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, with whom she has a daughter.

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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