Matthew Daddario

Human Rights Campaign 2016 Los Angeles Gala Dinner - Arrivals

Daddario in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Matthew Quincy Daddario

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 1, 1987

Ethnicity: Italian (37.5%), Irish, Hungarian/Slovak, German, English

Matthew Daddario is an American actor. His roles include the films 36 Saints, Delivery Man, When the Game Stands Tall, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List, Cabin Fever (2016), and Trust (2021), and the shows Shadowhunters and Why Women Kill.

Matthew is the son of Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor, who was head of NYPD Counterterrorism. His sister is actress and model Alexandra Daddario. Matthew is married to Esther Kim, with whom he has one child. Esther has modeled, and is a Russian Jewish immigrant, likely also of part Korean descent.

Matthew’s paternal grandfather was Emilio Q. Daddario/D’Addario (Emilio Quincy Daddario, the son of Attilio Dante Daddario/D’Addario, Sr. and Giovanna/Giovina Ciovacco). Matthew’s grandfather Emilio was born in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, to Italian parents, from Abruzzo. A Democratic Party politician, he served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut, from January 3, 1959 to January 3, 1971. Attilio was born in Ofena, the son of Antonio D’Addario and Virgilla/Virginia Corradi. Giovanna was born in Loreto Aprutino, the daughter of Enrico Ciovacco and Francesca Ioro.

Matthew’s paternal grandmother was Berenice/Bernice Mary Carbo (the daughter of Antonio/Anthony/Andrew J. Carbo and Henrietta Ann Daley). Berenice was born in Connecticut. Antonio was born in Connecticut, of Italian descent. Henrietta was also born in Connecticut, the daughter of Michael Daley and Henrietta Conway, and had Irish ancestry.

Matthew’s maternal grandfather was George Herman Titus (who was possibly the son of George Ellsworth Titus and Mary E. Beiderman/Beidermann/Biedermann). Matthew’s grandfather George was born in Pennsylvania, and was a many-generations American. He had English and German ancestry. Matthew’s great-grandfather George was the son of Lemuel Titus and Susan C. Schockly. Mary was the daughter of George M. Biedermann/Biedeman and Sarah Morrison, who was born in New York, to Irish parents, Bernard Morrison and Rose Murphy.

Matthew’s maternal grandmother was Frieda Anna Szuchy (the daughter of Jacob/Jakab Szuchy and Anna M. Gondzar). Frieda was born in Pennsylvania, to parents who were emigrants from Hungary. Jacob was born in Keresztfalu/Krížová Ves, Slovakia, the son of Mihály Suchy and Anna Klein.

Matthew is a fourth cousin of YouTube personality and vlogger Jenna Marbles, through their third great-grandparents, Luigi D’Addario and Prudenza Mancini.

Sources: Genealogy of Matthew Daddario (focusing on his father’s side) –

Birth record of Matthew’s paternal grandfather, Emilio Q. Daddario/D’Addario –

Obituary of Matthew’s paternal grandfather, Emilio Q. Daddario/D’Addario –

Matthew’s paternal grandmother, Berenice/Bernice Mary Carbo, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Matthew’s paternal great-grandmother, Henrietta Ann Daley, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Possibly Matthew’s maternal grandfather, George Herman Titus, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Possibly Matthew’s maternal great-grandfather, George Ellsworth Titus, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Matthew’s maternal grandmother, Frieda Anna Szuchy, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Matthew’s maternal grandmother, Frieda Anna (Szuchy) Titus –

Baptismal record of Matthew’s maternal great-grandfather, Jacob/Jakab Szuchy –

4 Responses

  1. hugomariano says:

    this guy is not white

  2. alexgxo says:

    I wonder what his dad looked like: both his sisters and mother got lighter hair, paler skin and blue eyes..

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