Marguerite Moreau

Moreau in 2013, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Marguerite C. Moreau

Place of Birth: Riverside, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 25, 1977

Ethnicity: Swiss-German (paternal grandmother), English, Irish, French-Canadian, one eighth Italian

Marguerite Moreau is an American actress. She is known for her role in the Wet Hot American Summer universe.

Her father has French-Canadian, Irish, and Swiss-German roots. Her mother is of Italian, English, and Irish descent. Marguerite is married to Christopher Redman, with whom she has a son.

Marguerite’s paternal grandfather was Loren/Lawrence A. Moreau (the son of Charles E. Moreau and Lillian/Lily Cayo/Cago). Charles was born in Louiseville, Québec, Canada, of French-Canadian descent. Lillian was the daughter of Edward Cayo, whose parents were from Canada, and of Adaline Naley/Valley, whose parents were also Canadian.

Marguerite’s paternal grandmother was MaryAnn/Mariane Wipfli (the daughter of Dominic/Dominick Wipfli and Anna Bricker). MaryAnn was born in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, to Swiss parents. Dominic was born in Seedorf, Bern Canton, the son of David Wipfli.

Marguerite’s maternal grandfather was Ralph A. Viafora, Jr. (the son of Ralph A. Viafora/Viafore, Sr. and Alice M. Pierce/Prescott). Marguerite’s grandfather Ralph was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Marguerite’s great-grandfather Ralph was the son of Antonio Viafora and Mary/Maria Giardina, who were Italian. Marguerite’s great-grandmother Alice was the daughter of William Prescott and Mary Elizabeth Dowler.

Marguerite’s maternal grandmother was named Margaret Mary “Peggy” MacDonald/McDonald (the daughter of John D. MacDonald/McDonald and Mary H.). Marguerite’s grandmother Margaret was born in Hyde Park, Massachusetts. John was Canadian. Marguerite’s great-grandmother Mary was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents.

Sources: Marriage record of Marguerite’s parents –

Obituary of Marguerite’s father –

Marguerite’s paternal grandmother, MaryAnn/Mariane Wipfli, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Marguerite’s paternal grandmother, MaryAnn/Mariane (Wipfli) Moreau –

Obituary of Marguerite’s maternal grandfather, Ralph A. Viafora, Jr. –

Marriage record of Marguerite’s maternal great-grandparents, Ralph A. Viafora/Viafore, Sr. and Alice M. Pierce/Prescott –

Obituary of Marguerite’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Mary “Peggy” (MacDonald/McDonald) Viafora –

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