Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson at "The Kings of Summer" Los Angeles Special Scree

Robinson in 2013, photo by s_bukley/

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, Jurassic World, and Love, Simon, among others, and the show A Teacher.

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 –

Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary L. Srmeg, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson –

Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Sadie Louise Hill, on the 1910 U.S. Census –
Sadie Louise Hill on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Sadie Louise (Hill) Peterson –

Marriage record of Nick’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Judson Hill and Josephine Nelson –

16 Responses

  1. vitordesouza says:

    His nose is Ashkenazi Jewish

  2. ashash says:

    That picture of him is very unattractive. This site always chooses the worst pictures of celebrities. Is this on purpose? It’s hilarious.

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