Birth Name: Jim Nash Siedow
Date of Birth: June 12, 1920
Place of Birth: Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.
Date of Death: November 20, 2003
Place of Death: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Ethnicity: German, English
Jim Siedow was an American actor. He is known for playing Drayton Sawyer in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre films.
Jim was the son of Anna/Anne T. (Shepherd) and Herman William Siedow. He was married to Ruth, an actress, until his death, with whom he had three children.
Jim’s paternal grandfather was Carl Fredrick/Frederick/Fred Siedow (the son of Friedrich Wilhelm Seadow/Sidow and Julianna Matilda/Mathilde Manchiefkia/Manschewski). Carl was born in West Preson, Heidelburg, Germany.
Jim’s paternal grandmother was named Carolina Wilhema/Lena Hageleitt/Hageleit (the daughter of G. Hageleit/Hageleitt and Julia). Carolina was born in Pennogin, Berlin, Germany.
Jim’s maternal grandfather was named John Shepherd.
Source: Jim Siedow on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org