Joel Edgerton

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Place of Birth: Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Birth: 23 June, 1974

Ethnicity:
*English, possibly other (father)
*Dutch (mother)

Joel Edgerton is an Australian actor, director, writer, producer, and filmmaker. He is the son of Marianne and Michael Edgerton, and the brother of filmmaker and stuntman Nash Edgerton.

His mother is a Dutch emigrant, who was born in The Hague, and moved to Australia in 1957.

Joel’s maternal grandfather was Cornelis Adrianus Antonius “Kees” van Dort (the son of Wilhelmus Franciscus van Dort and Johanna Frederika “Anna” Tonen). Cornelis was born in Bodegraven, Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, South Holland, Netherlands. Wilhelm was born in Utrecht, the son of Arie van Dort and Grada van Rassel. Johanna was born in Culemborg, the daughter of Cornelis Antonius Tonen and Bertina Maria Miltenburg.

Joel’s maternal grandmother was Maria Antonia Wilhelmina Margaretha Zouteriks (the daughter of Theodorus Wilhelmus Zouteriks and Margaretha Maria Hendrica Raaijmakers). Joel’s grandmother Maria was born in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands. Theodorus was born in Geertruidenberg, the son of Wilhelmus Adrianus Zouteriks and Maria Antonia Schouten. Joel’s great-grandmother Margaretha was born in Zevenaar, the daughter of Antonius Raaijmakers and Gerarda Jacoba van Ditshuizen.

Sources: Genealogies of Joel Edgerton (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Joel’s maternal great-grandparents, Cornelis Adrianus Antonius Van Dort and Maria Antonia Wilhelmina Margaretha Zouteriks – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Joel’s maternal great-grandmother, Maria Antonia Wilhelmina Margaretha Zouteriks – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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6 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    more white than him

    no chance to find

  2. Capricious says:

    Talented actor. Way much better than Sam Unworthington (another English Australian).

    This guy is our equivalent of a WASP. Very typical white Australian look.

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