover and Edessa P. Pascoe – https://www.familysearch.org

Jimmy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, George Daniel Stover, on the 1900 U.S Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jimmy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Edessa P. (Pascoe) Stover – https://www.findagrave.com

Jimmy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Edessa P. Pascoe, on the 1910 U.S Census – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    it says William Joseph Bennett’s mother Elanora Anora Gould was from Ireland :


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