Derek Theler

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 is the son of Beth L. and Robert Theler. Derek has a sister, Ashlea. Derek’s father has German, Scottish, and English ancestry.

Derek’s paternal grandfather was Louis Fredrick/Frederick Theler (the son of Frederick Johann “Fred” Theler and Katherine Mayer). Derek’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Louis C. Theler, whose own parents were German, and of Fredericka Lang/Lange, whose own 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). Theodore was the son of Theodore McKean and Sophia Jane Lane, whose own 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: Derek’s paternal grandfather on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Derek’s paternal grandmother –

Obituary of Derek’s paternal grandmother –

Marriage announcement of Derek’s sister, Ashlea Theler –

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