Birth Name: Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge
Place of Birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 15, 1982
Ethnicity: English, Irish, possibly other
Alexandra Breckenridge is an American actress and photographer. Her roles include the film She’s the Man and the shows Dirt, The Walking Dead, and This Is Us. Her uncle (mother’s half-brother) is actor Michael Weatherly.
Alexandra is married to guitarist Casey Hooper, with whom she has two children.
Alexandra’s maternal grandfather was Leland Davis Breckenridge, Jr. (the son of Leland Davis Breckenridge and Sophie Earle Sharpe Barton). Alexandra’s grandfather Leland was born in Florida. Alexandra’s great-grandfather Leland was the son of John MacDougal Breckenridge and Nan E. Davis. Sophie was the daughter of William Wickham/Wysksham Sharpe and Carrie Ida Gamble.
Alexandra’s maternal grandmother is Patricia Ruth Hetherington (the daughter of Allen F. Hetherington and Ruth K. Burns). Patricia was born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Alexandra’s great-grandmother Ruth was of Irish descent, the daughter of Edward Francis Patrick Burns and Catherine Theresa Farrell.
Sources: Genealogies of Alexandra Breckenridge (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://famouskin.com
Obituary of Alexandra’s maternal grandfather, Leland Davis Breckenridge, Jr. – http://query.nytimes.com
Obituary of Alexandra’s maternal great-grandmother, Ruth K. (Burns) Hetherington – http://www.legacy.com
Can someone find Allen Francis Hetherington on U.S. Census? I didn’t.