Molly McCook

LOS ANGELES – JAN 30: McCook at the “Hello Dolly!” Los Angeles Opening night at the Pantages Theatre on January 30, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, kathclick/

Birth Name: Molly Jane McCook

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 30, 1990

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Welsh, likely one sixteenth Mexican, distant French

Molly McCook is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the sitcom Last Man Standing and in the film Trash Fire.

She is the daughter of actors Laurette Spang/Laurette Spang-McCook and John McCook. She is married to actor John Krause.

Molly’s paternal grandfather was John Charles McCook (the son of William Hess McCook and Willie Leona McFadden). John was born in Texas. William was born in Georgia, the son of William Hamilton McCook and Julie Frances “Fannie” Jordan. Willie was born in Mississippi, the daughter of Albert McFadden and Lucy Caroline Mann.

Molly’s paternal grandmother was Mary Emma Rolls (the daughter of William J. Rolls and Ada Fay Guthrie). Mary was born in California. William was born in California, the son of Moses Langton Rolls/Rawles, who was from Indiana, and of Lean/Lein Ayala, who was from California. Ada was born in California, the daughter of James Isaac Guthrie and Mary Tennessee Brown.

Molly’s maternal grandfather was Arthur William Spang (the son of Martinus Guilelmus “Martin” Spang and Emma Matchulat). Arthur was born in Michigan. Martinus was born in Gramadczyzna, Russia, now Poland, the son of August Spang and Justinna. Emma was born in Pajevonys, Lithuania, under the Russian Empire, the daughter of Ewald Matchulat/Matschulat and Elizabeth Grunan.

Molly’s maternal grandmother was Evelyn Batchelor (the daughter of Franklyn Bronson Batchelor and Ina Elizabeth Westerman). Evelyn was born in Connecticut. Franklyn was born in Connecticut, the son of Clifford E. Batchelor and Amy Whitlock. Ina was born in Connecticut, the daughter of William Westerman, who was English, from Sheffield, and of Ina Maria Andrus, who was American.

Sources: Obituary of Molly’s paternal grandmother, Mary Emma (Rolls) McCook –

Obituary of Molly’s maternal grandfather, Arthur William Spang –

Obituary of Molly’s maternal great-grandmother, Emma (Matchulat) Spang –

Obituary of Molly’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn (Batchelor) Stegath –

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