Travis Van Winkle

BURBANK - JUNE 25: Travis Van Winkle arrives at the 41st Annual

Van Winkle in 2015, photo by cvanwagoner/

Birth Name: Travis Scott Van Winkle

Place of Birth: Victorville, San Bernardino, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 4, 1982

*Dutch, likely Ukrainian (father)
*Irish, Polish (mother)

Travis Van Winkle is an American actor.

He is a Bahá’í.

Travis’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Harry Van Winkle.

Travis’s paternal grandmother is Antonia Stark (who likely is the daughter of Johann Stark and Tatjana Pavlovna). Johann and Tatjana were Ukrainian.

Travis’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Reynolds Fitzgerald (the son of Edward Fitzgerald and Katherine/Catherine Bridget Mulcahy). Thomas was born in Michigan. Edward was the son of Edmund Fitzgerald, who was born in Paliskenny, Limerick, Ireland, and Anna Reynolds, whose family was also from Limerick. Katherine was the daughter of Irish parents, James Mulcahy, who was from Glanmire, County Cork, and Margaret Manning, who was from Watergrasshill, County Cork.

Travis’s maternal grandmother was Lucille Joan Zielinski (the daughter of Stephen Zielinski and Margaret Wesolek/Wesolik). Lucille was born in Michigan. Stephen was Polish, the son of Frank Zielinski and Tillie Urbanowski. Margaret was born in Michigan, to Polish parents, Frank Wesolek/Wesolik and Mary Kaczmarek.

Sources: Travis’s maternal grandmother, Lucille Joan Zielinski, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Travis’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Wesolek/Wesolik –

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Travis’ paternal grandfather was Charles Harry Van Winkle.

    Travis’ paternal grandmother is Antonia Stark.

    This is possibly Travis’ great-aunt’s obituary:

  2. andrew says:

    hey follers can you add David Lynch? he has Irish, Finnish and German ancestry

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