Kyler Pettis

Pettis in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Kyler Mackenzie Pettis

Place of Birth: Laguna Hills, Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 16, 1992

*father – African-American
*mother – Italian, Irish, English, Scottish

Kyler Pettis is an American actor. He is known for his role on the soap opera Days of Our Lives.

Kyler is the son of Peggy, a cheerleader in the NFL, and Gary Pettis (born Gary George Pettis), a professional baseball player and coach. His brother is professional football player Dante Pettis. His cousin is professional football player Austin Pettis.

Kyler’s paternal grandfather’s surname was Pettis.

Kyler’s paternal grandmother’s surname was Ellison.

Kyler’s maternal grandfather was Sam John Difilippo (the son of Domenico Difilippo and Agnes/Agnese Cimmarusti/Gemarusta). Sam was born in California, to Italian parents. Domenico was born in Bari, Apulia, to a mother surnamed Luperulo.

Kyler’s maternal grandmother was Muriel Ann Clark (the daughter of William Conway Clark and Isabel/Isabelle Helen Hyslop/Hislop). Muriel was born in Minnesota. William was born in Illinois, the son of Isaac J. Clark and Katie Plunkett. Isabel was the daughter of Walter Hislop, whose father was Scottish, and Abbie/Abbe L. Sample, whose parents were Canadian.

Sources: Marraige record of Kyler’s maternal grandparents, Sam John Difilippo and Muriel Ann Clark –

Obituary of Kyler’s maternal step-grandmother –

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