Birth Name: Madeline Kathryn Brewer
Place of Birth: Pitman, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 1, 1992
Ethnicity: English, one quarter Italian [including Sicilian], some Irish and German
Madeline Brewer is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the series The Handmaid’s Tale and the film Hustlers.
She is the daughter of Laurie and Mark Brewer, who is an actor and musician.
Madeline’s paternal grandfather was Allan Irving Brewer (the son of Albert Myron Brewer and Ruth Edna Turner). Allan was born in Massachusetts. Albert was the son of George Fletcher Brewer and Clara Bell Childs. Ruth was the daughter of Charles Arlington Turner and Ella May Luce.
Madeline’s paternal grandmother was Phyllis Arline Congdon (the daughter of James William Henry Congdon and Maud Hapgood Grout). Phyllis was born in Massachusetts. James was the son of Oliver Henry Congdon and Mary E. Winchester. Maud was the daughter of George William Grout and Alice Anna Hapgood.
Madeline’s maternal grandfather was Nicholas John Facciarossa (the son of Joseph Facciarossa and Rosaria Sara/Sarah Randazzo). Nicholas was born in New York. Joseph was born in Manfredonia, Apulia, Italy, the son of Nicholas Facciorusso and Antonia Guerra. Rosaria was born in New York, the daughter of Graziano Radazzo and Rosa Verzi, who were from Sferracavallo, Sicily, Italy.
Madeline’s maternal grandmother was Joanne Antoinette Ward (the daughter of Francis Bernard Ward and Fidelis Antoinette Miller). Joanne was born in Ohio. Francis was born in Ohio, the son of James G. Ward and Margaret Mary Mooney, who were born in Scotland, both of them to Irish parents. Fidelis was the daughter of William Henry Miller and Josephine A. Sahra/Suhre, whose father was German.
Sources: Obituary of Madeline’s maternal grandmother, Joanne Antoinette (Ward) Facciarossa – http://obits.nj.com
Marriage record of Madeline’s maternal great-grandparents, Francis Bernard Ward and Fidelis Antoinette Miller – https://www.familysearch.org