Place of Birth: Wyckoff, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 8, 1975
Ethnicity: Irish, English, one eighth Italian, one eighth German, distant Scottish and Dutch
Tara Reid is an American actress and model. She is known for starring in the American Pie films.
Tara is the daughter of Donna and Thomas Reid.
Tara’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Lawrence Reid, Sr. (the son of John/Jack Reid and Margaret Brown). John was born in England, to an Irish father and an English mother. Margaret was born in England, to an English father, William Brown/Browne, and to a mother of Irish and Scottish descent, Mary Jordan.
Tara’s paternal grandmother was Helene/Helena M. Hannan (the daughter of Patrick J. Hannan and Julia A. Sheehan). Helene was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents. Julia was the daughter of Daniel Sheehan and Sarah Murphy, who was from Cork.
Tara’s maternal grandfather was Anthony Joseph Russo (the son of Angelantonio/Antonio Russo and Mary Magdelene Mayer/Majer). Anthony was born in New York. Angelantonio was born in Marsicovetere, Basilicata, the son of Giovanni Russo and Laura. Mary was born in Gánt, Hungary, to parents of German descent, Anton Majer/Mayer and Theresa Haas.
Tara’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Adele Lynch (the daughter of John Howard Lynch and Hazel Adel Castiaux). Dorothy was born in New Jersey. John was born in Connecticut, the son of Michael Lynch, who was born in the U.S., to Irish parents, and of Catherine/Kate, who born in England, to Irish parents. Hazel was the daughter of John A. Castiaux, whose father was born in Ireland, and of Ida H. Losey.
Sources: Tara’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Lawrence Reid, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tara’s paternal grandmother, Helene/Helena M. Hannan, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tara’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Adele Lynch, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org