Leslie Stefanson

Stefanson and James Spader – Marvel’s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Dolby Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA, 2015 – Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Leslie Ann Stefanson

Place of Birth: Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 10, 1971

*Icelandic (father)
*Norwegian (mother)

Leslie Stefanson is an American model, actress, and artist. She is the daughter of Corinne and Randolph Stefanson. Leslie has a son with her partner, actor James Spader.

Leslie’s paternal grandfather was Skuli Stefanson (the son of Sigurgeir “Sivert” Stefanson and Sigurros Gudmundsdottir). Skuli was born in North Dakota, to Icelandic parents.

Leslie’s paternal grandmother was Ephemia Elfridur May “Effie” Einarson (the daughter of Freeman Julius Einarson and Hallfridur “Freda” Snowfield). Ephemia was born in North Dakota. Freeman and Hallfridur were born in North Dakota, both of them to Icelandic parents.

Leslie’s maternal grandfather was Bertram Sidney “Bert” Kvamme (the son of Adolph Christian Kvamme and Bessie Andrine Noss). Bertram was born in Minnesota. Adolph was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents, from Innvik, Bendt Anderson/Andersen Kvamme and Sigrid Petersdatter Eide. Bessie was born in North Dakota, and likely was of Norwegian descent.

Leslie’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor/Eleanore Olive Klev/Kleve (the daughter of Knut K. Klev and Christine Buran). Eleanor was born in Minnesota. Knut was born in Rollag, Norway. Christine was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents.

Sources: Genealogy of Leslie Stefanson – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Leslie’s father – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Leslie’s paternal aunt – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Leslie’s paternal grandfather, Skuli Stefanson – https://familysearch.org

Leslie’s paternal grandmother, Ephemia Elfridur May “Effie” Einarson, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of Leslie’s maternal grandparents, Bertram Sidney “Bert” Kvamme and Eleanor/Eleanore Olive (Klev/Kleve) Kvamme – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Leslie’s maternal grandmother, Eleanor/Eleanore Olive (Klev/Kleve) Kvamme – https://newspaperarchive.com

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