Jesse Johnson

Johnson in 2017, Photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Jesse Wayne Johnson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 7, 1982

Ethnicity: English, French, Irish, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, Norwegian, remote Dutch

Jesse Johnson is an American actor. He is the son of actors Patti D’Arbanville (Patricia Mary D’Arbanville) and Don Johnson (Donnie Wayne Johnson). His half-sister is actress Dakota Johnson.

Jesse’s father is of English, with some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and remote Dutch and French Huguenot, descent. His mother has French, Irish, English, Swiss-German, German, and Norwegian, ancestry.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather is Wayne Fred/Freddie Johnson (the son of Frederick Franklin Johnson and Lena Breckenridge). Jesse’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Jesse Bynum Johnson and Bessie Olive Griffin. Lena was the daughter of James C. Breckenridge and Lona/Lorna Belle Perkins.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother is Eva Lea “Nell” Wilson (the daughter of Marshall Venus Wilson and Florence Leatha Greenway). Eva was born in Missouri. Marshall was the son of Alexander Wilson and Nellie Florence Eutsler. Jesse’s great-grandmother Florence was the daughter of John M. Greenway and Millie Gold.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was George Maurice D’Arbanville (the son of Maurice D’Arbanville and Mary Agnes/Anna Sullivan). George was born in New York. Jesse’s great-grandfather Maurice was born in Louisiana, to French parents, Charles D’Arbanville and Josephine Biemond. Mary Agnes was born in Ireland, the daughter of Florence Sullivan and Hanora/Hanory Leavy/Leary/O’Leary.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Jean Lynn Scott (the daughter of Norman L. Scott and Marion/Marian E. Buck). Jean was born in Colorado. Norman likely was the son of William Elmer Scott, who had English, and some German, ancestry, and of Daisy Justina Pfaffly, who was of Swiss-German and French descent. Marion was the daughter of Philip/Phillip H./Ferdinand Buck, whose parents were Norwegian, and of Pansy Parry.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse’s father –

Genealogy of Jesse’s father (through Jesse’s half-sister, Dakota Johnson) –

Jesse’s maternal grandfather, George Maurice D’Arbanville, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Death record of Jesse’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Agnes/Anna (Sullivan) D’Arbanville –

Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Jean Lynn (Scott) D’Arbanville Egan –

1 Response

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    He has that old hollywood face

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