Birth Name: Christopher Nash Elliott
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 31, 1960
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish
Chris Elliott is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is the son of Lee (born Virginia Lee Peppers), a model and TV director, and Bob Elliott (Robert Brackett Elliott), an actor and comedian, who was part of the comedic team Bob and Ray. His daughter is comedian and actress Abby Elliott.
Chris’s paternal grandfather was Fred/Frederick Russell Elliott (the son of William Elliott and Alice Augusta Gage). William was Scottish, the son of Thomas Elliott and Elizabeth. Alice was the daughter of William Washington Gage and Sarah Wade Griffin.
Chris’s paternal grandmother was Gail Marguerite Brackett (the daughter of Charles S. Brackett and Bertha E. Pilley). Charles was the son of David Brackett and Harriet “Hattie” Ann Page. Bertha was the daughter of Hiram H. Pilley and Mary A. Rose.
Chris’s maternal grandfather was Gail Garnet Pepper/Peppers (the son of Peter A. Pepper and Ruphelle T. Wetzel). Peter was the son of James Abner Pepper and Phoebe/Pheba Emily Wilson. Ruphelle was the daughter of George Jackson Wetzel and Mary Dilworth/Delworth.
Chris’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Frances Echols (the daughter of John Shannon Echols and Sarah Tavenner/Tevenner/Frances Spencer). John was the son of Marshall McCorkle Echols and Frances/Francis Ann Goudy. Sarah was the daughter of Elijah M. Spencer and Mary P. Nash.
Sources: Genealogy of Chris Elliott – http://www.geni.com
Chris’s maternal grandmother, Virginia Frances Echols, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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