Luke Grimes

by follers on October 16, 2012

GQ 2010 "Men of the Year" Party - Arrivals

Birth Name: Luke Timothy Grimes

Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 21, 1984

Ethnicity: English, as well as small amounts of Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, Scottish, Welsh, and Swiss-German

Luke Grimes is an American actor.

Luke is the son of a Protestant minister. Luke’s ancestry includes English, as well as small amounts of Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), German, Scottish, Welsh, and Swiss-German.

Luke’s paternal grandfather is Charles Homer Grimes (the son of John Grimes and Lucinda/Lucy Gibson). Charles was born in Virginia. John was the son of James W. Grimes and Delilah Jane Muncy. Lucinda was the daughter of Kindrick Gibson and Betty Everedge.

Luke’s paternal grandmother is Annie/Anne Belle Maggard (the daughter of Jessie Maggard and Nellie May/Mae Harper). Annie was born in Virginia. Jessie was the son of John C. Maggard and Mahala “Holly” Rice. Nellie was the daughter of James H. Harper and Emeline “Emily” Addington.

Luke’s maternal grandfather is Otis Sherman Barker (later James Otis Barker or John Otis Barker, the son of Lee Ballard Barker and Arena/Sallie Valera Riddle). Otis was born in Virginia. Lee was the son of Elbert Hamilton Barker and Eliza Ellen Gates. Arena was the daughter of James William Belt Riddle and Sina Catherine Asbury.

Luke’s maternal grandmother is Lillie E. Phillips (the daughter of Andrew Jackson “Andy” Phillips and Oshia Mae/May Hagy). Lillie was born in Virginia. Andrew was the son of George Washington Phillips and Dorchas C. Gibson. Oshia was the daughter of William Henry Hagy and Helen E. Jenkins.

Sources: Genealogy of Luke’s paternal great-grandmother, Lucinda/Lucy Gibson –

Genealogies of Luke’s paternal grandmother, Annie/Anne Belle Maggard –

Genealogy of Luke’s maternal great-grandfather, Lee Ballard Barker (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Genealogy of Luke’s maternal great-grandmother, Arena/Sallie Valera Riddle –

Genealogy of Luke’s maternal grandmother, Lillie Phillips –

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Connerfromvine April 17, 2016 at 9:25 am

could this mofo just have run a little concealer under his eyes before attending a red carpet looking event ?

andrew August 25, 2014 at 3:25 pm

terrible picture

J.J. November 5, 2013 at 9:39 pm

correction; his eyes are forest green (green w brown) and his hair is light brown (brunet)

follers October 25, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Ethnic… I have to ask for a picture, please.

ethnic October 25, 2013 at 4:41 pm

OK no pic on Bigstock, will get on off PRphotos when my subscription renews next month.

follers October 25, 2013 at 4:44 pm

In the meantime, I found some of his genealogy!

andrew October 25, 2013 at 4:49 pm

are u in financial troubles?

ethnic October 26, 2013 at 12:37 am

Im getting by at the moment. :)

ethnic November 5, 2013 at 6:02 am
follers November 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Thank you for all the pictures, ethnic.

I was pleasantly surprised that I was able to trace all of Luke’s recent ancestry.

ethnic November 5, 2013 at 6:02 pm

No problem. Good work as always.

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