Alison Pill

by follers on June 29, 2014

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Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: November 27, 1985

*Estonian, 1/8th Swedish (father)

Alison Pill is a Canadian actress. Her father is of Estonian, and 1/8th Swedish, descent.

Alison is married to actor and filmmaker Joshua Leonard.

Alison’s paternal grandfather was Kaljo Pill (the son of Jaan Pill and Helmi Pauline Kruus). Jaan was born in Tartu, the son of Kaarel Pil/Pill and Anna Marie Kuslap. Helmi was born in Kuressaare, the daughter of August Oskar Kruus and Rosalie Marie Alwine Hawik.

Alison’s paternal grandmother was Constancia/Tanni Grünthal (the daughter of Timofei/Timotheus Grünthal and Vera Poska). Timofei was born in Rässa Saunametsa, the son of Ivan/Jaan Grünthal-Ridala and Kristina/Riste Ausmees. Vera was born in Tallinn, the daughter of Jaan Poska and Constance Ernestina Ekström; Constance was of Swedish ancestry.

Source: Genealogy of Alison Pill (focusing on her father’s side) –

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ann October 16, 2015 at 5:22 am

She is also 1/16 Swedish. Her great-great-grandparents were Jaan Poska and Constance Ekström. Jaan was Estonian. Constance was of Swedish ancestry.

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