Charlie Rowe

by follers on February 17, 2014

British Academy Children's Awards 2011 - Arrivals

Birth Name: Charlie John Rowe

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 April, 1996

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8th Greek, 1/16th French, some Manx (Isle of Man)

Charlie Rowe is a British actor.

Charlie’s father is of three quarters English and Scottish, and one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish (from Bohemia and Austria), descent. Charlie’s mother is of one half Scottish, one quarter Greek, and one quarter mixed English and Manx (Isle of Man) ancestry.

Charlie’s paternal grandfather was Anthony Everard Rowe (the son of Richard Everard S. Rowe and Gretel Margarethe “Grace” Popper). Anthony was born in South Africa. Richard was English, the son of Grace Virginia Shewan (who was born in the U.S., to Scottish parents). Charlie’s great-grandmother Gretel was born in Johannseburg, to Jewish parents, Samuel Popper, from Wallischbirken, Bohemia, and Rosalie/Rosa, from Vienna, Austria.

Charlie’s paternal grandmother is Andree Evans (the daughter of David Evans and Yvette Lily Pottier). David was English, the son of David Evans and Margaret Joynson. Yvette was the daughter of Auguste Germaine Pottier, who was French, and of Annie Florence Mills, who was English.

Charlie’s maternal grandfather was John Gay Milne (the son of John Burns Milne and Jessie N. D. Gay). Charlie’s grandfather John was born in Crail, Fife, Scotland. Charlie’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Milne and Christian Stobie. Jessie was the daughter of Thomas Gay.

Charlie’s maternal grandmother was Vita Despina Paparritor (the daughter of Stephen Leonidas Paparritor and Georgina Donaldson Cain). Stephen was born in Kensington, London, to Demetrius M. Paparritor and Julia Fachiri, who were both Greek. Georgina was born in Douglas, Isle of Man, to George Frederick Cain and Alice Hartley, and had English and Isle of Man (Manx) ancestry.

Sources: Genealogy of Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Anthony Everard Rowe (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Anglican church registers in Athens, Greece (list Charlie’s maternal grandmother, Vita Despina Papparitor) –

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Hill June 16, 2017 at 7:21 am
andrew November 12, 2016 at 6:08 pm

the surname “Rowe” is common in Cornwall.

J.J. February 18, 2014 at 4:14 am

correction; his eyes are hazel (Light brown) and his hair is light brown (Brunet) I think it should be listed

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