Birth Name: Robert Earl Buckley
Place of Birth: Claremont, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 2, 1981
Ethnicity: Italian/Sicilian (maternal grandmother), English, German, Irish
Robert Buckley is an American actor and model. His roles include the shows iZombie, Lipstick Jungle, One Tree Hill, and 666 Park Avenue.
Robert is married to actress Jenny Wade, with whom he has one child.
Robert’s paternal grandfather was Daniel James Buckley (the son of Daniel H. Buckley and Myrtle Kleiber). Robert’s grandfather Daniel was born in Illinois. Robert’s great-grandfather Daniel was an Irish emigrant, from Tipperary, and was the son of Michael Buckley and Dora Heenan. Myrtle was the daughter of James J. Kleiber and Harriet Prudence Cramer, and had partial deep roots in the U.S.
Robert’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Anita Walton (the daughter of Charles Chanley Walton and Katherine M. Shade). Dorothy was born in California. Charles was the son of Tillman Eugene Walton and Florence Augusta Bernhart/Barnhardt. Katherine was the daughter of German emigrants, Charles G. Shade/Schade and Catharine Baumgartner.
Robert’s maternal grandfather is Earl J. Cole (the son of Ernest/Earnest Judson Cole and Ethel/Ethell Angeline Sledge). Earl was born in Oklahoma, and had deep roots in the U.S. and Canada. Ernest was born in either Arkansas or Kentucky, and was the son of James Esterbrook Cole, a Canadian immigrant, and of Nancy Sophrona Whitmore. Ethel was born in Texas, the daughter of Benjamin Asbury Sledge and Mattie Elizabeth Granger.
Robert’s maternal grandmother is Carmela “Carmen” Agliata/Agliato/Aglata (the daughter of Angelo Agliata and Angela/Angeline Marotta). Carmela was born in Favara, province of Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. Angelo was the son of Francesco Agliata and Antonia Russello. Angela’s mother was named Angela Zucchetto.
Source: Marriage record of Robert’s maternal grandparents, Earl J. Cole and Carmela “Carmen” Agliata/Agliato/Aglata – http://www.familysearch.org