Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: May 7, 1992
*German, Belgian (father)
*English, Scottish, some German and Jersey/Channel Islander (mother)
Alexander Ludwig is a Canadian model, actor, and singer. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is an actress, and his father, Harald Horst Ludwig, is a businessman.
Alexander’s paternal grandparents were German and Belgian, respectively. Alexander’s mother, whose family has lived in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, for many generations, has English, Scottish, and some German and Jersey (Channel Islander) ancestry.
Alexander’s paternal grandfather was Dieter/Deiter Ludwig (the son of Richard Ludwig and Martha Zimmerman). Dieter was born in Danzig, Germany.
Alexander’s paternal grandmother was Rosa Braeckman. Rosa was born in Antwerp, Belgium.
Alexander’s maternal grandfather is Fred Martin (the son of Colin Thomas Martin and Margaret Jane Foy). Colin was Australian, the son of Frederick John Stuart Martin and Violet Evangeline Forder. Margaret was English, the daughter of Joseph Foy and Margaret Frances Constance McVittie Graham, who were both born in Cumberland.
Alexander’s maternal grandmother is Marilyn Cook (the daughter of Clarence “Clay” Edward Koch/Cook and Elsie Margaret Brown). Clarence was the son of Edward Ezra Koch/Cook and Anna May Smith. Elsie was the daughter of Charles Brown, who was born in Nottingham, England, and of Elsie Susan Valpy, who was born on Jersey, in the Channel Islands.
Source: Obituary of Alexander’s matrilineal great-grandmother, Elsie Margaret (Brown) Cook – http://www.legacy.com
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