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.