Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon
Date of Birth: June 21, 1983
*father – Irish, German
*mother – Palestinian Arab, Italian-Maltese
Michael Malarkey is a British-American actor and singer. He is known for starring in the series The Vampire Diaries. His father, James Michael Malarkey, is an American, of Irish and German descent. His mother, Nadia, is British, of Palestinian Arab and Italian-Maltese origin. The family settled in in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Robert Murray Malarkey (the son of Timothy Bertram Malarkey and Martha Angela Savage).
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Rosemary Cornelia Widmeyer (the daughter of George Francis or Robert Widmeyer and Cornelia Anna Riehle).
Michael’s maternal grandfather was named Suheil Badi’ Bushrui. Suheil was born in Nazareth, Palestine, now Nazareth, Israel, and was of the Bahá’í religion.
Michael’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ellul. Mary is from Brindisi, Apulia, Italy, and is of Italian-Maltese descent.
Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandfather, Robert Murray Malarkey – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Suheil Bushrui – http://www.baltimoresun.com