Birth Name: Thomas Alexander Dekker
lace of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 28, 1987
Ethnicity: Dutch, English, Welsh
Thomas Dekker is an American actor and musician.
He is the son of Hilary (Williams), a concert pianist, singer, acting coach, and actress, and David John Ellis Dekker, an artist, set designer, opera singer, and actor. Thomas’s father was American-born, of one quarter Dutch and three quarters British Isles (including English), ancestry. Thomas’s mother is Welsh.
Thomas is married to Canadian actor Jesse Haddock.
Thomas’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Henry Dekker (the son of John A. Dekker and June Gertrude Watson). John was a Dutch immigrant, the son of Abraham Dekker and Marie Catherine Godyn. June was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Jabez Poole Watson and Hannah Amelia Griffin.
Thomas’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Bernice Richardson (the daughter of John S. Richardson and Trixie/Trix Palmiter). John was born in South Carolina. Trixie was born in Kansas.
Thomas’s maternal grandfather was Alun Williams (born David Alun Williams, the son of David Williams and Edith Price). Alun was a radio presenter and well-known radio announcer for the BBC (British Broadcast Corporation). Edith was the daughter of Thomas Price and Sarah Francis.
Sources: Thomas’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Thomas’s father – http://nevadaobit.com
Genealogy of Thomas’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Henry Dekker (through Joseph’s sister, June Louise Dekker) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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