Birth Name: Alan Willis Jeffery
Date of Birth: 1 March, 1947
Place of Birth: Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada
Date of Death: 13 December, 2016
Place of Death: Burbank, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish, English
Alan Thicke was a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game show and television host. He was the host of the shows The Alan Thicke Show, from 1980 to 1983, and Thicke of the Night, from 1983 to 1984.
Alan was the son of Shirley “Joan” Isobel/Isabelle Marie (Greer) and William “Bill” Elgar Jeffery. His surname, “Thicke”, was from his stepfather, Brian Thicke. Alan was the father of singer Robin Thicke. His half-brother was writer and producer Todd Thicke.
Alan’s paternal grandfather was Stephen Elgar Jeffery (the son of James Jeffery and Alice Mary Prebble). James was the son of Robert Jeffery and Mary Cruthers. Alice was the daughter of Stephen Prebble and Alice L. Harrison.
Alan’s paternal grandmother was Elsie Gibbons (the daughter of William Thomas Gibbons and Sarah Ann Bonar/Bonner).
Alan’s maternal grandfather was Creighton Willis Greer (the son of Samuel Greer and Susanna Florence “Annie” Latham).
Alan’s maternal grandmother was Isadora/Isadore Sarah Brennan (the daughter of William Wilcox Brennan and Mable/Mabel Isabel Pottruff). William was the son of Michael Brennan and Catherine Wilcox. Mable was the daughter of James Pottruff and Sarah Hoey.
Sources: Genealogy of Alan Thicke – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Alan Thicke (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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