Daniel Henney

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Henney in 2013, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Daniel Philip Henney

Place of Birth: Carson City, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 28, 1979

*father – German, Irish, English, Scottish
*mother – Korean

Daniel Henney is an American actor and model. He has appeared in Korean television dramas and commercials. In the U.S., he is known for his role as Agent Zero in the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

His father, Phillip Henney, is American-born, of German, Irish, English, and Scottish, descent. His mother, Christine, was born in Busan, South Korea, and was adopted as an infant, by a white American couple.

Daniel is married to Japanese-American actress Ru Kumagai.

Daniel’s paternal grandfather was Bryan William Henney (the son of Pardon Briggs Worden Henney and Maude Ellen Ayres/Ayers). Bryan was born in Michigan. Pardon was the son of John Isaac Henney and Maretta/Marietta Worden/Warden. Maude was the daughter of Harrison Clinton Ayres/Ayers and Mary Elizabeth McGinley.

Daniel’s paternal grandmother was Grace Arlene Munson (the daughter of Royal Clayton Munson and Theresa/Tressie B. Mallery). Grace was born in Michigan. Royal was the son of Simon S. Munson and Mary Ellen Frazier/Wood. Theresa was the daughter of Charles Willard/William Mallory/Mallery and Sarah Ann Conklin.

Daniel’s mother’s adoptive parents were Frank Boone and Ruth Sickelsteel.

Sources: Daniel’s paternal grandfather, Bryan William Henney, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Daniel’s paternal grandmother, Grace Arlene Munson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org


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10 Responses

  1. Pegzi says:

    This isn’t a flattering photo of him

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