Birth Name: Lauren E. Morelli
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 22, 1982
Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), English, German, possibly other
Lauren Morelli is an American producer, screenwriter, and director.
Lauren is the daughter of Fred Morelli, Jr. She is married to actress Samira Wiley, with whom she has a daughter.
Lauren’s paternal grandfather was Frederick J. Morelli, Sr. (the son of John Morelli and Louisa/Louise Rocca). Frederick was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.
Lauren’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Cosgrove (the daughter of James R. Cosgrove and Margaret Huld). Dorothy was born in Pennsylvania. James was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from England. Margaret’s father was German.
Sources: Obituary of Lauren’s father – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Lauren’s paternal grandparents, Frederick J. “Fred” Morelli, Sr. and Dorothy Cosgrove – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Lauren’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) – http://www.timesonline.com