Birth Name: David Kenneth Harbour
Place of Birth: White Plains, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 10, 1975
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Swedish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, smaller amounts of Irish, Welsh, French Huguenot, Swiss-German, and Dutch
David Harbour is an American actor. He is known for starring as Jim Hopper on Stranger Things, and for his roles in the films Awake (2007), Quantum of Solace, Revolutionary Road, The Green Hornet, W.E., End of Watch, A Walk Among the Tombstones, The Equalizer, Black Mass, Suicide Squad (2016), Sleepless, Hellboy (2019), Extraction, No Sudden Move, Black Widow (2021), and, as Santa Claus, in Violent Night.
He is the son of Nancy and Kenneth Harbour, who work in real estate. He is married to British singer, songwriter, and actress Lily Allen.
David’s paternal grandfather was Victor John Harbour (the son of John Constable Harbour and Lily Jane Walsh Osmond). Victor was born in Montréal, Québec, Canada. David’s great-grandfather John was the son of Jacob Harbour and Lucy Montgomery. Lily was the daughter of George Baker Walsh/Welch and Elizabeth/Elisa Jane McVeigh.
David’s paternal grandmother was Emily Victoria Kerlin (the daughter of Thaddeus Leavitt Kerlin and Annie Wessberg). Emily was born in New York. Thaddeus was the son of Isaac Newton Kerlin and Harriet Caroline Dix. Annie was born in Halmstad, Halland County, Sweden, the daughter of Johannes Wessberg and Karolina Berhardina Bergland.
David’s maternal grandfather was Richard Floyd Riley (the son of Richard Floyd Riley and Alma Lucile Rawlinson). David’s grandfather Richard was born in Texas. David’s great-grandfather Richard was the son of John Shows Riley and Sarah Eliza Kirkland. Alma was the daughter of Amos David Rawlinson and Ina M. Wade.
David’s maternal grandmother was Esther Muriel Carr (the daughter of Robert Hoyt Carr and Esther Caroline Jones). David’s grandmother Esther was born in Texas. Robert was the son of James Melvin Carr and Martha Ellen Ridenhour.
Sources: Genealogy of David Harbour – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of David’s paternal grandfather, Victor John Harbour – https://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of David’s maternal grandfather, Richard Floyd Riley (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com