Scott Glenn

LOS ANGELES - MAR 23: Scott Glenn arrives to the "Sucker Punch"

Glenn in 2011, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Theodore Scott Glenn

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 26, 1941

Ethnicity: German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish/Irish, Scottish, English, Swiss-German, remote French

Scott Glenn is an American actor.

Scott has German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish/Irish, Scottish, English, Swiss-German, and remote French, ancestry. Scott is also listed on the internet as having Native American roots. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Scott is married to model Carol Schwartz, with whom he has two children. Scott converted to Judaism in the 1960s, when he married Carol.

Scott’s paternal grandfather was William John Glenn (the son of Peter Glenn/Glen and Mary Ann Dooley, or Catherine Murry). William was born in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland. Mary Ann likely was from Ireland.

Scott’s paternal grandmother was Martha Isabelle/Isabella/Isabell “Mattie” Null (the daughter of Samuel Harmon/Byron Null and Joanna/Joana/Johanne Jack Robertson). Martha was born in Pennsylvania. Samuel was the son of Joseph Null and Esther/Hester “Hettie” Myers/Moyers. Joanna was the daughter of Joseph Robertson and Isabella Bovard, or of John Robertson and Margaret Plumer.

Scott’s maternal grandfather was Gerald Starkey Glenn (the son of Robert Morris Glenn and Carrie/Cara Lincoln Starkey). Gerald was born in Pennsylvania. Robert was the son of Benjamin Fisher Glenn, whose father founded the Frankford Society, and of Mary Atkin/Aitkin. Carrie was the daughter of George Rogers Starkey and Caira Skelton.

Scott’s maternal grandmother was Clio Elizabeth Pollock (the daughter of Ernest Kimball Pollock and Elizabeth Ann/Anne Ankrom). Clio was born in West Virginia. Ernest was the son of Mortimer Pollock and Helen Kimball. Scott’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of John Daniel Ankrom and Susan A. Barnett.

Sources: Genealogy of Scott Glenn –

Scott’s paternal grandmother, Martha Isabelle/Isabella/Isabell “Mattie” Null, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Scott’s maternal grandfather, Gerald Starkey Glenn –

Scott’s maternal grandfather, Gerald Starkey Glenn, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Scott’s maternal grandmother, Clio Elizabeth Pollock, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Clio Elizabeth Pollock on the 1910 U.S. Census –

5 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    this tree provides a different wife for his great-grandpa Peter Glenn:

    Also his paternal 4th great-grandfather was this man:

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