Birth Name: David Neil Twohy
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 18, 1955
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German
David Twohy is an American film director and screenwriter.
David is the son of Virginia Lee (Hall) and Richardson Thomas Twohy.
David’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Eustace Twohy (the son of Eustace John Twohy and Rose Blocklinger/Blocklin). David’s great-grandfather Eustace was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the son of Henry D. Twohy, who was from Plymouth, England, and of Jane Sutherland Malcolmson, who was Scottish. Rose was born in Iowa, to parents from Switzerland, Godfrey Joseph Blocklinger and Ursula Hilti.
David’s paternal grandmother was Doris Leutitia Richardson (the daughter of Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Richardson and Ida Belle Jones). Benjamin was the son of George R. Richardson, who was English, and of Elizabeth Ann Liddle, whose parents were English. Ida was the daughter of Noah Jones and Letitia Paullin.
David’s maternal grandfather was Frank Walliston Hall (the son of William Hall and Ella Walliston). Frank was born in Maine.
David’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Gladys Smith (the daughter of Charles Warren Smith and Evaline Jennie Howard). Charles was the son of Parker Smith and Louvisa Christiana Clark. Evaline was the daughter of Charles W. Howard and Mariette C. Putney.
Sources: Birth record of David Twohy – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of David’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of David’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
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