Todd Rundgren

Rundgren in 2006, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Todd Harry Rundgren

Place of Birth: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 22, 1948

*25% Swedish
*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*50% German

Todd Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

He is the son of Ruth Lois (Fleck) and Harry William Rundgren. He is married to Michele. He has two children with his former partner Karen Darvin; and a son with Michele.

Todd’s paternal grandfather was Johan “John” Sigfrid Rundgren (the son of Carl/Karl Fredrik Rundgren and Maria Charlotta Nånberg/Nonberg). Johan was born in Husby-Lyhundra, Uppland, Sweden.

Todd’s paternal grandmother was named Sophia/Sophie Brandweis (the daughter of Max Brandweis and Yetta). Sophia was a Jewish emigrant, from Poland.

Todd’s maternal grandfather was named Frank A. Fleck. Frank was born in Pennsylvania.

Todd’s maternal grandmother was named Mable/Mabel R. Rohrer. Mable was born in Pennsylvania.

For a time, Todd was incorrectly believed to be the biological father of actress and model Liv Tyler.

Sources: Todd’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Todd’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. madman says:

    Charles Fredrick Rundgren and Marie/Marriet Charlotte Nonberg —> Carl/Karl Fredrik Rundgren and Maria Charlotta Nånberg

    Johan was born in Husby-Lyhundra, Uppland, Sweden.

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