Birth Name: Titus B. Welliver
Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 12, 1961
Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh
Titus Welliver is an American actor. He is the son of Norma (Cripps), a fashion illustrator, and Neil Welliver (Neil Gavin Welliver), an artist.
The surname Welliver was Wohleben several generations back, and was German.
Titus is married to Dutch model and fashion consultant Jose Stemkens. He has a daughter with his late wife Elizabeth Alexander, and two children with his former wife, actress Joanna Heimbold.
Titus’s paternal grandfather was named Ralph E. Brewer.
Titus’s paternal grandmother was Mamie/Mayme Leah Welliver (the daughter of John Bartley Welliver and Martha Maranah Vaughan). Mamie was born in Pennsylvania. John was the son of Valentine Welliver and Mary Jane Brittain. Martha was born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England, to Welsh parents, John Vaughan and Maranah Watkins.
Titus’s maternal grandfather was William Silas Cripps (the son of William Henry Cripps and Margaret Jane Kelley). Titus’s grandfather William was born in Pennsylvania.
Titus’s maternal grandmother was Julia Anna Shaeffer (the daughter of John H. Shaeffer and Jane/Jennie Gale Marlow). Julia was born in Pennsylvania.
Sources: Genealogy of Titus Welliver (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Titus’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
According to his SSN application, Neil Welliver’s father was Ralph E. Brewer.
Titus’s paternal grandmother was Mamie/Mayme
>Mamie was born in Pennsylvania.
>Welliver and Mary Jane Brittain. Martha was born in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England, to Welsh parents, John Vaughan and Maranah Watkins.
I thought he is part Italian
Probably because he resembles Tom Sizemore.
I never noticed this resemblance tbh. Checking Sizemore’s filmography, he has played more “Italian” roles than Welliver by far, but I see Titus as a more convincing Italian character.
Btw, I found this in the meanwhile: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:American_people_who_self-identify_as_being_of_Native_American_descent