Jack Lemmon

by follers on June 2, 2014

Birth Name: John Uhler Lemmon III

Date of Birth: February 8, 1925

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

Date of Death: June 27, 2001

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California

Ethnicity: English, Irish, small amounts of Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh

Jack Lemmon was an American actor and musician. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Mister Roberts (1955), and the Academy Award for Best Actor for Save the Tiger (1973).

He had English, Irish, and small amounts of Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh, roots.

Jack was married to actress Felicia Farr, until his death. The couple had a daughter. Jack also had a son, actor Chris Lemmon, with his first wife, actress Cynthia Stone.

Jack’s paternal grandfather was John Uhler Lemmon (the son of Benjamin Franklin Lemmon and Jane Elizabeth Davis). Benjamin was the son of Thomas J. Lemmon and Mary Galloway.

Jack’s paternal grandmother was Agnes Johanna Hanafin (the daughter of Patrick Hanafin and Mary J. McFeely). Patrick was Irish. Mary was born in Louisiana, to Irish parents.

Jack’s maternal grandparents were Edgar Marion Noel (the son of Lemuel Marion Noel and Mary Jane Burgess) and Sarah E. Larue. Lemuel was the son of John Noel and Elizabeth Branson. Mary Jane was the daughter of Daniel Morgan Burgess and Julia Ann Lindsay.

Sources: Family history of Jack Lemmon – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Jack Lemmon – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jack Lemmon (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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andrew June 19, 2015 at 5:29 pm

add Walter Matthau

andrew July 15, 2015 at 4:39 pm

what are you waiting?

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