Bruce Bennett

Birth Name: Harold Herman Brix

Date of Birth: May 19, 1906

Place of Birth: Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

Date of Death: Februaty 24, 2007

Place of Death: Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Danish, German

Bruce Bennett was an American actor and athlete. He was a successful college athlete in football, and in intercollegiate and international track-and-field competitions. In 1928, he won the Silver medal for the shot put at the Olympic Games in Amsterdam. he was also credited as Herman Brix.

Bruce was the son of Minna Christina Margaretha and Anton Heirich Brix. His parents were German emigrants, from Schleswig-Holstein. He was married to Jeannette C. Braddock, until her death, with whom he had two children.

Bruce’s paternal grandfather was named Peter Friedrich Brix.

Bruce’s paternal grandmother was named Maria C. Andresen.

Bruce’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Petersen.

Bruce’s maternal grandmother was named Anna Christina Jessen.

Source: Death record of Bruce Bennett –

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