Lucas Hedges

by follers on January 26, 2016

LOS ANGELES - NOV 14: Lucas Hedges at the "Manchester By The Se

Place of Birth: Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 12, 1996

Ethnicity: English, some German and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Lucas Hedges is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films Moonlight Kingdom (2012) and Manchester by the Sea (2016).

Lucas is the son of Susan Bruce (Titman), a poet and actress, and Peter Hedges (Peter Simpson Hedges), a novelist, playwright, writer, and director.

His parents married in an Episcopalian ceremony.

Lucas and Dev Patel are the first males born in the 1990s to have been nominated for an Academy Award for acting (both were nominated for Best Supporting Actor for 2016 films, Lucas for Manchester by the Sea and Dev for Lion).

Lucas’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. Robert Boyden Hedges (the son of Walter Raleigh Hedges and Rachael/Rachel Boyden). The Rev. Robert was born in Iowa, and was an Episcopalian minister. Walter was the son of Osage Orange Hedges, whose father was English, and of Louisa Jane/Jennie Palmer. Rachael was the daughter of Samuel Frederick Boyden and Lola Leetta/Letta Lambert.

Lucas’s paternal grandmother was Carole/Carol Joan Simpson (the daughter of Henry Ray Simpson and Lila/Leila Loie Krouse). Carole was born in Colorado. Henry was the son of John Clayton Simpson and Willie Howard Kimbel. Lila was the daughter of Charles/Charley Krouse, who was of German descent, and of Maude/Maud Nellie Noble.

Lucas’s maternal grandfather is John DeWitt Titman, Jr. (the son of John DeWitt Titman and Sybil G. Weeks). Lucas’s grandfather John was born in New York. Lucas’s great-grandfather John was the son of Arthur LeVerne Titman and Katherine “Katie” Theresa Friend. Sybil was the daughter of Edwin Rogers Weeks and Grace Margaret Jillson. Sybil’s sister, Lucas’s great-great-aunt Barbara Weeks, was a radio actress.

Lucas’s maternal grandmother is Narcissa Daniel Hargroves (the daughter of The Rev. Dr. V. Carney Hargroves, born Vernon Carney Hargroves, and of Narcissa Bruce Daniel). Lucas’s grandmother Narcissa was born in Virginia, and is a theatre director and lecturer. Lucas’s great-grandfather The Rev. Dr. V. Carney was a Baptist minister who was president of the Baptist World Alliance. He was the son of Robert Tatum/Tatem Hargroves and Emily Martha Carney. Lucas’s great-grandmother Narcissa was the daughter of Walter Eugene Daniel and Jeannette Eugenia Snead.

Sources: Lucas’s paternal grandfather, Robert Boyden Hedges, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Lucas’s paternal grandfather, The Rev. Robert Boyden Hedges – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Lucas’s paternal great-grandfather, Walter Raleigh Hedges (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Lucas’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Osage Orange Hedges (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Lucas’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Louisa Jane/Jennie (Palmer) Hedges – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Lucas’s paternal grandmother, Carole/Carol Joan (Simpson) Hedges – http://www.findagrave.com

Lucas’s paternal grandmother, Carole/Carol Joan Simpson, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Lucas’s maternal grandfather, John DeWitt Titman, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lucas’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.ancestry.ca

Lucas’s maternal grandmother, Narcissa Daniel Hargroves, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Lucas’s maternal great-grandfather, The Rev. Dr. V. Carney Hargroves (Vernon Carney Hargroves) – http://www.nytimes.com

Genealogy of Lucas’s maternal great-grandmother, Narcissa Bruce (Daniel) Hargroves – https://findagrave.com

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follers January 31, 2017 at 5:28 pm

He looks like Jesse Eisenberg.

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