Birth Name: Kurt Vogel Russell
Place of Birth: Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 17, 1951
Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Irish
Kurt Russell is an American actor. He is the son of Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell), an actor. His long-time romantic partner is actress Goldie Hawn. Their son is actor and hockey player Wyatt Russell. He also has a son, Boston Russell, from a previous marriage. Kurt helped raise Goldie’s children, actors Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson.
Kurt’s paternal grandfather was Warren Oliver Russell (the son of Eddie Oliver Russell and Edith Ellen Hathaway). Kurt’s great-grandfather Eddie was the son of Warren Oliver Russell and Sarah Ann Robbins. Kurt’s great-grandmother Edith was the daughter of Leander Thomas Hathaway and Ellen Jane Spooner.
Kurt’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Stewart Vogel (the daughter of Frederick A. Vogel, Jr. and Agnes A. Stuart/Stewart). Agnes was the daughter of John Stewart and Anna P.
Kurt’s maternal grandfather was Stanley Martin Crone (the son of William Henry Crone and Hannah/Anna Marie Freeby). William was the son of Jacob Alexander Crone, who was from Zweibrucken, Bavaria, Germany, and of Hannah Schneider, who was born in Pennsylvania, of German descent. Kurt’s great-grandmother Hannah/Anna Marie Freeby was also likely of German origin.
Kurt’s maternal grandmother was Helen Louise Monohan, later Gackenback (the daughter of Neil Monohan and Anna Rose Trow). Neil was the son of James Monohan and Mary R. Gorman, and had Irish ancestry. Anna’s father, Louis/Lewis James Trow, was Canadian, and Anna’s mother, Julia Virginia King, was born in Vermont, to a Canadian father, Joseph King, and a mother, Mary Kassel, who was born in France, and was likely of German ancestry.
Genealogy of Kurt Russell (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Kurt’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Rose Trow, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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