Tina Majorino

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Majorino in 2012, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Tina Marie Majorino

Place of Birth: Westlake, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 7, 1985

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), Cuban/Spanish, French, Scottish, German, about one eighth Filipino

Tina Majorino is an American actress. She has had leading roles in the films When a Man Loves a Woman, Corrina, Corrina; Andre, Waterworld, Napoleon Dynamite, and What We Do Is Secret, and has been featured on television’s Camp Wilder, Before Women Had Wings, Alice in Wonderland (1999), Veronica Mars, Big Love, The Deep End, Bones, True Blood, Grey’s Anatomy, Legends, Scorpion, and Into the Dark: Delivered. She was in a rock band, The AM Project, with her brother Kevin.

Tina’s paternal grandfather was Richard Rannard “Dick” Majorino (the son of Louis Majorino and Agnes Plaeta). Richard was born in New York, to Italian parents.

Tina’s paternal grandmother was Albertin M. Cruz (the daughter of Nicolas/Nicholas L. Cruz and Antoinette Louise Salbat). Albertin was born in Cuba, to a Cuban father and a French mother.

Tina’s maternal grandfather was James Black. James was of Scottish origin.

Tina’s maternal grandmother was surnamed Ziegler (the daughter of Albert Zeigler and Priscilla/Prisila Macan Santos). Albert was born in Ohio, to German parents, Jacob Zeigler and Anna Drda. Priscilla was born in Manila, in the Philippines.

Source: Tina’s paternal grandfather, Richard Rannard “Dick” Majorino, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


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11 Responses

  1. ashash says:

    Wow. She is very exotic!

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