Birth Name: Samuel Canfield Upton
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 22, 1978
*English, Irish, some German (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Sam Upton is an American actor and writer.
Sam’s father is mostly of English, Irish, and some German descent. Sam’s mother is Jewish.
Sam is married to actress Tracy Effinger.
Sam’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Canfield Upton (the son of Herbert Hawkes Upton and Ellen Canfield). Arthur was born in Michigan. Herbert was born in Massachusetts, the son of Wallace Flint Upton and Charlotte Eaton. Ellen was born in Michigan, the daughter of Arthur Graves Canfield and Jeannette Platt Sayre.
Sam’s paternal grandmother is Elizabeth Bache Perry (the daughter of Howard Rand Perry and Elizabeth Bacon). Sam’s grandmother Elizabeth was born in Michigan. Howard was born in Illinois, the son of Howard Rand Perry and Mary Gertrude Morgan. Sam’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was born in Washington, the daughter of John Mosby Bacon and Mary Dennison Forsyth.
Sam’s maternal grandparents are named Saul Goldman and Selma.
Source: Obituary of Sam’s paternal grandfather, Arthur Canfield Upton – http://www.asip.org
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