Alex Roe

by follers on August 13, 2017

"The 5th Wave" Special Los Angeles Screening - Arrivals

Birth Name: Alexander Michael Roe-Brown

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 18 June, 1990

Ethnicity: English

Alex Roe is an English actor and footballer. He has starred in the films The 5th Wave (2016), Rings (2017), and Forever My Girl (2018).

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Trevante Rhodes

by madman on October 17, 2016

60th Annual BFI London Film Festival - "Moonlight " Competition Screening - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Ponchatoula, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 10, 1990

Ethnicity: African-American

Trevante Rhodes is an American actor and track and field sprinter.

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O’Shea Jackson, Jr.

by madman on July 5, 2016

O’Shea Jackson Jr. – VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly Awards – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 24, 1991

Ethnicity: African-American

O’Shea Jackson, Jr. is an American actor and rapper, also known by the stage name OMG. He is the son of Kimberly (Woodruff) and rapper and actor Ice Cube.

O’Shea’s paternal grandparents are Hosea Jackson and Doris Benjamin.

O’Shea’s maternal grandparents’ surnames were Woodruff and Sims.

"Straight Outta Compton" Los Angeles Premiere - ArrivalsO’Shea Jackson, Jr. and Ice Cube at the Straight Outta Compton Los Angeles premiere, 2015

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Chris Hemsworth

by follers on December 17, 2014

"Snow White and the Huntsman" World Premiere - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date of Birth: 11 August, 1983

Ethnicity: Dutch (maternal grandfather), English, Irish, 1/16th German, 1/16th Scottish

Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He is the brother of actors Luke Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth. He is married to Spanish actress Elsa Pataky, with whom he has three children.

Chris’s maternal grandfather was a Dutch immigrant. The rest of Chris’s ancestry is approximately 11/32 English, 9/32 Irish, 1/16th German, and 1/16th Scottish.

Chris’s uncle, by marriage, was bushman Rod Ansell, who inspired the character “Crocodile” Dundee. Rod was married to Chris’s aunt (Chris’s mother’s sister), Joanne van Os, an author.

Chris was selected People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 2014. He is the second Australian-born man to have been given this title by the magazine (Hugh Jackman, in 2008, is the first). Chris is also thus far the only man of significant Dutch heritage to have been given this title by the magazine (although Patrick Swayze, the 1991 title recipient, may have had a Dutch great-grandfather).

Chris’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to John Hemsworth, who was born, c. 1804, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

Chris’s paternal grandfather was Keith Hemsworth (the son of William Hamilton Hemsworth and Frances Margaret Jobson). William was born in Footscray, Victoria, Australia, the son of John Richard Hemsworth, who was of English descent, and of Carroline/Caroline Sophie Fahle, who was the daughter of German immigrants, Heinrich Conrad Fahle, from Minden, Westphalia, then belonging to Prussia, and Carroline/Caroline Schwer, from Hannover. Chris’s great-grandmother Frances was the daughter of John/Jack Jobson, who was of English and Scottish descent, and of Janet Bibby; Janet’s father, Thomas John Bibby, was born in Argyle, Scotland, and Janet’s mother, Ann/Anne/Annie McKeown/McEwan, was born in Dublin, Ireland.

Chris’s paternal grandmother was Gladys Priscilla Outen (the daughter of Charles Whynam Outen and Priscilla Louise Dainton). Charles had English and Irish ancestry, and was the son of Charles George Outen and Bridget Cross. Chris’s great-grandmother Priscilla was the daughter of James Henry Dainton, who was born in Gloucestershire, England, and of Elizabeth Victoria Parker, who was born in Devon, England.

Chris’s maternal grandfather is Martin van Os (the son of Johannes Has Van Os and Petronella Nel Verhoeven). Martin is a Dutch immigrant. Johannes was born in Veghel, Noord-Brabant, the son of Petrus Johannus Van Os and Theodora Van Der Heijden. Petronella was born in Vorstenbosch, Bernheze, North Brabant, the daughter of Everardus Martinus Verhoeven and Maria Van Der Sanden.

Chris’s maternal grandmother is Therese O’Sullivan (the daughter of Thomas Augustus O’Sullivan and Mary Christina Denham). Thomas was the son of Irish parents, Daniel O’Sullivan, from Kerry, and Catherine Flynn, from Tipperary. Mary Christina was the daughter of Henry Albert Denham, who was English, from Somerset, and of Margaret Catherine O’Neill, who was of Irish origin; Margaret was the daughter of Samuel O’Neill and Mary Alicia Bryce.

Sources: Genealogy of Chris Hemsworth – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Chris Hemsworth (focusing on his father’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Chris’s paternal great-grandmother, Frances Margaret Jobson (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Chris’s maternal great-grandmother, Petronella Nel Verhoeven (through Petronella’s sister, Adriana Maria Verhoeven) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Lin Shaye

by follers on July 15, 2011

"The Three Stooges: The Movie" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Linda Shaye

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 12, 1943

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Lin Shaye is an American actress. She is known for starring as paranormal warrior Elise in the Insidious series, among many other of her horror film roles of the 2010s.

She is the sister of film executive Robert Shaye. Her paternal grandparents were Romanian Jewish immigrants. Her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant.

Lin’s paternal grandparents were Reuben Schayowitz and Anna Hana Kitlar (the daughter of Kiva/Keever/Kieva Kitlar and Hinda Schmuelivitz/Schmolovitz). Hinda was the daughter of Schmiel Schmuelivitz and Kala Kaela.

Source: Genealogy of Lin’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna Hana (Kitlar) Schayowitz – https://www.geni.com

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Rebecca Ferguson

October 3, 2008

Birth Name: Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden Date of Birth: October 19, 1983 Ethnicity: *Swedish (father) *English, possibly other (mother) Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress. She is known for starring in the films The White Queen (2013) and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015), among others. Rebecca’s father is Swedish. Her mother, Rosemary Ferguson, was […]

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50 Cent

September 29, 2008

Birth Name: Curtis James Jackson III Place of Birth: South Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S. Date of Birth: July 6, 1975 Ethnicity: African-American 50 Cent is an American rapper, actor, businessperson, investor, and producer. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. He has a son with his former partner, Shaniqua Tompkins, […]

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Coco Ho

January 20, 2018

Birth Name: Coco Maila Camille Hapaikekoa Ho Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Date of Birth: April 28, 1991 Ethnicity: *Chinese, Native Hawaiian, English, Swedish, Portuguese, Spanish, Scottish (father) *English, possibly other (mother) Coco Ho is an American professional surfer. Coco is the daughter of Brian C. (Bass) and surfer Michael Ho (born Michael K. […]

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Daniela Vega

January 20, 2018

Place of Birth: San Miguel, Santiago, Chile Date of Birth: June 3, 1989 Ethnicity: Chilean Daniela Vega is a Chilean actress and singer.

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Teri Reeves

January 20, 2018

Birth Name: Teri Lynn Kretz Place of Birth: Alameda, California, U.S. Date of Birth: July 14, 1981 Ethnicity: Italian, German, English, possibly other Teri Reeves is an American theater and television actress. She was previously married to Jonathan Reeves. Teri is the daughter of Barbara J. (Matranga) and Arvid L. Kretz, Jr. Teri’s mother has Italian ancestry. Teri’s […]

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Paul Mooney

January 19, 2018

Birth Name: Paul Gladney Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S. Date of Birth: August 4, 1941 Ethnicity: African-American Paul Mooney is an American comedian, writer, social critic, and actor. He is the son of LaVoya Ealy and George Gladney. Paul’s maternal grandmother was named Aimay Ealy. Source: Genealogy of Paul Mooney – https://www.myheritage.se Photo  by Prphotos

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Kassem G

January 18, 2018

Birth Name: Qassem Gharaibeh Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon Date of Birth: October 10, 1983 Ethnicity: Jordanian Arab Kassem G is a Lebanese-born American internet personality, actor, and comedian. Kassem was born in Beirut, Lebanon, to Jordanian parents. He grew up partly in Saudi Arabia, and moved to Florida at the age of four, and later to […]

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