Erik von Detten
Birth Name: Erik Thomas Von Detten
Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 3, 1982
Ethnicity: German, Ashkenazi Jewish, English
Erik von Detten is an American actor. He is known for his many film and television roles of the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Erik is the son of Volker and Susan von Detten, a photographer. His father is a German immigrant and Erik’s mother is American-born. Erik’s maternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent, and Erik’s maternal grandmother had English ancestry.
Erik is married to Angela, with whom he has a daughter. Angela is Asian-American.
Erik’s maternal grandfather was Phillip Farber (the son of Abraham Farber and Bertha Nachba). Phillip was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Erik’s maternal grandmother was Marie Violet Carmichael (the daughter of Lloyd Franklin Carmichael and Myrtle Jessie Hubbard). Marie was born in Kansas. Lloyd was born in Kansas, to a father from Missouri and a mother from Kansas. Myrtle was born in Kansas, to a father from Indiana, Joseph Hubbard, and a mother from Missouri, Sarah Quintilla Newkirk.
Sources: Erik’s maternal grandfather, Phillip Farber, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Erik’s maternal grandmother, Marie Violet Carmichael, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Tribute to, and genealogy of, Erik’s maternal great-grandmother, Myrtle Jessie (Hubbard) Carmichael – http://www.findagrave.com