Birth Name: Diego Luna Alexander
Place of Birth: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Date of Birth: December 29, 1979
*Scottish, English (mother)
Diego Luna is a Mexican actor.
Diego was born in Mexico City, Mexico, the son of Fiona Alexander, a costume designer, and Alejandro Luna (José Alejandro Dionisio Luna-Ledesma), a set/scenic designer and lighting technician. His father is Mexican. His mother was British, of Scottish and English descent.
Diego had his big break when he starred in the critically acclaimed film Y Tu Mamá También (2001), alongside his friend Gael García Bernal.
Diego has two children with his former wife, singer, actress, and model Camila Sodi.
Diego’s maternal grandfather was Robert Love Alexander (the son of Robert Love Alexander and Jessie McEdward Macrae). Diego’s grandfather Robert was Scottish, from Edinburgh, Midlothian. Diego’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Robert Love Alexander and Jemima Jane Martin. Jessie was the daughter of John MacRae and Elizabeth Forsyth.
Diego’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Spring (the daughter of George Conrad Spring and Olive Carmen Nicholson). Margaret was born in India. George was born in Devon, England, the son of George Henry Spring and Mary Drysdale Lindsey. Olive was born in London, England, the daughter of Charles Joseph Lindsay Nicholson and Frederica Georgiana Lister.
Source: Genealogy of Diego Luna (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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