Birth Name: Mark Burns Neveldine
Place of Birth: Watertown, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 11, 1973
Ethnicity: Irish, Italian
Mark Neveldine is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, and camera operator. He has collaborated with Brian Taylor, working as Neveldine/Taylor. Their films include Crank, Crank: High Voltage, Gamer, and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.
Mark is the son of Carolyn and Thomas Neveldine. He is married to actress Alison Lohman, with whom he has three children.
Mark’s paternal grandfather was Burns J. Neveldine (the son of Anthony J. Neveldine and Marjorie Marie Burns). Mark’s grandfather Burns was born in New York. Anthony was Italian, the son of Joseph Neveldine and Angeline Lombordozza. Marjorie was born in New York, the daughter of George F. Burns and Anna M. Budgert.
Mark’s paternal grandmother was named Ann/Anna M. Davirro (the daughter of Andrew Davirro). Ann was born in Syracuse, New York, to Italian parents.
Mark’s maternal grandfather was James Clancy Dowd (the son of Clarence Joseph Dowd and Caroline Kelsey Clancy). James was born in Syracuse, New York. Clarence was of Irish descent, and was the son of James Dowd and Jane E. Martin, whose mother was born in Ireland. Caroline was the daughter of Thomas Clancy, who was Irish, and of Johanna Ogen, whose parents were Irish.
Mark’s maternal grandmother was Mary Louise Flynn (the daughter of Walter Francis Flynn and Frances Mildred Fortune). Mary Louise was born in Gouverneur, New York. Walter was born in New York, to Canadian parents, Fred Flynn and Louise Russell. Frances was the daughter of William J. Fortune and Mary Dugan, whose parents were Irish.
Sources: Obituary of Mark’s aunt (father’s sister) – http://obitree.com
Mark’s paternal grandfather, Burns J. Neveldine, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Mark’s paternal grandmother, Ann/Anna M. (Davirro) Neveldine – http://obittree.com
Obituaries of Mark’s maternal grandparents, James Clancy Dowd and Mary Louise (Flynn) Dowd – http://www.findagrave.com
Mark’s maternal grandfather, James Clancy Dowd, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Mark’s maternal great-grandparents, Clarence Joseph Dowd and Caroline Kelsey Clancy – http://www.familysearch.org