Birth Name: Justin Todd Deeley
Place of Birth: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: February 1, 1986
Ethnicity: English, about one quarter Irish, one eighth Austrian, some German, remote Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Dutch, and French
Justin Deeley is an American actor and model. His roles include 90210 and Drop Dead Diva.
Justin’s paternal grandfather was Emil John Deeley, Sr. (the son of Michael George Deeley and Thelma Marie Kissell/Kinsel). Emil was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Michael was the son of John M. Deeley, whose parents were Irish, and of Margaret Downes, who was an Irish immigrant. Thelma was the daughter of Irvin/Irving Kissell/Kinsel and Lillian Beck, who were from Kentucky.
Justin’s paternal grandmother was Carolyn June Purcell (the daughter of Charles Mathis Purcell and Minnie Ann Blain). Carolyn was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and had deep roots in the U.S. Charles was the son of Charles Brown Purcell and Sarah Katherine Mathis. Minnie was the daughter of Thomas Bernard Blain and Lydia May Goodlett.
Justin’s maternal grandfather is named William Joseph Simpson.
Justin’s maternal grandmother was Charlotte Marie Killeen (the daughter of George Joseph Killeen and Anna Victoria Bodner). Charlotte was born in Jefferson, Kentucky. George was the son of John J. Killeen and Margaret M. Woods, who were born in Kentucky, both of them to Irish parents. Anna was the daughter of Austrian emigrants, from Kärnten, Thomas Bodner, from Pattendorf, and Anna Prünster, from Obergottesfeld.
Sources: Genealogy of Justin Deeley – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Justin’s paternal grandmother, Carolyn June (Purcell) Deeley – https://www.highlandsfuneralhome.com
Obituary of Justin’s maternal grandmother, Charlotte Marie (Killeen) Simpson – https://www.legacy.com