Skipp Sudduth

Sudduth in 2015, photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Robert Lee Sudduth IV

Place of Birth: Wareham, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 23, 1956

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, distant French

Skipp Sudduth is an American actor.

He was partly raised in Danville, Virginia. His half-brother is actor Kohl Sudduth.

Skipp’s paternal grandfather was Robert Lee Sudduth (the son of Robert Lee Sudduth and Lacey A. Rose). Skipp’s grandfather Robert was born in Alabama. Skipp’s great-grandfather Robert was born in Alabama, the son of Jarrett Anthony Sudduth and Cerina Marissa Shephard. Lacey was born in Alabama, the daughter of John Thomas Rose and Emily Byrd Tubbs.

Skipp’s paternal grandmother was Thelma Elizabeth Kendrick (the daughter of Walter Whittle Kendrick and Margarett Elizabeth McCain). Thelma was born in Alabama. Walter was born in Alabama, the son of Sterling Ramsey Kendrick and Clara Elizabeth Whittle. Margarett was born in Alabama, the daughter of William L. McCain and Rebecca Figh Underwood.

Skipp’s maternal grandfather was Julius Allen Gatewood (the son of Robert Whitfield Gatewood and Willie Elizabeth Hatchett). Julius was born in North Carolina. Robert was born in North Carolina, the son of Robert Allen Gatewood and Martha C. Burton. Willie was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Thomas Russell Hatchett and Julia A. Voss.

Skipp’s maternal grandmother was Mary Susan Collins (the daughter of Samuel Randolph Collins and Laura Lee Lumpkin). Mary was born in Virginia. Samuel was born in Virginia, the son of Andrew Jackson Collins and Susan A. Mitchell. Laura was born in Virginia, the daughter of Nathaniel Lumpkin and Judith Bohannon.

Sources: Genealogies of Skipp’s parents –

Obituary of Skipp’s mother –

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