What was Burt Lancaster’s heritage?

Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All his grandparents were immigrants from the north of Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics.

Is Burt Lancaster Irish?

Actor BURT LANCASTER was born in 1913 in Manhattan, New York City. Both sets of Burt’s grandparents were Irish Protestant working-class immigrants. His maternal grandparents (James & Jenny Roberts) were from Belfast and emigrated to NYC in 1875.

What was Burt Lancasters real name?

Burt Lancaster