Birth Name: Lyndsy Marie Fonseca
Place of Birth: Oakland, Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 7, 1987
*75% Portuguese [including Azorean]
*25% mix of English and German
Lyndsy Fonseca is an American actress. Her roles include the films Hot Tub Time Machine and Kick-Ass, and television’s The Young and the Restless, How I Met Your Mother, Big Love, Desperate Housewives, Nikita, and Agent Carter.
When describing her curves, she stated:
I’m half Portugese, so I’m built more like a Latina girl. I don’t think I’m fat. It’s hard to be around sometimes girls that are so thin but you just gotta own what you’ve got.
Her half-sister, Hannah Leigh, is also an actress. Lyndsy is married to actor Noah Bean, with whom she has two children.
Lyndsy’s paternal grandfather was James Victor “Jimmy” Fonseca (the son of Tony Fonseca and Laura). James was born in California, to Portuguese parents.
Lyndsy’s paternal grandmother was Lilia Costa (the daughter of Francisco Martins and Maria Santa Christo Corvele). Lilia was born in Sao Miguel, Azores Islands, off the coast of Portugal.
Lyndsy’s maternal grandfather was Michael J. Bergmann (the son of William John Bergman and Frances E. Pyatt). Michael was born in California. William was born in New York, and his paternal grandparents were German immigrants. Frances was born in California, the daughter of Robert E. Lee Pyatt and Esther Ellen Story. Frances had English ancestry.
Lyndsy’s maternal grandmother was Joan Marie Semas (the daughter of Leonard Furtado Semas and Maria Costa Lopes). Joan was born in Massachusetts, and was of Portuguese descent. All of Joan’s grandparents were Portuguese emigrants. Leonard was the son of John Furtado Semas and Rosalina Perreira. Maria was the daughter of Manuel da Costa Lopes and Maria Angelina Mello.
Sources: Genealogy of Lyndsy Fonseca – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com
Lyndsy’s paternal grandfather, James Victor “Jimmy” Fonseca, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Lyndsy’s paternal grandmother, Lilia (Costa) Fonseca – https://alamedasun.com