Birth Name: Douglas J. Tait
Place of Birth: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 17, 1974
Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Scottish, 1/16th Chilean, 1/16th Mexican
Douglas Tait is an American actor, stuntperson, and independent filmmaker. He has played monster characters in the films Zathura: A Space Adventure, Star Trek, Land of the Lost, and Thor.
Douglas’ paternal grandfather is Fred Woodrow Tait (the son of Fred W. Tait and Ada Pullin/Rullin). Douglas’ grandfather Fred was born in Louisiana. Douglas’ great-grandfather Fred was born in Louisiana, the son of George Wentworth Tait, whose parents were Scottish, and of Mary Elizabeth Thomas. Ada was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Lee M. Pullin and Mary Hadwin.
Douglas’ paternal grandmother is Beatrice Wirt/Wirth (the daughter of John Allen Wirt and Nellie/Grace Templeton). Beatrice was born in Montana. John was born in Oregon, the son of John Kimball Wirt and Catherine Lamia Rosenk, whose parents were from Germany and France, respectively; and were of German descent. Nellie was born in Oregon, and likely was the daughter of John Templeton, whose parents were from England and Ireland, respectively; and of Mary Hennessy, whose respective parents were also from England and Ireland.
Douglas’ maternal grandfather is Reginald J. Montgomery (the son of Robert T. Montgomery and Juanita/Juana Gutierrez). Reginald was born in California. Robert was born in Washington, the son of Franklin Pierce Montgomery and Frances Eaton. Juanita was born in California, the daughter of Benigno Gutierrez, who was born in Chile, and of Maria de Los Santos Soledad Gonzales, who was of Mexican descent.
Douglas’ maternal grandmother is Irene O. Kanaly (the daughter of Robert Edward Kanaly and Angelina/Angela Tiehen/Tiehon). Irene was born in Nebraska. Robert was born in Nebraska, the son of Jeremiah Kanaly, whose parents were Irish, and Elizabeth Ann Murphy, whose father was Irish and whose mother was born in Canada, to Irish parents. Angelina was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Henry Alexander “Alex” Tiehen, who was German, and of Mary Margaret Koelzer, whose parents were German.
Source: Obituary of Douglas’ paternal grandfather, Fred Woodrow Tait – http://www.legacy.com