Amber Tamblyn

by follers on May 27, 2014

LOS ANGELES - NOV 6:  Amber Tamblyn at the Hollywood Reporter's

Birth Name: Amber Rose Tamblyn

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 14, 1983

Ethnicity: Scottish, English, some Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)

Amber Tamblyn is an American actress, author, poet, and film director. She is the daughter of Bonnie Murray, an artist, singer, and teacher, and Russ Tamblyn (Russell Irving Tamblyn), an actor and dancer. Amber is married to comedian and actor David Cross.

Amber’s paternal grandfather was Eddie Tamblyn (Edward Francis Tamblyn, an entertainer, the son of Joseph Irving Tamblyn and Edna Estella Brown). Joseph was the son of Thomas Joseph Tamblyn and Emeline Holland/Hollands. Edna was the daughter of Edward Francis Brown and Estella K. Hancock.

Amber’s paternal grandmother was Sally Aileen Triplett, an actress (the daughter of Thomas Carter Triplett and Blanch Beatrice Webster). Thomas was the son of Thomas Carter Triplett and Nancy Frances Thomas. Blanch was the daughter of Myron Mansel Webster and Rhoda Ann Burks.

Amber’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Murray (the son of John A. Murray and Agnes S. McCoshen). Alexander was Scottish.

Amber’s maternal grandmother was Marian Alice Blanchard (the daughter of William Gregg Blanchard and Alice Russell McNeill). William was the son of Charles M. Blanchard and Alice. Amber’s great-grandmother Alice was the daughter of James M. McNeill and Marian Russell Young.

Sources: Genealogy of Amber Tamblyn (focusing on her father’s side) –

Amber’s maternal grandfather, Alexander Murray, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Amber’s maternal grandmother, Marian Alice Blanchard, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Photo by kathclick/

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fuzzybear44 May 15, 2016 at 1:39 am

She looks much older in that pic, than she really is

phaedra May 15, 2016 at 12:50 am

Looks Russian to me.

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