Dana Elcar

Birth Name: Ibsen Dana Elcar

Date of Birth: October 10, 1927

Place of Birth: Ferndale, Michigan, U.S

Date of Death: June 6, 2005

Place of Death: Ventura, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Danish

Dana Elcar was an American television and film actor. He was born in Ferndale, Michigan, to Danish immigrant parents, James/Jeppe Åge Elcar/Elkjar/Elkær and Hedvig/Hedwig Thora Anderberg.

Dana’s paternal grandparents were Jeppe Nielsen Elkær (the son of Jeppe Elkjer and Ane Marie Hviid) and Marie Hansen.

Dana’s maternal grandparents were Thorwald Anderberg and Florentine Lassen.

Sources: Dana Elcar on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dana’s parents – https://familysearch.org

Dana’s father on the 1911 Danish census – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Dana’s paternal grandfather, Jeppe Nielsen Elkær – https://familysearch.org

Dana’s mother on a 1911 Danish census – https://familysearch.org

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