Brandon Quinn

Quinn in 2007, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Brandon Quinn Swierenga

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

Date of Birth: October 7, 1977

*father – Dutch
*mother – Scottish, possibly other

Brandon Quinn is an American actor.

He is married to Rachel Catudal, with whom he has three children.

Brandon’s paternal grandfather was Henry Harold Swierenga (the son of Barteld F. Swierenga and Mary Sperjer/Speyer). Henry was born in Colorado. Barteld was born in Illinois, to Dutch parents, Frijdes Swieringa and Vietje Tessie Medendorp. Mary was Dutch.

Brandon’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Ruth Keesen (the daughter of Teunis/Tunis “Anthony/Tony” Keesen and Petronella/Petronilla Margareta Eenigenburg). Lillian was born in South Dakota. Teunis was born in Illinois, to Dutch parents, Philippus Keesen and Johanna Van der Gugten. Petronella was also born in Illinois, the daughter of George Joris Eenigenburg, whose parents were Dutch, and of Neeltje Pieters “Nellie” Bult, who was also Dutch.

Brandon’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Cunningham. Cunningham is a surname of Scottish origin.

Sources: Obituary of Brandon’s paternal grandfather, Henry Harold Swierenga –

Obituary of Brandon’s paternal grandmother, Lillian Ruth (Keesen) Swierenga –

2 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    Swierenga is a [Dutch] Frisian surname.

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