Birth Name: Nicholas John Robinson
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 22, 1995
Ethnicity: Croatian (maternal grandfather), Swedish, Danish, English, possibly other
Nick Robinson is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films The Kings of Summer (2013), Jurassic World (2015), and Love, Simon (2018).
Nick’s maternal grandfather is Lawrence John Podnar (the son of George L. Podnar and Mary L. Srmeg). George was born in Minnesota, to Croatian parents, Juraj Matthew “George” Podnar, from Fratrovci Ozaljski, Karlovac, and Helen C. Kalcevic. Mary L. was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Ignatius/Ignatz/Ignac Srmek/Srmeg and Tereza/Theresa Sohar, who were also ethnic Croatians, with Ignatius being from Ugljan, Zadar.
Nick’s maternal grandmother is Lael Marthine Peterson (the daughter of Henry Peterson and Sadie Louise Hill). Henry was born in Washington, the son of Swedish parents, Axel Peterson and Bessy/Bessie Pearson. Sadie was born in Montana, the daughter of Charles Judson Hill, who was born in Minnesota, with deep Colonial American roots into the 1600s, including in Massachusetts; and of Josephine Nelson, who was born in Utah, and whose parents, James and Mary, were Danish.
Sources: Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, George L. Podnar, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary L. Srmeg, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Sadie Louise (Hill) Peterson – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Nick’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Judson Hill and Josephine Nelson – https://familysearch.org