Birth Name: Thomas Clifford Arana
Place of Birth: Auburn, Placer, California, United States
Date of Birth: April 3, 1955
*Mexican, Latvian (father)
*German, Swedish (mother)
Tomas Arana is an American actor.
He is the son of Rena and William Arana.
Tomas’ paternal grandfather was Fred Phillip Arana (the son of Joseph/Jose Y. Arana and Florinanda/Florinda/Flora Lugarda “Frances” Lopez). Fred was born in California, and was of Mexican descent. Joseph’s father was Mexican. Florinda was the daughter of Leonardo Lopez, who was born in Mexico, and Maria Laurenza Rafaela Garcia, who was also of Mexican descent.
Tomas’ paternal grandmother was Anna Ruth Westing (the daughter of Fred Westing/Vesting and Lena/Liba Mary Ruya). Anna was born in Latvia. Fred’s parents’ surnames were Westing/Vesting and Sallo. Lena’s parents’ surnames were Ruya and Kleisch. Her mother likely was named Anna Kleisch.
Tomas’ maternal grandfather was Amiel D. Mundt (the son of Albert Detlef Mundt and Sophia Margaret Meier/Meyer). Amiel was born in California, to German parents.
Tomas’ maternal grandmother was Beatrice C. Johnson (the daughter of John Johansson and Carolina Mathilda Erickson). Beatrice was born in California, to Swedish parents.
Sources: Tomas’ father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tomas’ paternal grandmother, Anna Ruth Westing, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Tomas’ mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org