Michael Damian

Damian in 2016, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Michael Damian Weir

Place of Birth: Bonsall, San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 26, 1962

*50% Italian
*25% Irish
*25% French-Canadian

Michael Damian is an American actor, recording artist, and producer. He is known for his role as Danny Romalotti on the soap opera The Young and the Restless.

His father had Irish and French-Canadian ancestry. His mother is of Italian descent. He is married to film producer and writer Janeen Damian. His father-in-law, Janeen’s father, was actor James Best. Among his siblings is songwriter, composer, producer, promoter, and managing editor Larry Weir.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was named Patrick Weir (the son of Michael Weir). Patrick was born in County Mayo, Ireland.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Stella Bourgeois (the daughter of Joseph Bourgeois and Georgianna/Georgia A. Tremblay/Trembley). Stella was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Joseph was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Canada, Joseph Bourgeois and Celina Brunelle. Georgianna was born in Québec.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Antonio Alfredo Rovettino/Ravettino (the son of Pietro Ravettino and Angela Campiano). Antonio was born in Moneglia, Genoa, Liguria, Italy.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Armida “Grace” Ravera (the daughter of Gerolamo Ravera and Maria Cattini/Cottini). Armida was born in Italy. Gerolamo was born in Sestri Levante, Liguria.

Sources: Information on Michael’s father – http://modernsandiego.com

Marriage record of Michael’s maternal grandparents, Antonio Alfredo Ravettino and Armida “Grace” Ravera – http://www.familysearch.org

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