Birth Name: Davenie Johanna Heatherton
Place of Birth: Rockville Centre, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 14, 1944
Joey Heatherton is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She was a sex symbol of the 1960s and 1970s.
Joey is the daughter of Davenie, a dancer, and Ray Heatherton, a vocalist and actor, who was a Broadway star and television pioneer. Her father was of Irish descent. Her mother was born in London, to Scottish parents. Her brother Dick Heatherton was a disc jockey.
Joey’s paternal grandfather was named John J. Heathterton. John was born in Little Falls, New Jersey, to Irish parents.
Joey’s paternal grandmother was Daisy Joanna Fitzsimmons (the daughter of Patrick Joseph Fitzsimmons and Mary Ann Nugent). Daisy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Patrick was born in New York, to parents from England, and likely was of Irish descent. Mary Ann was born in New York, to Irish parents.
Joey’s maternal grandfather was David Ross Watson (the son of David Ross Watson and Janet McGee). Joey’s grandfather David was born in Edinburgh. Joey’s great-grandfather David was the son of David Watson and Ann Ross.
Joey’s maternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Dunn. Elizabeth was born in Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire.
Source: Genealogy of Joey Heatherton – https://www.familysearch.org
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