Margot Kidder

by follers on June 22, 2014

2008 Winter Hollywood Collectors Show

Birth Name: Margaret Ruth Kidder

Place of Birth: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Date of Birth: October 17, 1948

Ethnicity: English, 1/8th Welsh, Northern Irish, remote Scottish

Margot Kidder is a Canadian and American actress. Her father was American, from New Mexico. Her mother was Canadian, from British Columbia. She is of English, 1/8th Welsh, Northern Irish, and remote Scottish, ancestry. Through her father, she has deep roots in New England.

Margot’s paternal grandfather was Sidney Jesse Kidder (the son of Willard R. Kidder and Louise K. Kendall). Willard was the son of Ashbel Kidder and Mary Sprague. Louise was the daughter of Isaac Platt Kendall and Caroline F. Partridge.

Margot’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Powell (the daughter of David Powell and Margaret Q. Greeley/Greely). David was Welsh, born in Breconshire, Wales, the son of William Powell and Jeannette Owen. Margaret was the daughter of Justus Greely and Margaret M. Rideout.

Margot’s maternal grandfather was John Owen Wilson (the son of Peter Edmund/Edward Wilson and Christine Brown). Peter was the son of Charles Wilson, who was born in Londonderry, Ulster, Northern Ireland, and of Rachel Doyle, whose own father was Irish. Christine was born in Twickenham, England, the daughter of George Brown and Laura.

Margot’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Helen Pyne (the daughter of Charles Arthur Pyne and Mary Ellen King). Charles was the son of Andrew Charles Pyne and Sarah Jane Doyle. Mary Ellen was the daughter of William Scott King and Ellen Jane Morrison.

Sources: Genealogy of Margot Kidder –

Genealogies of Margot Kidder (focusing on her father’s side) –

Margot’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Margot’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) –

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andrew June 20, 2016 at 12:09 pm
Capricious May 7, 2015 at 9:08 pm

She looks African American and Taiwanese.

neiltennant May 26, 2016 at 12:18 pm

shut up

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