Kevin Nealon

Nealon in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 18, 1953

*father – Irish
*mother – English, French-Canadian, some Scottish

Kevin Nealon is an American actor and comedian.

Kevin is the son of Kathleen and Emmett Nealon, an aircraft company executive. He is married to actress Susan Yeagley, with whom he has a son.

Kevin has said that a 23andMe DNA test showed him to be of 89.9% Irish descent. He may have been referring to the company’s “British & Irish” category.

Kevin’s paternal grandfather was Michael Nealon (the son of Edmond Nealon and Margaret O’Keefe). Michael was born in Limerick, Ireland.

Kevin’s paternal grandmother was Jane O’Brien (the daughter of Patrick O’Brien and Mary McDonald). Jane was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Floyd Lester Kimball (the son of Lester E. Kimball and Ethel Arabella Hewes). Floyd was born in Maine. Kevin’s great-grandfather Lester was the son of Moses G. Kimball and Adelia T. Parks. Ethel was the daughter of Charles E. Hewes and Anna Goodell.

Kevin’s maternal grandmother was Verna Hazel Hafford (the daughter of Calvin L. Hafford and Margery E. Violette). Verna was born in Maine. Calvin was the son of Jeremiah M. Hafford and Philomene Plourde, who was of French-Canadian descent. Margery was born in Saint-François, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Simon Violette and Zoe Boutot.

Sources: Genealogy of Kevin Nealon –

Marriage record of Kevin’s paternal grandparents, Michael Nealon and Jane O’Brien –

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