Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 25, 2005
Ethnicity: French-Canadian (one quarter), English, German, Irish, Scottish
Pierce Gagnon is an American actor. He has had roles in the films Looper, Tomorrowland, and Scoob!, among others. His brother is actor Steele Gagnon.
His father’s ancestry is one half French-Canadian, one quarter German, and one quarter a mix of English and Irish. His mother is of English, Irish, German, and Scottish descent.
Pierce’s paternal grandfather is Robert James Gagnon (the son of George Omer Gagnon and Rosalie Rita/Reta Wahl). George was born in Rhode Island, the son of Arthur Joseph Gagnon and Laura Eva/Lina Boudreau, and was of French-Canadian descent, with all four grandparents born in Québec. Rosalie was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of ethnic German parents, John/Johann Wahl/Wal, who was born in Zdunska Wola, Lodzkiego, Poland, and Marie Cecilia/Caeciline Thomann, who was born in Muhlhausen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France.
Pierce’s paternal grandmother is Karen L. Preston (the daughter of Melvin Roland Preston and Helen Lorraine Rheaume). Melvin was born in New Hampshire, the son of Ralph Eugene Preston and Edythe Jane Trumbull. Helen was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph Dollard/E. Rheaume, who was French-Canadian, and of Ida Alice Poissant, whose parents were also French-Canadian.
Pierce’s maternal grandfather is Jerry Edward Whitehead Hagan (the son of Peter Monroe Hagan and Evelyn Brown Chaney). Peter was born in Florida, the son of Harold Lamar Black and Gertrude M. Hagan. Evelyn was born in Tennessee, the daughter of Henry Arlo Chaney and Rhoda Elvira McMahan.
Pierce’s maternal grandmother is Lynne J. Brush (the daughter of Glenn Alvin Brush and Anna Harriett/Harriet Adams). Glenn was born in Illinois, the son of Willis Richard Brush and Hattie Mae Turnage. Anna was born in Indiana, the daughter of Glendon Thomas Adams and Icie Ione Hodge.
Sources: Obituary of Pierce’s maternal great-grandmother, Rosalie Rita/Reta (Wahl) Gagnon – https://sv.findagrave.com
Obituary of Pierce’s maternal great-grandfather, Melvin Roland Preston – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy and obituary of maternal Pierce’s great-grandfather, Peter Monroe Hagan – https://sv.findagrave.com
Obituary of Pierce’s maternal great-grandfather, Glenn Alvin Brush – https://www.legacy.com
Thought for sure he was half Asian.
This kid surely can tan!
I actually thought he might have a more interesting background from his father’s side. But it turned out to just be European.
His parents are White/European
He is the exotic one of the family.
That’s not true. I looked up a picture of his parents, and his father is fairly dark-complexioned and his mother is light. Gagnon and his siblings fluctuate between the range of colouring almost precisely (two darker ones and two light ones).
I dont think so about his father: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bi3cdiECYAERw84.jpg
I mean, he’s not Joe Gorga or Paulie D…