Birth Name: Lance James Henriksen
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 5, 1940
*Latvian, Irish (mother)
Lance Henriksen is an American actor and artist. He is known for his roles in genre films.
His father, James Marin Henriksen, was a Norwegian emigrant, born in Tønsberg. His mother, Marguerite Ann (Werner), was American. He is married to Louise Lunde, and has four children.
Lance’s paternal grandfather was Thiis Marin Henriksen (the son of Rasmus Sanne Henriksen and Lise Maria Larsdatter Gunnestad). Thiis was born in Nesbryggen, Nøtterøy, Vestfold, Norway. Rasmus was the son of Hendrik/Henrik Eriksen Hella and Ingeborg Sørine Rasmusdatter Sande. Lise was the daughter of Lars Larsen/Larson and Lovise Marie/Maria Jespersdatter.
Lance’s paternal grandmother was Cecile Hansine/Hansina Jaokina/Joakima Amundsen/Ellingsen (the daughter of Amund Ellingsen and Petrikke/Petrikka/Fredrikke JoAnne/Johanne Oline Ulricksdatter/Ulrikstadder). Cecile Hansine was born in Børge, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway. Amund was the son of Elling Amundsen. Petrikke was the daughter of Ulrik Christensen and Johanne Arnesdr.
Lance’s maternal grandfather was Henry/Heinrich John Werner/Blankenfeld/Blonkenfeld/Blonkenfelt (the son of John Blankenfeld and Pauline Karschinski). Henry was born in Riga, Latvia.
Lance’s maternal grandmother was Florence Mary Healey (the daughter of John Joseph Healey and Lucy Ellen McGourty/McGourthy). Florence was born in Massachusetts, and was of Irish descent. John was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents, John J. Healy and Catherine O’Neil/O’Neill, from Cork. Lucy was the daughter of Charles McGourty and Ellen/Nellie Welch/Walsh.
Sources: Death record of Lance’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Catherine (O’Neil/O’Neill) Healy – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Lance’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Ellen/Nellie (Welch/Walsh) McGourty – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Lance’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Bridget (Carr) Welch – https://www.familysearch.org