Kelly AuCoin

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Birth Name: Kelly Ray AuCoin

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

Date of Birth: February 14, 1967

*father – French-Canadian, one quarter Swedish, English, Irish, German
*mother – likely German

Kelly AuCoin is an American actor. His roles include the shows The Americans, House of Cards, Billions, Turn: Washington’s Spies, The Endgame, WeCrashed, and The Girl from Plainville, and the films The Kingdom (2007), Julie & Julia, All That I Am, The Post, False Positive, and The Good House.

Kelly is the son of Susan “Sue” and Democratic Party politician Les AuCoin (Walter Leslie AuCoin), who was Majority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives, from 1973 to 1975, and a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon, from January 3, 1975 to January 3, 1993. Kelly was raised in Oregon, and in Washington, D.C., while his father worked there.

He is married to dancer Carolyn Hall.

Kelly’s paternal grandfather was Francis Edgar AuCoin (the son of William AuCoin and Rosanna Coffey). Francis was born in St George, Maine. William was born in Chéticamp, Nova Scotia, the son of Sylvain AuCoin and Angelique-Sophie Deveau. Rosanna was born in D’Escousse, Isle Madame, Nova Scotia, Canada, the daughter of Patrick Coffey and Margaret Kenney.

Kelly’s paternal grandmother was Alice Audrey Darrar (the daughter of Walter Copp Darrar and Hilda Sophia Forsberg). Alice was born in Madras, Oregon. Walter was born in New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Thomas Darrar and Emma Copp. Hilda was born in Illinois, U.S., the daughter of Swedish parents, Peter O. Forsberg and Mary L. Sprong.

Sources: Genealogy of Kelly AuCoin (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Kelly’s paternal grandmother, Alice Audrey (Darrar) AuCoin Atkinson –

Kelly’s paternal great-grandmother, Hilda Sophia Forsberg, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

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