Birth Name: Steven James Mokate
Place of Birth: Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, U.S. (possibly)
Date of Birth: September 22, 1960
*62.5% mix of British Isles [Irish, Scottish, English] and distant German
Steve Mokate is an American actor and producer. He is known for his roles on the series American Crime, The Leftovers, and Better Call Saul, among others.
Steve’s paternal grandfather was Herman J. Mokate (the son of Anthony Mokate and Hannah A. McGarvey). Herman was born in Pennsylvania. Anthony was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the son of Hermannus Mokate and Maria Johanna de Jong. Hannah was born in Paisley, Scotland, the daughter of John McGarvey and Margaret Gilmour.
Steve’s paternal grandmother was Ellen Margaret Curran (the daughter of George Abraham Joseph Curran and Catherine “Kate” Ryan). Ellen was born in Illinois. George was born in Illinois, the son of Daniel W. Curran, who was from Scotland, and of Elizabeth Payne, whose parents were Irish. Catherine was born in Ireland, the daughter of Matthew Ryan and Johanna Butler.
Steve’s maternal grandfather was John Attaya (likely the son of Solomon Attaya and Rose/Rosa “Rosie” Andary/Anderi). John was born in Maine, to parents from Syria, now Lebanon, who likely were Maronite Christians. Rose was the daughter of Abraham Andary/Anderi.
Steve’s maternal grandmother was Meta L. Beal (the daughter of Thomas W. Beal and Marie E. Donovan). Meta was born in Maine. Thomas was born in Maine, the son of Joseph Ellsworth Beal and Lois Mansfield Norton. Marie was born in Maine, the daughter of George Warren Donovan and Laura Jane White.
Sources: Genealogy of Steve’s parents – http://familysearch.org
Obituary of Steve’s mother – http://familysearch.org