Wyatt Russell

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Russell in 2014, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Wyatt Hawn Russell

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 10, 1986

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother), English, German, Scottish, Irish

Wyatt Russell is an American actor and professional ice hockey player. His roles include the films Soldier (1998), Cowboys & Aliens, We Are What We Are, Love and Honor, 22 Jump Street, Cold in July, At the Devil’s Door, Everybody Wants Some!!, Folk Hero & Funny Guy, Ingrid Goes West, Table 19, Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Shimmer Lake, Blaze, Overlord, The Woman in the Window, and Night Swim, and the shows The Walking Dead: The Oath, Lodge 49, The Good Lord Bird, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Under the Banner of Heaven, and Monarch: Legacy of Monsters.

He is the son of actor Kurt Russell and actress, director, singer, and producer Goldie Hawn, and the half-sibling of actors Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson. Wyatt is married to actress Meredith Hagner, with whom he has two children.

Wyatt’s father has English, German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.

Wyatt’s maternal grandfather was of approximately one quarter German and three quarters English ancestry. Wyatt’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of Hungarian Jewish/Austrian Jewish parents. Goldie Hawn raised her children with Jewish and Buddhist traditions.

Wyatt’s paternal grandfather was Bing Russell (an actor, born Neil Oliver Russell, the son of Warren Oliver Russell and Ruth Stewart Vogel). Bing was born in Vermont. Warren was the son of Eddie Oliver Russell and Edith Ellen Hathaway. Ruth was the daughter of Frederick A. Vogel, Jr., who was born in Pennsylvania, to German parents, and of Agnes A. Stuart/Stewart.

Wyatt’s paternal grandmother was Louise Julia Crone (the daughter of Stanley Martin Crone and Helen Louise Monohan, later Gackenback). Louise was born in Pennsylvania. Stanley was the son of William Henry Crone and Hannah/Anna Marie Freeby, and was of German descent. Helen was the daughter of Neil Monohan, who was of Irish origin, and of Anna Rose Trow.

Wyatt’s maternal grandfather was Edward Rutledge Hawn (the son of Otto Delphia Hawn and Clara/Claire Estelle Johnson). Edward was born in Newport, Jackson, Arkansas. Otto was the son of Aaron Madison Hawn, who was of German descent, and of Nannie Ada Hevrin. Clara was the daughter of Henry Spencer Johnson and Mary Frances Hall.

Wyatt’s maternal grandmother was Laura Steinhoff (the daughter of Max/Michael/Mahal Steinhoff and Fannie Weiss). Laura was born in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, to Hungarian Jewish/Austrian Jewish parents. Fannie was the daughter of Mendel Weiss and Esther Schwartz; Esther was the daughter of Ignatz Schwartz and Goldie.

Sources: Genealogies of Wyatt Russell – http://www.geni.com

Wyatt’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Frederick A. Vogel, Jr., on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Wyatt’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Rose Trow, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Wyatt’s maternal grandmother, Laura Steinhoff, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Laura Steinhoff on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother), English, German, Scottish, Irish

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