Place of Birth: St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.
Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish (Castilian), Catalan, Galician, Basque, possibly other]
René Echevarria is an American screenwriter and producer. He is of Cuban descent. His surname is Basque.
Rene’s maternal grandfather was Rogelio Riquelme Edreira (the son of Guillermo Gumersindo Riquelme y Rodríguez-Morejón and María Edreira y Martínez). Guillermo was the son of José María Riquelme y Hano and María Vicenta de la Concepción Rodríguez-Morejón y Valero-Guzmán. Rene’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Manuel Edreira y Nieves, who was born in Galicia, Spain, and of Andrea Martínez.
Rene’s maternal grandmother was Eulogia Martínez y Bauzá (the daughter of Moisés Martínez y Bocos and Coloma Bauzá y Rivas). Moisés was born in Burgos, Castilla-Leon, Spain, the son of Juan Martínez Avila and Eulogia Bocos González. Coloma was born in Cuba, the daughter of Jaime Bauzá y Cordell and María Rivas y Mi, who were from the Balearic Islands.