Birth Name: Benjamin John Whishaw
Place of Birth: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 14 October, 1980
*French, German, Russian (father)
Ben Whishaw is a British actor.
He is the son of Linda (Hope) and Jose Whishaw.
Ben’s paternal grandfather was named Jean/John Vladimir/Vladimier/Victor Stellmacher. Jean was evidently born in Istanbul, Turkey, and had a German father and a Russian mother (whose surname was likely Vassillovich). He changed his name to John Whishaw. Stellmacher is a German occupational name for a cartwright. Ben has said that Jean was a spy for the British in the German Army during World War II.
Ben’s paternal grandmother was named Olga Adele Bernard. Olga was French.
Source: Information about Ben’s paternal grandparents, Jean/John Vladimir/Vladimier/Victor Stellmacher and Olga Adele Bernard- https://jerseyeveningpost.com
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