AnnaSophia Robb

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Robb in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 8, 1993

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Danish, Swedish, Irish, German

AnnaSophia Robb is an American actress, singer, and model. She has starred in the films Because of Winn-Dixie and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (both 2005), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), and Soul Surfer (2011), among others.

AnnaSophia’s paternal grandfather is named Joe A. Robb.

AnnaSophia’s paternal grandmother is named Anna Marie Ness.

AnnaSophia’s maternal grandfather is James Curtiss Andersen (the son of Frode Andersen and Della/Delia/Delila M. Jans). James was born in Minnesota. Frode was born in Minnesota, to Danish parents, Niels/Nels Peter Andersen and Ane/Anne Sophie/AnnaSophia Jacobsen. Della was the daughter of Frank D. Jans and Nettie K. Utesch, who were born in Iowa, both of them to German parents.

AnnaSophia’s maternal grandmother is Eleanor Louise Brostrom (who likely is the daughter of Werner William Brostrom). Werner was the son of Swedish parents, August Axel Broström, who was born in Rytterne, Västmanland, and Hilma/Wilma Caroline Vetterstrom/Wetterstrand, who was born in Norrkoping.

Sources: Interview with AnnaSophia Robb –

Genealogy of AnnaSophia Robb –

AnnaSophia’s maternal great-grandfather, Frode Andersen, on the 1910 U.S. Census –


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43 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    she is nearly 30 wow time runs fast, still looks 19, one of my biggest crushes, i loved her so much in Terabitia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I think her documented ancestry is 100% correct, she looks exatly like a person who is a ”mix” of british, irish, and scandinavian.

  2. bablah says:

    James Curtiss Andersen on 1940 census:

    Son of Frode Andersen and Della Jans.

    Frode Andersen on 1910 census:

    Genealogy of Della Jans:

  3. NextHlywdartistpredictedbypastor says:

    She looks like a lot to the daughter of Johnny Depp, Lily Rose Depp (:

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