Abby Ryder Fortson

03/04/2019 – Abby Ryder Fortson – Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” World Premiere – Arrivals – El Capitan Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Place of Birth: Burbank, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 14, 2008

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, other

Abby Ryder Fortson is an American actress. She is the daughter of actress, writer, and producer Christie Smith and actor John Fortson (John Frank Fortson).

Abby’s paternal grandfather was Frank Stephen Fortson III (the son of Frank Stephen Fortson, Jr. and Leilani Sue Owen). Abby’s grandfather Frank was born in Elberton, Georgia. Abby’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of Frank Stephen Fortson and Ethel Wilkinson. Leilani was the daughter of John Perry Owen and Gertrude Angelan Ricks.

Abby’s paternal grandmother was named Catherine Sue “Cathy” Mixon.

Abby’s maternal grandfather was named Lee R. Smith.

Abby’s maternal grandmother likely was named Darlene F.

Sources: Obituary of Abby’s paternal grandfather, Frank Stephen Fortson III –

Obituary of Abby’s paternal great-grandmother, Leilani Sue (Owen) Fortson –

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