Shannon Woodward

LOS ANGELES - JUL 23:  Shannon Woodward arriving to FOX All-Star

Woodward in 2012, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Shannon Marie Woodward

Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 17, 1984

*father – English, Swedish, small amount of Norwegian

Shannon Woodward, also credited under her full name Shannon Marie Woodward, is an American actress. Her roles include the shows Raising Hope and Westworld, the films The Haunting of Molly Hartley and The Veil, and the video game The Last of Us Part II.

Shannon’s paternal grandfather is Gary Allen Woodward (the son of Roy Colfax Woodward and Edna Mae/Mary Doty). Gary was born in Minnesota. Roy was the son of Willis Benton Woodward and Freda Marie Styier/Stier/Stien. Edna was the daughter of Barto Evelyn Doty and Katie Emily Frederick.

Shannon’s paternal grandmother is Norma Corrine Swedlund (the daughter of Archie Elmer Swedlund and Myrtle Olive Louise Maudal). Norma was born in Minnesota. Archie was the son of John Adolf Swedlund, who was born in Minnesota, to Swedish parents, and of Hilma/Elma Mathilda/Matilda Davidson, who was born in New Hampshire, also to Swedish parents. Myrtle was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Ingvald I. Maudal, who was Norwegian, and of Hannah Victoria Anderson, who was Swedish.

Sources: Shannon’s paternal great-grandparents, Archie Elmer Swedlund and Myrtle Olive Louise Maudal, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Shannon’s paternal great-grandfather, Archie Elmer Swedlund, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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