Jovan Adepo

by madman on August 13, 2018

Jovan Adepo – 8th Annual AAFCA Awards – Arrivals – Taglyan Complex – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit:

Birth Name: Jovan Valde Bland

Place of Birth: Ploughley, Oxfordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. September 1988

*African-American (father)
*Yoruba Nigerian (mother)

Jovan Adepo is a British-American actor. He is the son of Adelola Omowunmi (Adepo) and James Melvin Bland. His father was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. His mother was born in London, England, of Yoruba Nigerian descent.

Jovan’s paternal grandmother was Crystal Y. Bland (the daughter of James Bland and Annie Mae Crutch). Annie was the daughter of Horatio Crutch and Sadie.

Jovan’s maternal grandparents were Patrick Fatai/Fatayi Adepo and Shakira A. F. Talabi. Patrick was a noted Nigerian public official who served under former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Sources: Obituary of Jovan’s paternal grandmother, Crystal Y. Bland –

Obituary of Jovan’s paternal great-grandmother, Annie Mae Crutch –

Likely Jovan’s paternal great-grandparents, James Bland and Annie Mae Crutch, on the 1940 U.S. Census –


Miranda Otto

by madman on August 13, 2018

Miranda Otto – 2016 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards – Arrivals – Avalon Hollywood – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit:

Place of Birth: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: December 16, 1967

Ethnicity: German, possibly other

Miranda Otto is an Australian actress. She is the daughter of Lindsay and Barry Otto.


Cinta Laura

by madman on August 13, 2018

Birth Name: Cinta Laura Kiehl

Place of Birth: Quakenbrück, Lower Saxony, Germany

Date of Birth: 17 August, 1993

*German (father)
*Indonesian Sundanese (mother)

Cinta Laura is an Indonesian-German actress, singer, dancer, businessperson, and model.

Cinta is the daughter of Herdiana (Soekarseno), a lawyer, and Michael Kiehl, a hotelier. Her mother was Indonesian, of Sundanese descent.


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H.P. Baxxter

by madman on August 13, 2018

Scooter – Benatska Noc Festival 2011 – Day 3 – Mala Skala – Cesky Raj – Czech Republic – Keywords: H. P. Baxxter, Rick J. Jordan, Michael Simon Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: radim rotek / PR Photos

Birth Name: Hans Peter Geerdes

Place of Birth: Leer, Germany

Date of Birth: March 16, 1966

Ethnicity: German

H.P. Baxxter is a German singer and musician. He is the lead singer of the techno band Scooter.


Dawn French

by madman on August 13, 2018

Dawn French – Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year Awards 2017 – Arrivals – Berkeley Square Gardens – London, UK –  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Dawn Roma French

Place of Birth: Anglesey West, Anglesey, Wales

Date of Birth: 11 October, 1957

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Cornish

Dawn French is a British actress, writer, comedian, and presenter. She is the daughter of Felicity Roma (O’Brien) and Denys Vernon French. The family was from Plymouth.

Dawn is married to charity worker Mark Bignell. She has a daughter, who is adopted, with her former husband, comedian, actor, and writer Lenny Henry.

Dawn’s paternal grandfather was Leslie Vernon French (the son of Charles French and Mary). Charles was the son of Charles Henry Seaten French.

Dawn’s paternal grandmother was Marjorie Emily Berry (the daughter of Samuel James Berry and Margaret Maude/Maud Haylett). Samuel was the son of Samuel Berry. Margaret was the daughter of James Hayden Haylett and Sarah Sophia Conyard.

Dawn’s maternal grandfather was named John McCarthy O’Brien.

Dawn’s maternal grandmother was Lilian Isabella Collicott (the daughter of James Henry Collicott and Sarah Ann Babbage). James was the son of William Henry Collicott and Isabella Roberts. Sarah was born in Cornwall, the daughter of William Babbage and Ann.

Source: Family history of Dawn French –