Breckin Meyer

by follers on October 5, 2012

Birth Name: Breckin Erin Meyer

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: May 7, 1974

Ethnicity: German, English, French, Irish

Breckin Meyer is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and drummer. He is the son of Dorothy Ann (Vial) and Christopher William Meyer. Breckin is married to screenwriter and director Deborah Kaplan.

Breckin’s maternal grandfather is Horace Wilbur Rudolph Vial (the son of Frank Pollard Vial and Hilda Herbeter Rudolph). Frank was the son of William R. Vail and Mildred J./L. Pollard. Hilda was the daughter of Horace W. Rudolph and Eliza W. Ship.

Breckin’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Annette Dodson (the daughter of Raymond Morel Dodson and Nellie/Nillie/Nelle Rachael/Rachel Smith). Raymond was the son of Elmer/Elmore Helsley Dodson and Lucy Belle Fetty. Nellie was the daughter of Jonas Smith and Liza Flanagan.

Sources: Genealogy of Breckin Meyer (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Breckin’s maternal grandfather, Horace Wilbur Rudolph Vial, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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J.J. June 26, 2013 at 5:59 am

correction; his eyes are blue they’re most definitely not green

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