Birth Name: Robin Gayle Wright
Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas
Date of Birth: April 8, 1966
Ethnicity: English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French, and Irish
Robin Wright is an American actress and director. She was previously married to actor Sean Penn, and at that time, was credited in films as Robin Wright Penn. They have two children, Hopper and model Dylan Penn.
Robin’s paternal grandfather was Abner Green Wright (the son of Isaac William Wright and Ethel Rose Massey). Isaac was the son of Pleasant Greene Wright and Nancy Emerine “Nannie” Coulter or Lillian Lee Hatten. Ethel was the daughter of John Abner Massey and Ida Elizabeth Marchman.
Robin’s paternal grandmother was Helen Marie Patterson (the daughter of Ben Earl Patterson and Lena Grace Calvert). Ben was the son of Elzie O. Patterson and Emma Della Green. Lena was the daughter of John Orville Calvert and Mary Alice Tucker.
Robin’s maternal grandparents were Henry Leon Gaston (the son of Clyde Lee Gaston and Mary Fadeliah Dooley) and Thelma Pauline Hendrixson. Clyde was the son of John Bigham Albert Gaston and Rebecca Ann Francis Bagby/Bagsby. Mary was the daughter of Daniel Newton Dooley and Sarah Viola Eudaley.
Robin is a seventh cousin, twice removed, of politician Rick Perry. Robin’s eight times maternal great-grandparents, William Gaston (born in Ireland) and Mary Olivet Lemon (born in Scotland), were also Rick’s six times paternal great-grandparents.
Genealogy of Robin Wright (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Robin’s paternal grandfather, Abner Green Wright (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
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