Dora Madison Burge

Dora Madison Burge in 2016, photo by

Birth Name: Dora Madison Burge

Place of Birth: Hutto, Williamson, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 17, 1990

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, remote Swedish, French, Swiss-French, Belgian, and Dutch

Dora Madison Burge, also credited as Dora Madison and Madison Burge, is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the series Friday Night Lights and Chicago Hope, and in the films Cowgirls ‘n Angels, Exists, Everybody Wants Some!!, The Honor Farm, Into the Dark: All That We Destroy, Bliss, VFW, and Christmas Bloody Christmas.

Dora’s paternal grandfather is John Mark Burge, Jr. (the son of John Mark Burge and Dora Elizabeth Newman). Dora’s grandfather John was born in Mississippi. Dora’s great-grandfather John was born in Mississippi, the son of Allen Burge and Helena Eleanor Bilbo. Dora’s great-grandmother Dora Newman was born in Mississippi, the daughter of James Madison Newman and Mahaney S. Stewart.

Dora’s paternal grandmother is Tommie/Tommy Louise Smith (the daughter of Sidney Spence Smith and Katie/Kate Mae Spiers/Spurs). Tommie was born in Mississippi. Sidney was born in Mississippi, the son of Thomas W. A. J. Smith and Laura J. Moody. Katie was born in Mississippi, the daughter of Thomas Richard Spiers/Spurs and Sarah Ellen Mitchell.

Dora’s maternal grandfather was William Bruce/Browne Anthony (the son of James/Jonas Harvey Anthony and Willie J. Elder). Dora’s grandfather William was born in Texas. James was born in New Mexico, the son of James Marvin Anthony/Anthoney and Mattie Alice Amyx. Dora’s great-grandmother Willie was born in Texas, the daughter of J. E. Elder and Susie/Sudie Mae/May Briscoe/Brisco.

Dora’s maternal grandmother is Arleeta/Arlita Sue Millsap (the daughter of John Henry Millsap and Katie/Katy Mease Davidson). Arleeta was born in Texas. John was born in Oklahoma, the son of Joseph Clinton Millsap and Frances Elizabeth Barber. Katie was born in Texas, the daughter of Bradford Alexander Davidson and Sarah Artie/Ardie Meise Coke.

Sources: Genealogy of Dora’s paternal grandfather, John Mark Burge, Jr. –

Obituary of Dora’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) –

Obituary of Dora’s maternal grandfather, William Bruce Anthony –

63 Responses

  1. jonassjr says:

    wow she looks veeery atypical for someone with this background if someone told me she is 1/4 black i would believe

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