Place of Birth: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 24, 1998
Ethnicity: Swiss-German, German, English, Irish, Scottish
Cailee Spaeny is an American actress and singer. Her roles include the films Pacific Rim Uprising, Bad Times at the El Royale, On the Basis of Sex, Vice (2018), The Craft: Legacy, How It Ends (2021), and Priscilla (2023); television’s Devs, Mare of Easttown, and The First Lady; and the music video “Send Her to Heaven.”
She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and raised in Springfield, Missouri.
Cailee’s paternal grandfather was Donald Kenneth Spaeny (the son of Ernest C. Spaeny and Ora Kathryn Runkle). Donald was born in Kansas. Ernest was the son of Charles A. Spaeny, who was Swiss, and of Sophia Fuhlendorf, who was German. Ora was the daughter of Albert Richard Runkles/Runkle and Catherine Ann Wennet.
Cailee’s paternal grandmother was Alberta Jean Humphrey (the daughter of Wilbur John Humphrey and Ruby Emma Sherrill). Alberta was born in Kansas. Wilbur was the son of Charles/Charlie Humphrey and Mary Masters. Ruby was the daughter of Thomas Oliver Sherrill and Agnes Mae/May Ruble.
Cailee’s maternal grandfather is named Howard Lynn O’Connor (who likely is the son of Norval Irl/Earl O’Connor and Clara Ethel O’Dell).
Cailee’s maternal grandmother is Sharron Kay Burchett (the daughter of Willis Adley Burchett and Maudie Beatrice “Bea” Cardwell). Willis was the son of George Emmett Burchett and Pearl May Brock. Maudie was the daughter of Thomas Edward Cardwell and Mary Belle Fellows.
Genealogies and obituaries of Cailee’s paternal grandparents, Donald Kenneth Spaeny and Alberta Jean (Humphrey) Spaeny – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogies of Cailee’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Thomas Oliver Sherrill and Agnes Mae/May Ruble – https://old.findagrave.com
Obituary of Cailee’s maternal great-grandmother, Maudie Beatrice “Bea” (Cardwell) Burchett Richardson – http://cedarrepublican.com