Beck Bennett

2015 American Museum of Natural History Museum Gala - Arrivals

Bennett in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Christopher Beck Bennett

Place of Birth: Wilmette, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 1, 1984

Ethnicity: German, English, as well as Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, distant Dutch, Welsh, and Jersey [Channel Islander]

Beck Bennett is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He was a cast member on the show Saturday Night Live.

Beck is married to actress Jessy Hodges. Jessy’s mother is actress and singer Ellen Sandweiss.

Beck’s paternal grandfather was Russell Odbert Bennett (the son of Corna Lewman Bennett and Nellie Carolyn Odbert). Russell was born in Missouri. Nellie was the daughter of Franklin Newkirk Odbert and Alice Bell Bradway.

Beck’s paternal grandmother was Patricia Margaret Birch (the daughter of Lawrence Meserve Birch and Miriam Margaret Parr). Patricia was born in Illinois. Lawrence was the son of Edward L. Birch and Maude Meserve. Miriam was the daughter of William D. Parr and Cora Walton.

Beck’s maternal grandfather was Robert Coulson Beck (the son of Howard Hubert Beck and Viviane Coulson). Robert was born in Wisconsin. Howard was the son of Charles Beck and Nellie Gertrude Burke. Viviane was the daughter of Charles Henry Coulson and Dollie Viviane Decker.

Beck’s maternal grandmother was Phyllis Dolby Newton (the daughter of Louis Christis Newton and Ruth Frish). Phyllis was born in Wisconsin. Louis was the son of Louis/Lewis D. Newton and Kate C., whose mother was English. Ruth was the daughter of Augustus Frish and Mary Ladonne.

Sources: Genealogy of Beck Bennett –

Beck’s maternal grandmother, Phyllis Dolby Newton, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Beck’s maternal great-grandfather, Louis Christis Newton, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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