David Thewlis

"The Making of Harry Potter" Warners Bros. Studio Tour Grand Opening in Leavesden on March 30, 2012

Thewlis in 2012, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: David Wheeler

Place of Birth: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 20 March, 1963

Ethnicity: English

David Thewlis is an English actor, director, screenwriter, and author. He is the son of Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, who ran a toy store. David has one child with his former partner, actress Anna Friel.

David’s paternal grandfather was Ernest Wheeler (the son of Daniel Wheeler and Elizabeth Davies). Ernest was born in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England. Daniel was the son of John Wheeler and Ellen Wooton.

David’s paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Ann Patterson (the daughter of Alexander Patterson).

David’s maternal grandfather was named Walter Thewlis. Walter was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

David’s maternal grandmother was Helena Ellis (the daughter of Thomas Henry Ellis and Ann Marie/Maria Deakin). Helena was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. Thomas was the son of Thomas Ellis and Jane Eleanor Fothergill. Ann was the daughter of Robert Deakin and Ann Maria Corbett.

Source: Genealogy of David Thewlis – https://www.geni.com

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    There is probably some Welsh and Scottish as well (Davies and Patterson).

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