Birth Name: Heather Elizabeth Langenkamp
Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 17, 1964
Ethnicity: German, Scottish, English, Irish
Heather Langenkamp is an American actress, writer, director, producer, and singer. She is known for playing the lead in three of the A Nightmare on Elm Street films.
Heather is the daughter of Mary Alice (Myers), an artist, and Robert Dobie Langenkamp, a prominent petroleum attorney. She is married to makeup artist David LeRoy Anderson, with whom she has two children.
Heather’s paternal grandfather was Robert Darwin Langenkamp (the son of Frederick Charles Langenkamp and Hazel Martha Morrison). Frederick was the son of German parents, Frederick/Fredrick William Langenkamp and Wilhelmina Minna/Minnie Brandt, from Lippe. Hazel was the daughter of Quinn William Morrison and Florence Elisabeth Glen.
Heather’s paternal grandmother was Mary Bell Dobie (the daughter of David Leslie Dobie and Mary Claire Keeley). David was the son of David Dobie and Isabella Logie, who were from Huron, Ontario, Canada. Mary Claire was the daughter of Daniel Patrick Keely, who was also Canadian, and of Mary Ellen/Emma Miner.
Heather’s maternal grandfather was Horace Ralph Myers (the son of Mary High).
Heather’s maternal grandmother was Pattie Lera Turner (the daughter of John Pete Turner and Lucinda Alice Shelton). John was the son of Ira Tazewell Turner and Sarah Jane Bryant. Lucinda was the daughter of William Jackson Shelton and Lucinda Francis Shelton.
Sources: Obituary of Heather’s maternal grandmother, Pattie Lera (Turner) Myers – http://newspaperarchive.com
Marriage record of Heather’s maternal great-grandparents, John Pete Turner and Lucinda Alice Shelton – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Heather’s maternal great-grandmother, Lucinda Alice Shelton – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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