Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman

Birth Name: Alison Marion Lohman

Place of Birth: Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 18, 1979

Ethnicity: Irish, German, English, Scottish, 1/32 French-Canadian

Alison Lohman is an American actress.

She is married to director, producer, and filmmaker Mark Neveldine, with whom she has two children.

Alison’s paternal grandfather was born under the surname Carmichael; his parents were Wade A. Carmichael and Edna C. Patrick. Edna re-married to Raymond/Ray A./E. Lohman, who adopted Alison’s grandfather, and Alison’s grandfather’s name was changed to Robert Wade Lohman. The surname Lohman was originally spelled Lohmann, and came from Raymond’s partial Swiss ancestry. Alison’s great-grandfather Wade was the son of David O. Carmichael and Annie L. Tenser.

Alison’s paternal grandmother was Ann McKusick (the daughter of Sherman Preston McKusick and Mabel Gay Neumeier). Sherman was the son of Harrison J. McKusick and Mary Elizabeth Will. Mabel was the daughter of Friedrich/Frederich/Frederick Carl “Fred” Neumeier, who was born in Langenburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and of Anna Catherine Glade, who was born in Minnesota, to German parents.

Alison’s maternal grandfather was Curtis George Dunham (the son of Curtis George Dunham and Genevieve Beatrice Louise Odette). Curtis was the son of Frederic/Frederick C. Dunham and Grace Bates Gearhart. Genevieve was the daughter of Edmund/Edmond George Odette, a Canadian politician, whose father was French-Canadian, and of Ethel Beatrice Hobson.

Alison’s maternal grandmother was Marion Jean Jones (the daughter of Cecil Wernor Jones and Loretta Alfreda Murphy). Marion was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Cecil was the son of Alfred Erie Frances Jones and Emma Mogk, who was of German descent. Loretta was the daughter of Michael Joseph Murphy and Ellen Catherine “Nellie” Flanigan, both of whom were born in Ontario, both of them to Irish parents, with Ellen’s father being from Ardagh, Mayo.

Sources: Genealogy of Alison Lohman –

Obituary of Alison’s paternal grandfather, Robert Wade Lohman –

Alison’s paternal great-grandfather, Wade A. Carmichael, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Biography of Alison’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Edmond George Odette –

Obituary of Alison’s maternal grandmother, Marion Jean (Jones) Dunham Aston –

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6 Responses

  1. angiemorton says:

    There is something that gives a sense of Jewish on her face. And her eyes look brown.

  2. J.J. says:

    correction; her eyes are hazel (light brown) and her hair is dark brown (brunette)

  3. neiltennant says:

    Lohman is a German-Jewish surname

    • neiltennant says:

      no I’m not I’m from Germany and most of the people with the name Lohman are Jewish

      there are many Americans with this name and they are Jewish

      do you know LOHMANs ? the shop ?

  4. andrew says:

    You should add Swiss among ethnicities, if her original surname was from there. Not sure but Patrick last name could be Irish

  5. andrew says:

    she played the role of Nicholas Cage daughter in that Ridley Scott movie I dont remember the title now

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