Jenna Fischer

by follers on July 11, 2014

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Regina Marie Fischer

Place of Birth: Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 7, 1974

Ethnicity: German, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, English, Bohemian (Czech)

Jenna Fischer is an American actress and director. She is married to screenwriter Lee Kirk, with whom she has two children.

Jenna’s paternal grandfather was Edward Michael Fischer (the son of Edward Christian Ernst Fischer and Mary Emilie Thomann). Jenna’s grandfather Edward was of German descent. Jenna’s great-grandfather Edward was the son of Frederick or Johann Heinrich Fischer, who was born in Prussia, and of Wilhelmine “Minnie” Kamp. Mary Emilie was the daughter of Adam Thomann and Caroline Vogel.

Jenna’s paternal grandmother was Georgia Louise Crone (the daughter of Elmer Neal Crone and Stella Louise McKenna). Elmer was the son of James Neal Crone, who was from Ballymena, Northern Ireland, and of Georgia Ann Lefley. Stella was the daughter of John F. McKenna and Katarina Louise Meyer, who was German, from Hanover, Lower Saxony.

Jenna’s maternal grandfather was Harold William “Bill” Miller (the son of Edward Joseph Miller and Vilheminy “Minnie” Schultz). Edward was the son of Edward Miller and Katherine “Katie”. Vilheminy was Bohemian (Czech), the daughter of Alexander Schultz, who had German ancestry, and of Josefa Vodicka, who was born in Rakovnik.

Jenna’s maternal grandmother was Helen J. Bruns (the daughter of Julius E. Bruns and Anna). Julius was of German descent, the son of Emil Bruns. Anna was German.

Sources: Genealogy of Jenna Fischer –

Jenna’s maternal grandfather, Harold William Miller, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jenna’s maternal grandmother, Helen J. Bruns, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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bablah February 9, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Anna Bruns was neither Hungarian nor Serbian, but German.

madman November 14, 2016 at 12:46 pm

Alexander Schultz had German ancestry.

Helen Bruns’ mother Anna was born in Hungary, according to the 1920 census, and Serbia, according to the 1930 census. Is it certain that she was of Hungarian descent?

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