Birth Name: Esteban Ernesto Echevarría Samson
Place of Birth: Havana, Cuba
Date of Birth: December 2, 1956
Ethnicity: Cuban-Spanish, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish, small amounts of Basque, Colombian, and 1/32 Corsican 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 maternal grandfather was a German Jewish immigrant. His other ancestry is mostly Spanish/Cuban, along with 1/32 Corsican Italian, and Basque and Colombian.
He has two children, a son with his former wife, actress Melanie Griffith; and a son with his former wife Ingrid Anderson.
Steven’s paternal grandparents had the last names Echevarría and Díaz.
Steven’s maternal grandfather was named Ernesto/Ernst Samson Bauer. Ernesto was born in Hamburg, Germany.
Steven’s maternal grandmother was Rita Maria Agostini del Castillo (the daughter of Isidoro Pablo Agostini y Godoy and Victoria del Castillo Godoy). Rita was born in Cuba. Isidoro was the son of Isidoro Pedro Agostini y Cortés, whose father was Corsican and whose mother was Colombian; and of Rita Godoy y Cespedes, whose father was Colombian and whose mother was Cuban. Victoria was the daughter of Emilio del Castillo and Ursula Godoy.
Source: Genealogy of Steven Bauer (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com