Birth Name: Stephen Keith Kloves
Place of Birth: Austin, Travis, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 18, 1960
Ethnicity: Greek (3/8ths), English, French/Cajun, German, Irish, Welsh, some Swiss-German
Steve Kloves is an American screenwriter, film director, and producer.
Steve is the son of Dorothy and George Kloves. He was raised in Sunnyvale, California.
Steve’s paternal grandfather was named Engel George Kloves/Kolovos. Engel was born in Greece.
Steve’s paternal grandmother was Louise Marie Stratakos/Stratakas (the daughter of Louis George Stratakos and Ernestine M. Livaudais). Louise was born in Louisiana. Louis was born in Greece, the son of George Stratakos and Theodora Karvelas. Ernestine was born in Louisiana, the daughter of William Enoch Livaudais, whose father was French, and of Nellie D. Gory/Cary.
Steve’s maternal grandfather was Larkin Lafayette Blake (the son of Larkin/Larken Lafayette Blake and Thedia/Theda Dixon Crowder). Steve’s grandfather Larkin was born in Oklahoma. Steve’s great-grandfather Larkin was born in Missouri, the son of Thomas Kinkade/Kincaid Blake and Frances Taylor Chitty. Thedia was born in North Carolina.
Steve’s maternal grandmother was Martha Floe Alexander (the daughter of John Thomas Alexander and Ida Alice Elmore). Martha was born in Oklahoma. John was born in Texas, the son of John T. Alexander and Martha J. Powell. Ida was born in Texas, the daughter of Alexander Marion Elmore and Harriet Francis Dirickson.
Sources: Steve’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Stephen’s father – http://www.findagrave.com
Birth record of Steve’s paternal grandmother, Louise Marie Stratakos/Stratakas – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Steve’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org
Stephen’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Stephen’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org