Robert Knepper

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Birth Name: Robert Lyle Knepper

Place of Birth: Fremont, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 8, 1959

Ethnicity: German (mostly), along with Swiss-German, English, and Scottish

Robert Knepper is an American actor.

Robert is married to Nadine Kary. He has a son with his former wife, Tory Herald.

Robert’s paternal grandfather was Chester LeRoy Knepper (the son of Charles R. Knepper and Emma Catherine Fought). Charles was the son of Joseph Knepper. Emma was the daughter of Jeremiah Fought and Catherine Ann Hetrick.

Robert’s paternal grandmother was Estella June Brubaker (the daughter of John Lester Brubaker and Pansy May Crispen). John was the son of Homer Brubaker and Margaret Ickes. Pansy was the daughter of Osborn F. Crispen and Elizabeth “Lizzie” J. Beatty.

Robert’s maternal grandfather was James Carroll Gillespie (the son of Ralph Rainey Gillespie and Carrie Estella Stockdale).

Robert’s maternal grandmother was Carrie Henrietta Neeb (the daughter of Henry Neeb and Mary Yeack). Carrie’s parents were German. Henry was the son of Jacob Neeb, from Nassau, and of Margaret Snyder, from Beier.

Sources: Genealogy of Robert’s father –

Genealogy of Robert’s maternal grandmother, Carrie Henrietta Neeb (focusing on her own father’s side) –

Obituary of Robert’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary (Yeack) Neeb –

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