Anthony Edwards

by follers on July 1, 2014

Anthony Edwards

Birth Name: Anthony Charles Edwards

Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 19, 1962

*English, Irish, Scottish, Spanish-Mexican (father)
*German (mother)

Anthony Edwards is an American actor and director. He is the son of Erika Kem (Weber), an artist and landscape painter, and Peter Edwards, an architect. Anthony’s father had English, Irish, Scottish, and one quarter Spanish-Mexican, ancestry. Anthony’s mother was of German descent.

Anthony is married to Jeanine Lobell, with whom he has four children.

Anthony’s paternal grandfather was William Albert Edwards (the son of Charles Albert Edwards and Annie Delano Dennis). Charles was the son of John Edwards, who was English, from Oswestry, Shropshire, England, and of Elizabeth Sexton. Annie was the daughter of John Stephen Dennis and Mary Mason Barstow.

Anthony’s paternal grandmother was Josephine E. Ross (the daughter of Charles Ross and Maria Aurelia Arenas). Charles was Scottish. Maria was of Mexican/Spanish-Mexican descent, the daughter of Luis Arenas and Maria Josefa Petranila Palomares.

Anthony’s maternal grandfather was Kem Weber (Karl Emanuel Martin Weber, the son of ? Weber and ? Bergener). Kem was German, from Berlin, and was a prominent furniture and industrial designer, teacher, architect, and art director.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother was Erika Forke (the daughter of Alfred Forke and Clara). Erika was born in China, to German parents. Alfred was a Sinologist and professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

Sources: Genealogy of Anthony Edwards –

Anthony’s maternal grandparents, Kem Weber (Karl Emanuel Martin Weber) and Erika Forke, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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