Place of Birth: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: December 12, 2000
*father – Japanese
*mother – English, Welsh
Devyn Nekoda is a Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Vanessa on drama series Backstage.
Her father is of Japanese descent. Her mother has mostly English and Welsh ancestry.
Devyn’s paternal grandfather is named Joe Nekoda.
Devyn’s maternal grandfather was Donald James Skitch (the son of William Thomas Skitch and Helen Parker). Donald was born in Ontario.
Devyn’s maternal grandmother is Marion Lawson (the daughter of George Francis Lawson and Constance Alberta May Elliott). George was born in Ontario, the son of Robert Craig Lawson and Mabel E. Gorham, whose mother was English. Constance was born in Neath, Glamorganshire, Wales, the daughter of Albert W. O. Elliott and Ethel Mary Randel.
Source: Obituary of Devyn’s maternal grandfather, Donald James Skitch – http://dennistoll.ca