Sophie Ward

by madman on June 27, 2017

Sophie Ward – Inaugural DIVA 250 Awards – Arrivals –  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sophie A. Ward

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 30 December, 1964

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, 1/16th Brazilian

Sophie Ward is a British actress. She is the daughter of Alexandra Mary (Malcolm) and actor Simon Ward (Simon Anthony Fox Ward). Sophie’s sister, Kitty McIntyre (born Kitty Teresa Ward), is married to British comedian Michael McIntyre.

Sophie’s paternal grandparents were Leonard Fox Ward and Winifred N. Robson.

Sophie’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Ernest William Malcolm (the son of Sir James William Malcolm, 9th Baronet, and of Evelyn Alberta Sandeman). Sir James was the son of James Malcolm and Adeline Atty. Evelyn was the daughter of Albert George Sandeman and Maria Carlota Perpetua de Morais Sarmento, who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Brazilian parents.

Sophie’s maternal grandmother was Sybil Mary Peacock (the daughter of Hugh Peacock).

Sources: Genealogies of Sophie Ward – https://www.geni.com
http://www.thepeerage.com

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Sharleen Spiteri

by bablah on June 27, 2017

Sharleen Spiteri – 58th Annual BFI London Film Festival – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos 

Birth name: Sharleen Eugene Spiteri

Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

Date of Birth: 7 November, 1967

Ethnicity:
*Maltese, Italian (father)
*Irish, German (mother)

Sharleen Spiteri is a Scottish singer and songwriter. She is known as the frontwoman of the band Texas. She was born in Glasgow, to Eddie and Vilma Spiteri. Spiteri is a Maltese last name.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com

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Avisaíl García

by bearboy on June 27, 2017

Birth Name: Avisail Antonio García Yaguarin

Place of Birth: Anzoátegui, Venezuela

Date of Birth: June 12, 1991

Ethnicity: Venezuelan

Avisaíl García is a Venezuelan professional baseball player. She is a right fielder for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball.

Source: https://www.famousbirthdays.com

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Victor Garber

by stlucas on June 26, 2017

Victor Garber – “Elling” Broadway Opening Night -Photo Credit: christopher smith / PR Photos

Birth Name: Victor Joseph Garber

Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 16, 1949

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Victor Garber is a Canadian film, stage, and television actor, and singer.

Victor is the son of actress Hope Garber (born Bessie Hope Wolf) and Joseph “Joe” Garber. Victor’s parents were of Russian Jewish descent.

Victor’s paternal grandparents were Nathan Garber and Sima Gross.

Victor’s maternal grandparents were Louis Wolf and Fruma.

Sources: Genealogy of Victor Garber – http://www.geni.com

http://foreveryoungnews.com

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Len Cariou

by stlucas on June 26, 2017

Len Cariou – York Theatre Company’s 24th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala – Photo Credit: PR Photos / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Leonard Joseph Cariou

Place of Birth: St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada

Date of Birth: September 30, 1939

Ethnicity:
*Breton, French (father)
*Irish (mother)

Len Cariou is a Canadian actor.

Len is the son of Molly/Mollie/Mary Estelle (Moore) and George Marius Cariou. Len was raised in East Kildonan, Manitoba.

Len’s father was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, of Breton and French descent. Len’s mother was born in Québec, Canada, of Irish descent.

Len’s paternal grandfather was Corentin Mathieu Cariou. Corentin was born in France, and had Breton roots.

Len’s paternal grandmother was Ursula Capitaine (the daughter of Charles Edward Capitaine and Alexandrine Gourmelen). Ursula was born in Algeria, to parents from France.

Len’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Moore III (the son of Thomas Moore II and Mary Hardgrove). Len’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in Ontario, Canada, the son of Irish parents from County Tipperary and County Limerick, Thomas Moore and Catherine Doheny. Mary was born in County Clare, Ireland, the daughter of Richard Hardgrove and Bridget MacNamara.

Len’s maternal grandmother was Agnes Ann Thompson (the daughter of John Patrick Thompson and Jane Moran). John was the son of Alexander Thompson, who was from County Cork, Ireland, and of Eleanor Ellen Casserly. Jane was born in Ireland.

Sources: Genealogy of Len Cariou – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Len’s mother, Molly/Mollie/Mary Estelle Moore – http://www.ancestry.com

http://www.playbill.com

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