Elsie Fisher

Elsie Fisher – 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA, 2014 – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Janice Ogata / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Elsie Kate Fisher

Place of Birth: Riverside, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 3, 2003

Ethnicity: Norwegian (three eighths), Danish (one eighth), German, English, Swiss-German, Scottish, distant Irish and Welsh

Elsie Fisher is an American actress. Elsie is known for starring in the films Gutshot Straight, McFarland, USA; Eighth Grade, Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022), My Best Friend’s Exorcism, Memory (2023), and, in voice role, the Despicable Me franchise and The Addams Family (2019); and on the shows Masha and the Bear, Castle Rock, Barry, and The Summer I Turned Pretty.

Elsie is of one half Scandinavian descent.

Elsie’s paternal grandfather was Scott Fjeldstad Fisher (the son of Alfred Thomas Fisher and Ruth F. Fjeldstad). Scott was born in California. Alfred was the son of John Berntsen Fiskearther Fisher, who was Norwegian, and of Theresa Caroline Sophia Tallaksen, who was born in Illinois, to Norwegian parents. Elsie’s great-grandmother Ruth was the daughter of The Rev. Halvor Osmundson Fjeldstad, who was a Lutheran pastor, and of Bertha Marie Johnson. The Rev. Halvor and Bertha were born in Minnesota, both of them to parents of Norwegian origin.

Elsie’s paternal grandmother is the daughter of William John Peters and Iva Glocile Noble. William was born in South Dakota, the son of German parents, Carl Joachim Friedrich Martin Peters, who was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Elise Marie Johanna Gramckow, who was born in Hohen Pritz, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Iva was born in Iowa, the daughter of Frank Ludowick/Lodowick/Lodowic Noble and Myra Anna Glassgow.

Elsie’s maternal grandfather is James Stanley Rasmussen (the son of Stanley C. Rasmussen and Eva Flavia Wisemiller). James was born in Minnesota. Elsie’s great-grandfather Stanley was the son of Danish parents, John Peter Rasmussen and Pauline Schiermer. Eva was the daughter of Francis Albert Wisemiller, whose father was Swiss-German and whose mother was Canadian, and of Lillian/Lilly May Webster.

Elsie’s maternal grandmother was Anita Belle Hayler (the daughter of George Ashley Hayler and Irene Helland). Anita was born in California. George was the son of Harry/Henry Clarence Hayler, whose parents were English, and of Jessie Laurina/Loreena/Lorene Barnes. Irene was born in North Dakota, the daughter of Gregorius/Rigors Torbjørn Hanson Helland, who was Norwegian, and of Bella Othina Pladsen, whose family was Norwegian.

Sources: Marriage record of Elsie’s paternal great-grandparents, Alfred Thomas Fisher and Ruth F. Fjeldstad – https://www.familysearch.org

Elsie’s paternal great-grandfather, Alfred Thomas Fisher, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Elsie’s paternal great-great-grandfather, The Rev. Halvor Osmundson Fjeldstad – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elsie Fisher (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Elsie’s maternal great-grandmother, Eva Flavia Wisemiller, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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