Birth Name: Robert Barton Englund
Place of Birth: Glendale, California
Date of Birth: June 6, 1947
Ethnicity: Swedish, Danish, Scottish, English
Robert Englund is an American actor, director, and singer. His father was of Swedish, Danish, and English descent, and his mother had Scottish ancestry.
Robert’s paternal grandfather was Clyde Carl Englund (the son of Charles A. Englund and Louise Matilda Gustufson). Clyde was born in Colorado, to Swedish parents.
Robert’s paternal grandmother was Virginia Belle Jorgensen (the daughter of Anton Milius/Millard Fabricius Jorgensen and Della Deniza Colton). Virginia was born in Nebraska. Anton was Danish, the son of Mads Jorgensen and Ise Marie Thybo. Della had English ancestry; she was born in Illinois, to a father from Massachusetts, John F. Colton, and a mother from Pennsylvania, Sarah H. Susannah Robinson.
Robert’s maternal grandparents were William F. MacDonald and Gertrude McClelland. Robert’s mother had Scottish ancestry.
Sources: Genealogy of Robert Englund – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Robert’s paternal grandparents, Clyde Carl Englund and Virginia Belle Jorgensen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Robert’s paternal grandfather, Clyde Carl Englund, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Robert’s paternal grandmother, Virginia Belle Jorgensen, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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