Justin Marks

12/03/2018 – Justin Marks – Starz’s “Counterpart” TV Series Season 2 Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Robert Justin Marks

Place of Birth: Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 27, 1980

*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% Flemish Belgian
*25% Italian
*25% mix of Northern Irish, English, Scottish, and Irish

Justin Marks is an American screenwriter, producer, and television showrunner.

Justin’s paternal grandfather was Matthew J. Marks (the son of Henry M. Marks and Minnie Phillips). Justin’s grandfather Matthew was born in New York, to a Jewish family. Henry was born in New York, to parents from Poland. Justin’s great-grandmother Minnie was born in New York, to parents from Hungary.

Justin’s paternal grandmother was named Simone Van de Meulebroeke. Simone was born in Schaerbeek, Belgium.

Justin’s maternal grandfather was Robert Eustace MacCarthy/McCarthy (the son of Thomas Edward MacCarthy/McCarthy and Jessie Tunstall Black). Robert was born in Massachusetts. Thomas was born in Massachusetts, the son of Thomas McCarthy, whose parents were from England and Northern Ireland, and of Mary Agnes Gaskins. Jessie was born in Canada, the daughter of John Black, who was Scottish, and of Johanna Grogan, who was Irish.

Justin’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor Mangini (the daughter of Rolando Hipolite “Roland” Mangini/Mangene and Anna “Annie” Granara/Ganara/Gunara). Eleanor was born in Massachusetts. Rolando was born in Genoa, Liguria, the son of Joseph Granara and Catharine. Anna was born in Massachusetts, to Italian parents, Luigi Granara and Theresa.

Sources: Obituary of Justin’s paternal grandfather, Matthew J. Marks – http://washingtonpost.com

Obituary of Justin’s maternal grandmother, Eleanor (Mangini) MacCarthy – http://legacy.com

1 Response

  1. jackson9 says:

    Justin’s Italian ancestry comes from Genoa, Liguria. His great-grandfather Ronaldo H. Mangene was born in 1866 and died in 1956. Go to ancestry “Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990” it says he where he was born, died, occupation. It lists Ronaldo as Hipolite Rolando Mangene, probably switched the first and middle name around.

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