Birth Name: Edwin Martel Basil Hodge
Place of Birth: Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States
Date of Birth: January 26, 1985
Ethnicity: Virgin Islander [St. Thomas], African-American, one eighth Dominican Republic, possibly Native American
Edwin Hodge is an American actor. His roles include Take Me Home Tonight, The Purge, As Above, So Below, Bumblebee, and The Tomorrow War.
Edwin is the son of Yolette Evangeline (Richardson) and Aldis Basil Hodge, who were in the U.S. Marine Corps. Edwin’s mother is from Florida. Edwin’s brother is actor Aldis Hodge.
He has been described as having a father from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, with a great-grandfather from the Dominican Republic, and a mother who is of African-American and Native American descent. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.
Edwin’s paternal grandfather was named Edwin Basil Hodge.
Edwin’s paternal grandmother was Margarita Valeria Thomas (the daughter of Ferdinand Thomas and Mary Evangeline Jennings). Margarita was born on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Mary possibly was the daughter of Albert Jennings and Susanna Augusta Thomas.
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