Paul Bartel

Date of Birth: August 6, 1938

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

Date of Death: May 13, 2000

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

Ethnicity: German, English, as well as Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Paul Bartel was an American actor, writer, and director. He was known for directing the films Eating Raoul, Private Parts (1972), Death Race 2000, Lust in the Dust, and Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills, and for his roles in Eat My Dust, Hollywood Boulevard, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, Get Crazy, and Amazon Women on the Moon.

Paul was the son of Jesse King and William A. “Bill” Bartel.

Paul’s paternal grandfather was Frederik/Frderick Wilhelm Konrad Heinrich “William” Bartel (the son of William Rudolph Conrad Lambert “Conrad” Bartel and Florence Gardner). Frederick was born in Hamburg, Germany, to a German-born father and an English-born mother. Paul’s great-grandfather William was the son of Wilhelm Bartel and Willhelmina Herniman. Florence was the daughter of Frederick Gardner.

Paul’s paternal grandmother was Mathilda Augusta Clarenbach (the daughter of Johann Daniel Ludwig Clarenbach and Wilhelmine Eva Albertine Schenke). Augusta was born in Pennsylvania, to a German-born father. Johann was born in Hückeswagen, Hückeswagen, Lennep, Rheinland, Prussia, the son of Ludwig Wilhelm Clarenbach and Julie Mathilde Blank. Wilhelmine was the daughter of German parents, Wilhelm M. Schenke and Auguste D. Schulenburg, from Hannover, Berne, Oldenburg.

Paul’s maternal grandfather was Faris Robinson Feland, Jr. (the son of Faris Robison Feland and Ella H. King). Paul’s grandfather Faris was born in Kentucky. Paul’s great-grandfather Faris was a minister, lawyer, and judge, and was the son of Armstead Milner Feland and Lucy Ann Faris. Ella was the daughter of Simeon Hampton King and Virginia F. Jessee.

Paul’s maternal grandmother was Ivy May Green (the son of Alfred Lee Green and Ida Cora Bean). Ivy was born in Canada, to a Canadian father and a Maine-born mother. Alfred was born in Woodstock, Carleton County, New Brunswick, the son of Josiah Medis Green, whose father was born in Dorset, England, and of Caroline Amelia Kinney.

Sources: Marriage record of Paul’s parents –

Paul’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Paul’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogies and obituaries of Paul’s maternal grandparents, Faris Robinson Feland, Jr. and Ivy May (Green) Feland –

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