Birth Name: Tyler Garcia Posey
Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 18, 1991
*father – English, Scottish, Irish, German, distant French
*mother – Mexican
Tyler Posey is an American actor, musician, model, director, and producer. In film, he has appeared in Collateral Damage, Maid in Manhattan, Legendary, White Frog, Scary Movie 5, Yoga Hosers, Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare (2018), The Last Summer, and Alone (2020). On television, he has starred in the Teen Wolf franchise, as well as on the series Doc, Brothers & Sisters, Lincoln Heights, Jane the Virgin, Now Apocalypse, Scream, and, in voice-role, the Marvel Rising specials and Fast & Furious: Spy Racers.
Tyler is the son of Cyndi Garcia and actor John Posey (John Sanford Posey). Tyler’s father has English, smaller amounts of Scottish, Irish, and German, and distant French, ancestry. Tyler’s mother was of Mexican descent. He was raised in Santa Clarita. Tyler is married to singer Phem.
Tyler’s paternal grandfather was William McCutcheon “Bill” Posey, Jr. (the son of William Posey and Lucy B. McCutchen). Tyler’s grandfather William was born in New York. Tyler’s great-grandfather William was the son of Alfred Posey and Christine Eliza Cook, who was Scottish. Lucy was the daughter of Charles Wesley McCutchen and Mary Josephine Kennard.
Tyler’s paternal grandmother is Joan Armstrong (the daughter of Ellsworth Armstrong and Margaret Illingsworth Wheatley). Joan was born in Connecticut. Ellsworth was the son of Ralph Morehouse Armstrong, whose father was Canadian, and of Hazel Anne Sanford. Margaret was the daughter of Louis Frederick Wheatley and Leila Madeline Illingworth. Leila’s father was English.
Tyler’s maternal grandfather was Manuel Cabral Garcia (the son of Pablo Garcia and Leofila Cabral). Manuel was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mexican parents.
Tyler’s maternal grandmother was Esther Moya (the daughter of Victor Moya and Jeanette Núñez). Esther was born in Los Angeles, California. Victor was born in California, of Mexican descent. Jeanette was Mexican.
Sources: Biography of Tyler Posey (which mentions his background) – http://www.tylergposey.com
Obituary of Tyler’s paternal grandfather, William McCutcheon “Bill” Posey, Jr. – http://www.legacy.com
Tyler’s paternal great-grandparents, William Posey and Lucy B. McCutchen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Tyler’s paternal great-grandfather, Ellsworth Armstrong, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Tyler’s paternal great-grandmother, Margaret Illingsworth Wheatley, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Tyler’s maternal grandparents, Manuel Cabral Garcia and Esther Moya – https://www.familysearch.org
Death records of Tyler’s maternal grandparents, Manuel Cabral Garcia and Esther (Moya) Garcia – https://www.findagrave.com