Timothy Hutton

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Hutton in 2013, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Timothy Tarquin Hutton

Place of Birth: Malibu, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 16, 1960

Ethnicity: English, some Irish, one eighth Norwegian, more distant German, Dutch, and French

Timothy Hutton is an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Ordinary People (1980).

He is the son of Maryline (Poole) and actor Jim Hutton (Dana James Hutton). Aside from Los Angeles, he was raised in Boston, and in his mother’s hometown, Harwinton, Connecticut. Timothy has a son, documentary filmmaker Noah Hutton, with his first wife, actress and producer Debra Winger; and a son with his second wife, illustrator Aurore Giscard d’Estaing. Aurore’s uncle was French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing.

Timothy’s paternal grandfather was Col. Thomas R. “Tom” Hutton (Thomas Radcliffe Hutton, the son of Thomas Berney/Burnie Hutton and Henrietta/Etta Radcliffe Young). Timothy’s grandfather Thomas was born in Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming, and was managing editor, and editor, of The Binghamton Press. Timothy’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in Eastons Corners, Wolford, Ontario, Canada, the son of William Hutton and Maria Berney/Burney. Henrietta was born in Camden, Oneida, New York, the daughter of Charles Young and Sophia Radcliffe/Radcliff.

Timothy’s paternal grandmother was Helenmae/Helen-Mae C. (Scottebo/Scotteabo/Scottobo) Hutton Ryan (the daughter of Lewis Scottebo/Scotteabo and Ellen/Ella T. Dacey). Helen-Mae was born in New York. Lewis was born in Iowa, the son of Reier Olsen Skattebo and Anne/Anna/Annie Marie/Maria Kulterstad/Brufladt, who were Norwegian, he from Østre Serdre and she from Brusfledt. Ellen was born in New York, the daughter of Irish parents, Patrick Dacey and Ellen.

Timothy’s maternal grandfather was Arthur Barnard Poole (the son of Arthur French/Frank Poole and Mary Emeline/Maryline Barnard). Timothy’s grandfather Arthur was born in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia. Timothy’s great-grandfather Arthur was born in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, the son of Arthur Atkinson Poole and Laura Virginia French. Marylou was born in Ventura, Ventura Co., California, the daughter of Austin Denny Barnard and Ellen Sarah Lehman.

Timothy’s maternal grandmother was Helen Noyes Burdick (the daughter of Charles Noyes Burdick and Myra Adelle Cottrell). Helen was born in Connecticut, and had deep roots in the state. Charles was born on Rhode Island, the son of Alfred Bailey Burdick and Lydia Lucina Crandall. Myra was the daughter of James B. Cottrell and Ann A. Beebe.

Sources: Genealogy of Timothy Hutton – https://famouskin.com

Genealogy of Timothy Hutton (focusing on his father’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org

Timothy’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Radcliffe Hutton, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Thomas Radcliffe Hutton on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Timothy’s paternal grandmother, Helenmae/Helen-Mae C. Scottebo/Scotteabo/Scottobo, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Helenmae/Helen-Mae C. Scottebo/Scotteabo/Scottobo on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Helenmae/Helen-Mae C. Scottebo/Scotteabo/Scottobo on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Timothy’s paternal great-grandfather, Lewis Scottebo/Scotteabo – https://www.newspapers.com

4 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Link him to Valéry Giscard d’Estaing’s profile. Thank you,

  2. madman says:

    This genealogy lists his paternal grandmother’s middle initial as F., so it might not be the same Helen Ryan that is listed on this page:


    If the genealogy is correct, then she was the daughter of James E. Ryan and Mary A. James’ parents were Irish.

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