Birth Name: Margo Cathleen Harshman
Place of Birth: San Diego, California
Date of Birth: March 4, 1986
Ethnicity: German, Swiss-German, Danish, Norwegian, English, Irish, Scottish, distant French
Margo Harshman is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the series Even Stevens, as Tawny Dean, The Big Bang Theory, and NCIS.
Her maternal grandfather was of three quarters Danish and one quarter Norwegian descent. Her other ancestry is German, Swiss-German, English, Irish, Scottish, and distant French. Her patrilineal surname was spelled “Hirschmann” many generations back, originating with her German ancestors.
On her father’s side, Margo is the granddaughter of Ray Eugene Harshman (the son of George Wilbur Harshman and Velma Louise Anderson) and Jeanne Budd (the daughter of Willard John Budd and Margaret Irene Wallace).
On her mother’s side, Margo is the granddaughter of Vernon Clyde Sorenson (the son of Clyde Rudolf Sorenson and Christine J. Peterson) and Evelyn Genell Knous (the daughter of Clifford Allen Knous and Stella Leota Gallimore). Margo’s great-grandfather Clyde was born in Minnesota, to Danish parents. Christine was born in South Dakota, to a Norwegian father and a Danish mother.
Sources: Genealogy of Margo’s father – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Margo’s paternal grandfather, Ray Eugene Harshman – http://amarillo.com
Margo’s maternal grandfather, Vernon Clyde Sorenson, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Margo’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn Genell (Knous) Sorenson – http://www.findagrave.com
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