Sean McKittrick

Sean McKittrick – “Bad Words” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome – Hollywood, CA, USA, 2014 – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / /

Birth Name: Sean P. McKittrick

Place of Birth: Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 20, 1975

Ethnicity: Italian (maternal grandfather), Irish, as well as English, Swiss-German, German, French, and Croatian

Sean McKittrick is an American film producer. He is a principal at production companies Darko Entertainment and QC Entertainmen.

Sean is the son of Susan and Michael McKittrick. He is married to Monique Jabre.

Sean’s paternal grandfather was Walter F. McKittrick (the son of Barney/Bernard McKittrick and Margaret McNally). Walter was born in Montana, to Irish parents.

Sean’s paternal grandmother was Virginia Tschannen (the daughter of Walter Tschannen and Hazel Mary Ellen Flynn). Virginia was born in Idaho. Walter was born in Illinois, the son of Johann Alfred “John” Tschannen, who was from Switzerland, and of Dora Ohrt/Ort, who was German. Hazel was born in Tennessee, the daughter of Thomas Sheridan Flynn and Flora Isabell Brown.

Sean’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Louis Gardella, Jr. (the son of Joseph L. Gardella, Sr. and Amelia Henrietta Piccardo). Sean’s grandfather Joseph was born in California. Sean’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in California, to Italian parents, Charles Gardella and Rose Ghiradel. Amelia was born in California, also to Italian parents, Andrea/Andrew Piccardo, from Voltri, and Rosa Angela Albina Yolanda Ginocchio, from Borzonasca, Città Metropolitana di Genova, Liguria.

Sean’s maternal grandmother was Marjorie/Margery Ann/Anne Tallia (the daughter of John Martin Tallia and Margaret Eleanor Richards/Richardo). Marjorie was born in California.

Sean’s great-grandfather John was born in California, and likely was the son of Peter Tallia/Talia, who was born in Dalmatia, Austria, and was likely an ethnic Croatian; and of Adele “Della/Dell” Balés/Balese, who had French ancestry. Sean’s great-grandmother Margaret was born in California, the daughter of William John Richards/Richardo, whose parents were from England and Germany, and of Helen/Ellen J. Delbridge, whose parents were Canadian.

Sources: Marriage record of Sean’s parents –

Obituary of Sean’s father –

Death record of Sean’s paternal grandfather, Walter F. McKittrick –

Obituary of Sean’s paternal grandmother, Virginia (Tschannen) McKittrick –

Genealogy of Sean’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Louis Gardella, Jr. –

Sean’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie/Margery Ann/Anne Tallia, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Sean’s maternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister) –

8 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    according to this, William J. Richards’ father was Cornish:

  2. madman says:

    What about 1/16th Croatian?

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