Dana Andrews

Birth Name: Carver Dana Andrews

Date of Birth: January 1, 1909

Place of Birth: Covington County, Mississippi, U.S.

Date of Death: December 17, 1992

Place of Death: Los Alamitos, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, as well as Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, Dutch, and French Huguenot, remote Italian

Dana Andrews was an American actor. He was President of the Screen Actors Guild, from August 8, 1963 to June 3, 1965.

Dana was the son of Annis (Speed) and The Rev. Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister. His brother was actor Steve Forrest. He was raised partly in Huntsville, Texas. Dana was married to Janet Murray, until her death, and then to actress Mary Todd, until his death. He had two children, including musician and composer David Andrews, with Janet; and three children with mary.

Dana’s paternal grandfather was named David William Andrews (the son of Thomas M. Andrews and Mary). David was born in Georgia.

David’s paternal grandmother was Emeline Louisa “Emma” Floyd (the daughter of Matthew/Mathew D. Floyd and Elizabeth Miles). Emma was born in Georgia. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Miles/Mills and Margaret Warren.

Dana’s maternal grandfather was James Monroe “Jim” Speed, Jr. (the son of James Monroe Speed and Sarah Rogers). Dana’s grandfather James was born in Mississippi. Dana’s great-grandfather James was the son of William Wages Speed and Sarah Lawrence. Dana’s great-grandmother Sarah was the daughter of Meschack Rogers and Elizabeth Lucy Brunson.

Dana’s maternal grandmother was Delphia Murray Anderson (the daughter of Hiram B. Anderson and Mary Ann Elizabeth Duvall/DeVall). Delphia was born in Mississippi.

Sources: Genealogy of Dana Andrews – https://www.geni.com

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