Amelia Heinle

Heinle in 2019, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Amelia March Heinle

Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 17, 1973

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, one eighth Swedish, some French, Swiss-German and Welsh, distant Dutch

Amelia Heinle is an American actress. She is known for her role on the soap opera The Young and The Restless, among others.

She is married to actor and producer Thad Luckinbill. She has a son with her former husband, actor, producer, director, and musician Michael Weatherly; and two children with Thad.

She was raised in Arizona and New Jersey.

Amelia’s paternal grandfather was Loren Francis Heinle (the son of Carl Albert Heinle, Jr. and Grace Elizabeth Warren). Loren was born in Matamoras, Pennsylvania. Carl was born in New York, the son of Carl Albert Heinle, whose parents were German, and of Katherine Bennedum, who was German. Grace was born in New York, the daughter of Joseph B. Warren, who was of mostly or entirely German descent, and of Anna M. Buckel, whose parents were German.

Amelia’s paternal grandmother was Mary Eleanor Lay (the daughter of Joseph Lewis Lay and Inez Marion Loy). Mary was born in Cornville, Arizona, and had deep roots in the U.S. Joseph was born in Tennessee, the son of Elijah Lay and Mary Ann Petree. Inez was born in Arizona, the daughter of William Loy and Eleanor Marjorie Carrier.

Amelia’s maternal grandfather was Richard Dowler Swanson (the son of Richard Linne Swanson and Katherin Adeline Wilson). Amelia’s grandfather Richard was born in New York. Amelia’s great-grandfather Richard was born in New York, the son of Charles Adolphus Swanson, who was Swedish, and of Hulda Rosalia Valien, whose parents were Swedish. Katherin was born in New York, the son of Fred Horace Wilson, whose father was English, and of Angie Lenore Dowler.

Amelia’s maternal grandmother was Gloria L. Phetteplace (the daughter of Leon Wilford Phetteplace and Romayne/Romyne T. Jenkins). Gloria was born in New York. Leon was born in New York, the son of John Phetteplace and Minnie Baker, who was English. Romayne was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of William Gifford Jenkins and Lou Ella/Louella Thompson.

Sources: Genealogy of Amelia Heinle –

Obituary of Amelia’s paternal grandmother, Mary Eleanor (Lay) Heinle –

Marriage announcement of Amelia’s parents –

Obituary of Amelia’s maternal grandmother, Gloria L. (Phetteplace) Swanson –

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