Mike Judge

Judge in 2015, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Michael Craig Judge

Place of Birth: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Date of Birth: October 17, 1962

Ethnicity: Irish, Scottish, English, German, Swiss-German, Luxembourgian

Mike Judge is an Ecuadorian-born American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, and musician. He created the show Beavis and Butt-Head, and co-created the shows King of the Hill, The Goode Family, Silicon Valley, and Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus. He also wrote for all of the above, directed episodes of the first, fourth, and fifth, and provided voice roles/appeared on all but Silicon Valley. He also directed and wrote for, and appeared on, Liquid Television and Saturday Night Live. He directed the films Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, Office Space, Idiocracy, and Extract; he wrote the second and fourth, and co-wrote the first and third. He also co-wrote the film Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe. Mike has appeared in all of his films.

He was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to American parents, Margaret, a librarian, and William Judge, an archaeologist, who was promoting agricultural development in Ecuador at the time. He was raised in Ecuador and Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. He worked on a chicken farm in NM. He has three children with his former wife Francesca Morocco.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was Paul Albert Judge (the son of James Judge and Mary Hudson). Paul was born in Montana. James was born in Wisconsin, the son of Irish parents from Sligo, Patrick Judge and Mary Dunleavy. Mike’s great-grandmother Mary Hudson was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Hiram Hudson and Catherine Stark.

Mike’s paternal grandmother was Frances Amelia Dunn (the daughter of George William Dunn and Carrie Maybelle Nesbit). Frances was born in Ohio. George was born in Ohio, the son of Pindell Dunn and Catherine A. Padgett. Carrie was born in Montana, the daughter of James H. Nesbitt, who was Irish, and of Lucy Priscilla Wadams.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was Marts Dewitt Blue (the son of Joseph Buchanan Blue and Sophronia Marts). Marts was born in Iowa. Joseph was born in either Ohio or Illinois, the son of William Blue and Rachael Stonebraker. Sophronia was born in Iowa, the daughter of David Addison C. Marts and Susanna E. Beighler.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Marie Susanna Gengler (the daughter of Nicholas N. Gengler and Margaret “Maggie” Nothem). Marie was born in Iowa, to parents from Luxembourg.

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