Jon Lindstrom

Lindstrom in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Jon Robert Lindstrom

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

Date of Birth: October 18, 1957

*father – Swedish, Norwegian
*mother – English, Danish, German

Jon Lindstrom is an American actor, musician, writer, director, and producer.

He is married to actress, singer, and author Cady McClain.

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

Jon’s paternal grandmother was named Ruth Claire Asp. Ruth was born in Michigan, to Norwegian parents.

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

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


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

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

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

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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