Jon Lindstrom

Birth Name: Jon Robert Lindstrom

Place of Birth: Medford, Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 18, 1957

*Swedish, Norwegian (father)
*English, Danish, possibly German (mother)

Jon Lindstrom is an American actor, musician, writer, director, and producer. He is the son of Suzanne (Madsen) and Robert Oscar Lindstrom. He has a brother, Jeff.

Jon’s paternal grandfather was Oscar G. A. Lindstrom (the son of Gustaf Robert Lindström and Anna Kajsa Jonasdotter). Gustaf was originally from Sipoo, Finland, of Swedish ancestry. Anna was from Frändefors, Sweden.

Jon’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Claire Asp. She was born in Michigan, to parents from Norway.

Jon’s maternal grandfather was Eggert Christian Madsen. He was originally from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jon’s maternal grandmother was Gladys Velma Brown (the daughter of Louis/Lewis Addison Brown and Margaret Amanda “Maggie” Nisewanger). “Nisewanger” can be a German surname.


Jon’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Immigration record of Jon’s maternal grandfather, Eggert Christian Madsen –

Obituary of Jon’s maternal grandmother, Gladys Velma (Brown) Madsen –

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3 Responses

  1. stlucas says:

    I think he would fit as Alicia Vikander’s father.

    • andrew says:

      I expected a comment like that by Neiltennant. Pick any random dark-complexioned European person and he/she will immediately look Middle Eastern to him.

  2. madman says:

    *Swedish, Norwegian (father)

    Why is he only “likely Danish” if he has a Danish grandfather?

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