Birth Name: Liana Daine Liberato
Place of Birth: Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 20, 1995
Ethnicity: Moravian/Bohemian Czech (maternal grandmother), Irish, English, French, German, 1/32 Italian
Liana Liberato is an American actress. She has had leading roles in the films The Last Sin Eater, Trust (2010), Trespass (2011), Erased, Stuck in Love, Haunt, If I Stay, The Best of Me, Novitiate, To the Bone, Banana Split, To the Stars, The Beach House, Dig, and Scream VI, and on the series Light as a Feather and Based on a True Story.
She is of 1/32 Italian descent from her paternal great-great-great-grandfather, whose surname was Liberato. Her other roots are English, Moravian/Bohemian [Czech], Irish, French, and German.
Liana’s paternal grandfather is George Eugene Liberato (the son of Anthony Francis Liberato and Mary Agnes Bousson). George was born in Texas. Anthony was the son of Eugene Francis Liberato and Evaline Susan Mills; Eugene’s parents, Liana’s great-great-great-grandparents, were Antonio Liberato, who was born in Genova, Italy, and Catherine “Kate” Garrity, who was born in Ireland. Liana’s great-grandmother Mary Agnes was the daughter of David Augusta Bousson and Sarah Elizabeth Anding.
Liana’s paternal grandmother is Marie Theresa Kennedy (the daughter of Richard Dane Kennedy and Matilda Margaret Lyons). Marie was born in Texas. Richard was the son of Richard Edward Kennedy and Elizabeth Eleanor “Lizzie” McGill.
Liana’s maternal grandfather is Thomas Alvin/Alvis Benbrook (the son of James Dexter Benbrook and Lydia Berta “Martha” Wunderlich). Thomas was born in Texas. James was the son of James B. Benbrook and Susan A. Boucher. Lydia was of German descent, the daughter of Gustav Wunderlich and Helena/Helene/Helen Lockman/Lockmann/Lackmann.
Liana’s maternal grandmother is Dorothy Maria Kubala (the daughter of Cyril Kubala and Bessie Babik). Dorothy was born in Texas. Cyril was born in Texas, to Moravian [Czech] parents; his mother’s name was Mary. Bessie was the daughter of John M. Babik, who was Moravian/Bohemian, and of Jennie Jocketz, who was born in Texas, to Moravian parents.
Source: Genealogy of Liana Liberato – https://www.geni.com
Birth record of Liana’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Alvin/Alvis Benbrook – https://www.familysearch.org
Liana’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Alvin/Alvis Benbrook, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Liana’s maternal great-grandfather, James Dexter Benbrook, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Liana’s maternal great-grandfather, James Dexter Benbrook – https://www.familysearch.org