Categories: American Notables.
by ethnic on August 3, 2010
Birth Name: Alan Walbridge Ladd
Date of Birth: September 3, 1913
Place of Birth: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Date of Death: January 29, 1964
Place of Death: Palm Springs, California
Ethnicity: English, some Irish
Alan Ladd was an American actor and producer. He was the son of Selina Ina Rowley, who was known as Ina Raleigh, and of Alan Harwood Ladd. His son is actor/producer David Ladd (David Alan Ladd), and his granddaughter is actress Jordan Ladd.
Alan had English, and some Irish, ancestry. His father was born in Wisconsin, while his mother was English, from County Durham.
Alan’s paternal grandparents were Oscar Ladd (the son of Alvaro Ladd and Nancy Ann Shotwell) and Julia Henriette Meigs (the daughter of Guy Meigs and Laviana Stockwell). Oscar and Julia were born in Canada.
Alan’s maternal grandparents were Charles John Rowley (the son of Charles John Rowley and Mary Ann Egan) and Kate Dee (the daughter of Richard Dee and Elizabeth Ann Thorpe). Alan’s grandfather Charles was born in Surrey, England. Kate was born in Northumberland, England.
Genealogy of Alan Ladd – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Biography of Alan Walbridge Ladd -- http://www.hollywoodsgoldenage.com/actors/alan_ladd.html
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