Birth Name: Erika Lindhome
Place of Birth: Coudersport, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 5, 1979
Ethnicity: Swedish, German, English, Irish, Scottish
Riki Lindhome is an American actress, comedian, and musician. Her roles include the series Titus, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, The Big Bang Theory, Enlightened, Duncanville, and Wednesday, and the films Pulse (2006), The Last House on the Left (2009), Fun Size, Much Ado About Nothing (2012), Hell Baby, The Lego Batman Movie, Knives Out, and The Wolf of Snow Hollow. She is one half of the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates, with Kate Micucci. She also starred alongside Natasha Leggero on the series Another Period.
Riki is the daughter of Cheryl and Richard Lindhome. She was raised mostly in Portville, New York. She has a son.
Riki’s paternal grandfather was Richard Otto Lindhome (the son of Otto Henry Lindhome and Ruth E. Westgren). Richard was born in Pennsylvania. Riki’s great-grandfather Otto was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Swedish parents, Alrick Lindholm and Tensey Lindgren. Ruth was also born in Pennsylvania, to Swedish parents, C. V. Westgren and Mary Danielson.
Riki’s paternal grandmother was Muriel Ann Hazlett (the daughter of Thomas Richard Hazlett and Anna May Cannon). Muriel was born in Pennsylvania. Thomas was the son of Charles Hazlett and Emma Shriver. Anna was the daughter of Frank Dick Cannon, whose father was English, from Holywell cum Needingworth, Huntingdonshire, and of Rebecca Elizabeth Samsel.
Riki’s maternal grandfather was Allan I. Roslund (the son of Werner Roslund and Erma Strunk). Allan was born in Pennsylvania. Erma was the daughter of Albert H. Strunk and Gertrude Snyder.
Riki’s maternal grandmother was Marilyn Joan McKendry (the daughter of William Lewis McKendry and Wilhelmina Matthews). Marilyn was born in Gananoque, Ontario, Canada. William was the son of Thomas Chambers McKendry and Annie Isabella Rogers. Wilhelmina was the daughter of William Charles Matthews and Bertha Lucelia Pritchard.
Obituary of Riki’s uncle – http://obits.pennlive.com
Riki’s paternal grandfather, Richard Otto Lindhome, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Riki’s paternal great-grandparents, Otto Henry Lindhome and Ruth E. Westgren – https://www.familysearch.org
Riki’s paternal great-grandparents, Otto Henry Lindhome and Ruth E. Westgren, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Riki’s paternal grandmother, Muriel Ann (Hazlett) Lindhome – http://www.wikitree.com