Rich Blomquist

Blomquist in 2016, photo by

Birth Name: Richard D. Blomquist

Place of Birth: U.S.

Date of Birth: April 6, 1977

Ethnicity: Swedish, Scottish, Irish, German, English

Rich Blomquist is an American television writer, producer, and actor. He was a staff writer for The Daily Show.

Rich is married to actress, writer, and comedian Kristen Schaal, with whom he has a daughter.

Rich’s paternal grandfather is Herbert William Blomquist (the son of Carl F. Blomquist and Emma T. Rasmussen). Herbert was born in Massachusetts. Carl was born in Kristinehamn, Värmland County, Sweden. Emma was from Sundsvall, Västernorrland County, Sweden.

Rich’s paternal grandmother is Alice Conant Jacobs (the daughter of Harry/Harrie Winfried Jacobs and Helena Maria “Lena” Conant). Alice was born in Massachusetts. Harry was born in Massachusetts, the son of Joshua Jacobs and Mary Burrell Marsh. Helena was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of John H. Conant and Helen J. Moulton/Molton.

Rich’s maternal grandfather is David Livingstone McLellan (the son of David McLellan and Agnes Brown). Rich’s grandfather David was born in Connecticut. Rich’s great-grandfather David was born in East Kilbride, Scotland, the son of John McLellan and Elizabeth Ashcroft. Agnes was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rich’s maternal grandmother is Evelyn Claudia Hangey Kirkpatrick (the daughter of Milton Maurer Kirkpatrick and LaRue Schnabel Hangey). Evelyn was born in Pennsylvania. Milton was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Levi Hafler Kirkpatrick and Anna Laura Maurer. LaRue was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Lambert Cope Hangey and Malinda Schnabel.

Sources: Obituary of Rich’s father –

Obituary of Rich’s maternal grandfather, David Livingstone McLellan –

Obituary of Rich’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn Claudia Hangey (Kirkpatrick) McLellan –

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