Birth Name: Jason Christopher Marsden
Place of Birth: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 3, 1975
Ethnicity: English, some French-Canadian, small amount of Irish
Jason Marsden is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer.
Jason is the son of Linda, a model, and Myles Marsden, who was a premier danseur of the Yugoslav National Ballet. His paternal grandparents were English immigrants. Jason is married to Christy Hicks, with whom he has a son.
Jason’s paternal grandfather was named Richard Marsden. Richard was born in England.
Jason’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Emma Ashley (the daughter of Frederick William Ashley and Mary Ada Fitzgerald). Eileen was born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Frederick was born in Ardwick, Manchester, the son of Peter Harold Ashley. Mary was born in Westhoughton, Bolton, Greater Manchester, the daughter of Frederick F. Fitzgerald and Hannah Anna Burrows.
Jason’s maternal grandfather was Raymond Otis Williams (the son of Charles Edwin Williams and Amelia Lorraine/Lorena Dio/Drox). Raymond was born in Rhode Island. Charles was born in Rhode Island, the son of Andrew Jackson Williams and Mary Ann Baker. Amelia was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Charles Manuel Dio, whose parents were French-Canadian, and of Adeline/Adele Deneault/Daneau, who was also French-Canadian.
Jason’s maternal grandmother was Isabel C. “Belle” Crosby (the daughter of Alexander Murray Crosby and Agnes Maillet/Mallet). Isabel was born in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Alexander was born in Nova Scotia, the son of Charles Crosby and Mary Gereau. Agnes was born on Prince Edward Island, the daughter of Vincent Paul Maillet/Mallet and Marguerite Perry.
Sources: Jason’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jason’s maternal grandparents, Raymond Otis Williams and Isabel C. “Belle” Crosby, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jason’s maternal grandfather, Raymond Otis Williams, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jason’s maternal great-grandmother, Amelia Lorraine/Lorena Dio/Drox, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org