Owen Campbell

Campbell in 2017, photo by excelentphoto/Bigstock.com

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

Date of Birth: June 9, 1994

*father – Scottish, Irish, English, distant German
*mother – Italian

Owen Campbell is an American actor. He starred in the film Super Dark Times. His roles also include the films White Lightnin’, Bitter Feast, Very Good Girls, As You Are, The Strange Ones, Blame (2017), Nancy (2018), The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Depraved, Above the Shadows, Josie & Jack, My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To, Body Brokers, and X, and television’s Alpha House, The Americans, and Crank Yankers.

He was raised in Brooklyn, New York. His brother, Tobias Campbell, has also acted. His father, Don Campbell, is a documentary filmmaker. His mother, Katherine, is a dancer.

Owen’s paternal grandfather was John Dowling Campbell, a prominent social psychologist (the son of Frank Arthur Campbell and Gertrude Dowling). John was born in Illinois. Frank was the son of John Martin Campbell and Mary Hoseanna. Gertrude was the daughter of James E. Dowling and Pattie Karr.

Owen’s paternal grandmother was Edna Nelle Laughlin (the daughter of Prentiss Tracy Laughlin and Esther Ruth Barnett). Nelle was born in Odessa, Missouri. Prentiss was the son of Claud/Claude Doria Laughlin and Nellie Rebecca Tracy. Esther was the daughter of Alva Graham Barnett and Edna C. Moore.

Owen’s maternal grandfather was Joseph V. Amendolara (the son of Joseph Amendolara and Maria/Marie Castranova/Castanova). Owen’s grandfather Joseph was born in Youngstown, Ohio, to Italian parents. Owen’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in Oriolo, Cosenza, Calabria, the son of Sylvester Amendolara and Kathryn.

Owen’s maternal grandmother was Ada N. Dalesio (the daughter of Fioro/Fiore Samuel Dalesio and Anna Dalesio). Ada was born in West Virginia. Fioro was Italian, born in Pettorano sul Gizio, L’Aquila, Abruzzo, the son of Jiacamo Dalesio and Andornia Orsiani. Anna was born in Brazil, the daughter of Italian parents, Gaetano Dalesio and Maria Desantis.

Sources: Obituary of Owen’s paternal grandfather, John Dowling Campbell – https://www.washingtonpost.com

Genealogy of Owen’s father’s family – https://archive.org

Obituaries of Owen’s paternal grandmother, Edna Nelle (Laughlin) Campbell – https://www.legacy.com

Owen’s paternal great-grandfather, Prentiss Tracy Laughlin, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Owen’s maternal grandfather, Joseph V. Amendolara – https://www.tribtoday.com

Owen’s maternal grandmother, Ada N. Dalesio, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Owen’s maternal great-grandparents, Fioro/Fiore Samuel Dalesio and Anna Dalesio – https://www.familysearch.org

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    >Maria/Marie Castranova/Castanova.

    >Owen’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in Oriolo, Cosenza, Calabria, to Sylvester Amendolara and Kathryn.

  2. jackson9 says:

    Owen Campbell’s Italian ancestry is at least partially Abruzzese. Fiore Samuel Dalesio (April 1892) was born in Pettorano, Tulzisfio, Italy. This is Owen’s maternal grandmothers father.

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