Jack Nance

Birth Name: Marvin John Nance

Date of Birth: December 21, 1943

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: December 30, 1996

Place of Death: South Pasadena, California, United States

*English, Dutch, Irish, distant Cornish, German, Belgian (Flemish and Walloon), French, and Welsh (father)
*Irish (mother)

Jack Nance was an American actor. He was the son of Agnes Theresa (O’Grady) and Marvin Hoyt Nance. Jack’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to Cornwall, England.

Jack’s paternal grandparents were Marvin Carl Nance (the son of Leondius Miller Nance and Amelia Ethel Atwood) and Maude Myrtle Van Dorn (the daughter of Douglas Van Dorn and Asie Louise Heathcock).

Sources: Genealogies of Jack Nance (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Jack’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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