Steven Bauer

5th Annual Bridge Celebrity ESPY Awards Kick-off Party at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills on July 9, 2012

Bauer in 2012, photo by

Birth Name: Esteban Ernesto Echevarría Samson

Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba

Date of Birth: December 2, 1956

Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish, possibly other], as well as one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish and 1/32 Italian

Steven Bauer is an American actor. He was born in Havana, Cuba, the son of Lillian Samson Agostini and Esteban Echevarría, a pilot. His family moved to Miami, Florida, U.S., in 1960, because of the Castro regime. His father was of Cuban/Spanish-Cuban descent. His maternal grandfather was of German Jewish descent, and his maternal grandmother was of Cuban/Spanish-Cuban, and one eighth Italian, ancestry.

He has two children, a son with his former wife, actress Melanie Griffith, and a son with his former wife, Ingrid Anderson.

Steven’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Samson.

Steven’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of parents surnamed Agostini Godoy and del Castillo Godoy. Two of Steven’s great-great-grandparents were Emilio del Castillo and Ursula Godoy.

Source: Genealogy of Steven Bauer (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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