Birth Name: Lana Maria Parrilla
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 15, 1977
*Puerto Rican (father)
Lana Parrilla is an American actress. She is known for starring on the shows 24 and Once Upon a Time, among other roles.
Lana is the daughter of Dolores and Sam Parilla, a professional baseball player. Her aunt is actress Candice Azzara. Her father was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Her mother is of Sicilian-Italian descent.
Lana’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Parrilla Vega (the son of Pedro Parrilla Suárez and María Mercado Vega). Samuel was born in Puerto Rico. Pedro was the son of Nepomucena Suárez. María was the daughter of Carmen/Carmelo Mercado Rivera and Pilar Vega Rodríguez.
Lana’s paternal grandmother was Emma Monges Ayala (the daughter of Justo Monges Limber and Gumersinda Ayala). Emma was born in Puerto Rico. Justo was the son of Vicente Monges and Cristina Limber/Limbert. Gumersinda was the daughter of Juana Ayala.
Lana’s maternal grandfather was named Samuel Azzara.
Lana’s maternal grandmother was Josephine Bravo (the daughter of Salvatore Bravo and Matilda Giamporcaro). Josephine was born in New York, to Italian parents. Salvatore was born in Misilmeri, Sicily, the son of Rosina.