Birth Name: Léa Hélène Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 1 July, 1985
Ethnicity: French, Alsatian German, around 1/8th Spanish-Venezuelan
Léa Seydoux is a French actress. Her parents are both of mixed French and Alsatian German ancestry. Her father also has around one quarter Spanish-Venezuelan ancestry.
Léa’s paternal grandfather was Jérôme Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne (the son of René Seydoux-Fornier de Clausonne and Geneviève Schlumberger). René was the son of Jacques Seydoux and Mathilde Fornier de Clausonne. Geneviève was the daughter of prominent businessman Marcel Henry Émile Schlumberger, of the Schlumberger oilfield company, and of Jeanne Laurans.
Léa’s paternal grandmother was Hélène Zumbiehl (the daughter of Robert Zumbiehl and Fronilde Louiza Anzola). Fronilde was the daughter of Eloy Anzola Añez and Luisa Montauban Zuloaga, and was of Spanish-Venezuelan descent.
Léa’s maternal grandfather was Rémy Schlumberger (the son of Maurice Schlumberger and Françoise Monnier). Maurice was the son of Paul Schlumberger and Marguerite Pauline Ernestine de Witt. Françoise was the daughter of Andre Monnier and Henriette Thuret.
Léa’s maternal grandmother was Diane Vuillet (the daughter of Henry/Henri Vuillet and Henriette Mezzara). Henriette was the daughter of Charles Mezzara and Florence Koechlin; Florence was the daughter of Alfred Koechlin and Emma Schwartz.
Léa’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Paul Schlumberger and Marguerite Pauline Ernestine de Witt, were also Léa’s’s maternal great-great-grandparents. This makes Léa’s parents second cousins, once removed.
Sources: Genealogy of Léa Seydoux – http://www.gen-gen.ch
Genealogy of Léa Seydoux (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Léa’s paternal great-grandmother, Geneviève Schlumberger – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Léa’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Luisa Montauban – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Léa’s maternal great-grandfather, Maurice Schlumberger (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Léa’s maternal great-grandmother, Françoise Monnier (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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