Derek Theler

Theler in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Place of Birth: Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 29, 1986

Ethnicity: German, Scottish, English

Derek Theler is an American film and television actor, and model.

Derek’s paternal grandfather was Louis Fredrick/Frederick Theler (the son of Frederick Johann “Fred” Theler and Katherine Mayer). Louis was born in Ohio. Derek’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Louis C. Theler, whose parents were German, and of Fredericka Lang/Lange, whose parents were also German. Frederick’s great-grandmother Katherine was German.

Derek’s paternal grandmother was Lillian McKean (the daughter of Theodore Lane McKean and Nina Burnham). Lillian was born in Utah. Theodore was the son of Theodore McKean and Sophia Jane Lane, whose parents were from Thatcham, Berkshire, and Brightwell, Suffolk, England. Nina was the daughter of Luther Clinton Burnham and Mary Lucinda Stewart.

Derek’s father is pictured here.

Sources: Marriage announcement of Derek’s sister –

Derek’s paternal grandfather, Louis Fredrick/Frederick Theler, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Derek’s paternal grandmother, Lillian McKean –

Obituary of Derek’s paternal grandmother, Lillian (McKean) Theler –

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