Birth Name: Matthew Clayton Long
Place of Birth: Winchester, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: May 18, 1980
Ethnicity: Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh
Matt Long is an American actor. He is known for starring on the shows Jack & Bobby and Manifest, and for his roles in the films Ghost Rider and Sydney White.
He is married to Lora Chaffins, and has two children.
Matt’s paternal grandfather was Gordon Long (the son of Chester Allen Long and Anna Deathridge/Deathrage). Gordon was born in Kentucky. Chester was the son of John Siprane Long and Dora H. Bellamy. Anna was the daughter of George William Deatherage and Margaret Lila White.
Matt’s paternal grandmother was Martha Jane Bruce (the daughter of Denver Powell Bruce and Ethel Cottongim Porter). Martha was born in Kentucky. Denver was the son of Zena Bruce and Mattie Lee Powell. Ethel was the daughter of John Westerfield Porter and Mary Jane Short.
Matt’s maternal grandfather was Virgil Edward/Eddy Scott (the son of John Marcus Lindsey Scott and Florence Bertha “Mamie” Craven/Cravens). Virgil was born in Kentucky. John was the son of John Powell Scott and Louisa M. Gaddie. Florence was the daughter of Marion Francis Craven and Elizabeth/Bettie Skaggs.
Matt’s maternal grandmother is Betty J. Ward (the daughter of Edward Gilbert Ward and Mary Evelyn Glenn). Betty was born in Kentucky, and was of Irish heritage. Edward was the son of Henry B. Ward and Annie Murphy. Mary was the daughter of William Patrick Glenn and Anna M. Keenan.
Sources: Obituary of Matt’s paternal grandmother, Martha Jane (Bruce) Long – https://www.tributearchive.com
Matt’s maternal grandmother, Betty J. Ward, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandmother, Betty J. (Ward) Scott – http://www.legacy.com