Ryan McPartlin

McPartlin in 2015, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Ryan John McPartlin

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 3, 1975

Ethnicity: Irish, English, Norwegian, German

Ryan McPartlin is an American actor and model. His roles include the series Chuck, Living with Fran, and Passions, and the film Hunter Killer. He has modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch.

He is the son of Lois and Stephen McPartlin. He was raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Ryan is married to actress Danielle Kirlin, with whom he has two children.

Ryan’s paternal grandfather was Stephen Emmett McPartlin, Jr. (the son of Stephen Emmett McPartlin and Anne/Ann Bernice McGoorty). Ryan’s grandfather Stephen was born in Illinois. Ryan’s great-grandfather Stephen was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and was a pioneer in the field of refrigeration insulation. He was the son of Canadian parents, Patrick McPartlin and Catherine Fitzgerald, who were born in New Brunswick, to Irish parents from County Cork. Anne was born in Berlin, Wisconsin, the daughter of Irish parents, Peter McGoorty, from County Leitrim, and Mary Gaffney.

Ryan’s paternal grandmother was Margaret W. “Margo” Parrish (the daughter of John W. Parrish and Bessie/Bess W. Hulbert). Margaret was born in Nebraska. John was the son of John L. Parrish and Sarah Ann Reddick. Bessie was the daughter of John H. Hulbert and Cordelia A.

Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Lawrence Martin Henricksen (the son of Eilif Lorangh/Lorauth Henricksen and Olga Josephine Tveter/Forter). Eilif and Olga were Norwegian immigrants. Eilif was the son of Laurentz Henricksen and Ingeborg Nielsen.

Ryan’s maternal grandmother is Shirley Lois Meyer (the daughter of Rudolph John Meyer and Helen Clara Boening). Helen was the daughter of William Boening and Julia Burchard.

Sources: Genealogies of Ryan’s paternal grandparents, Stephen Emmett McPartlin, Jr. and Margaret W. “Margo” (Parrish) McPartlin – https://www.findagrave.com

Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Stephen Emmett McPartlin, Jr., on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Ryan’s paternal great-grandfather, Stephen Emmett McPartlin – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Ryan’s maternal grandfather, Lawrence Martin Henricksen – http://www.legacy.com

Death record of Ryan’s maternal great-grandfather, Eilif Lorangh/Lorauth Henricksen – https://familysearch.org

Ryan’s maternal great-grandparents, Rudolph John Meyer and Helen Clara Boening, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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