Lori Petty

03/29/2016 – Lori Petty – “Miles Ahead” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Writers Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Drive – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Lori Lee Petty

Place of Birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 14, 1963

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Dutch

Lori Petty is an American actress, director, and writer. Her roles include the films Cadillac Man, Point Break, A League of Their Own, Free Willy, In the Army Now, Tank Girl, and Route 666, and the show Orange Is the New Black. She directed and co-wrote the film The Poker House.

Her father was a Pentecostal clergyman. She was mainly raised in Tennessee, Iowa, and Illinois.

Lori’s paternal grandfather was Burl Petty (the son of Harry K. Petty and Silvia D. Pauley). Burl was born in Illinois. Harry was the son of Francis Marion “Frank” Petty and Rosetta “Rose” West. Silvia was the daughter of Albert Atlee Pauley and Dollie Boughan/Baughan.

Lori’s paternal grandmother was Opal Agnes Richey (the daughter of Hugh Arthur Richey and Elosia Emma Longnecker). Opal was born in Illinois. Hugh was the son of Joseph Stephen Richey and Medora May Sanders. Elosia was the daughter of Hiram Everett Longnecker and Jane Bloor.

Sources: Obituary of Lori’s father – http://bransontrilakesnews.com

Genealogy of Lori’s paternal grandfather, Burl Petty – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lori’s paternal great-grandparents, Hugh Arthur Richey and Elosia Emma Longnecker – http://www.familysearch.org

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