Richard Kohnke

LOS ANGELES – AUG 04: Kohnke arrives to the “When The Game Stands Tall” World Premiere on August 04, 2014 in Hollywood, CA. DFree/

Birth Name: Richard Villere Kohnke

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1986

Ethnicity: Irish, German, French/Cajun, English, Scottish, distant Dutch, Welsh, and Spanish

Richard Kohnke is an American actor and lawyer. His roles include the films Mighty Fine, When the Game Stands Tall, and Wolves (2016), and the show The Carrie Diaries.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was Edward Fredrick Kohnke (the son of Edward Fredrick Kohnke and Katherine Stumpf). Richard’s grandfather Edward was born in Louisiana. Richard’s great-grandfather Edward was born in Louisiana, the son of Edward Fredrick Kohnke, whose parents were German, and of Rosetta McNeil, whose parents were of Scottish and Irish descent. Katherine was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Edward T. Stumpf, whose parents were German, and of Katherine Weir, whose parents were Irish.

Richard’s paternal grandmother was Helen Frances Villere (the daughter of Denis/Dennis Gabriel Villere and Grace Loretta McLoughlin). Helen was born in Louisiana. Denis was born in Louisiana, the son of Phillipe Gabriel Villere and Eliza Pauline Euranie Lewis. Grace was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Patrick Henry McLoughlin/McLaughlin, whose parents were Irish, and of Agnes Loftys/Loftus, whose parents were also Irish.

Richard’s maternal grandfather was Ferdinand Hugo Dietze (the son of Ferdinand Hugo Dietze and Marie Anita “Nita” LeGardeur). Richard’s grandfather Ferdinand was born in Mississippi. Richard’s great-grandfather Ferdinand was born in Louisiana, the son of Ferdinand Julius Dietze, whose parents were from Austria and Germany, and of Charlotte Mehnert. Marie was born in Louisiana, the daughter of René Joseph LeGardeur and Marie Henriette Vergnes.

Richard’s maternal grandmother was Henryetta Vance Greenslit (the daughter of Henry Vance Greenslit and Bernice Irene Timble). Henryetta was born in Louisiana. Henry was born in Nebraska, the son of Henry Martin Greenslit and Bessie Viola Lenox. Bernice was born in Kansas, the daughter of James Clinton Timble and Bertha A. Henderson.

Sources: Obituary of Richard’s paternal grandmother, Helen Frances (Villere) Kohnke –

Obituary of Richard’s maternal grandfather, Ferdinand Hugo Dietze –

Obituary of Richard’s maternal grandmother, Henryetta Vance (Greenslit) Dietze –

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