Finn Wittrock

by follers on December 26, 2014

LOS ANGELES - DEC 15:  Finn Wittrock at the "Unbroken" - Los Ang

Birth Name: Peter Wittrock

Place of Birth: Lenox, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 28, 1984

*Danish, Norwegian, Austrian (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)

Finn Wittrock is an American actor and screenwriter. He is the son of actor Peter Wittrock and college professor Kate Claire Crowley.

Finn’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth Ralph Wittrock (the son of Edwin Christian Wittrock and Edith Annette Jonassen/Johnson). Edwin was the son of a Danish father, Ernest Wittrock, and a Norwegian mother, Christine Olsen/Olesen/Olson. Edith was Norwegian, the daughter of Edward Martin Jonassen and Anna Christine/Kristine Monge.

Finn’s paternal grandmother was Charlotte Elizabeth Hennig (the son of Ludwig/Louis Hennig and Philippine/Filippina Hennig). Ludwig and Philippine were both Austrian. Ludwig was the son of Johann Jakob Hennig and Karolina/Caroline Merck/Merk. Philippine was the daughter of Christian Hennig and Elisabetha Margareta Faber.

Sources: Finn’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth Ralph Wittrock, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Finn’s paternal grandmother, Charlotte Elizabeth Hennig, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Photo by kathclick/

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Sage April 17, 2016 at 9:47 am

I don’t know whether to consider him handsome or unattractive.

celebfan November 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

His mother’s name is Kate Claire Crowley and she’s a college professor at USC. I don’t know about her ethnicity, but Crowley is an Irish surname.

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