Lily Tomlin

by follers on April 30, 2014

65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Performers Nominee Reception - Arrivals

Birth Name: Mary Jean Tomlin

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 1, 1939

Ethnicity: English, small amount of German

Lily Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. Her parents were Baptists from Kentucky who moved to Detroit. Lily is married to writer, director, and producer Jane Wagner.

Lily’s paternal grandfather was Richard Lawrence Tomlin (the son of Richard E. Tomlin and Elizabeth Nancy Price).

Lily’s paternal grandmother was Tennessee “Tennie” Helton (the daughter of William David/Douglas Helton and Nancy Mariah Hudson/Hutson). William was the son of James M. Helton and Clarina J. Goodwin. Nancy was the daughter of Felix Grundy Hudson and Lavencia Logan “Vincy” Stokes.

Lily’s maternal grandfather was William “Willie” Thomas Ford (the son of John Bennett/Bennet Ford and Nancy Emmeline/Emeline Lantrip). John was the son of Jesse Ford and Nancie Francie Downe. Nancy was the daughter of Thomas Lantrip and Elizabeth Catherine Croft.

Lily’s maternal grandmother was Mary Celia Rosier/Roser (the daughter of Steve Rosier/Roser and Mary Graham). Steve was the son of Tony or John Rosier/Roser and Francis/Francisca Feist/Feast.

Source: Genealogy of Lily Tomlin –

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