Alexander Armstrong

by madman on October 16, 2017

Alexander Armstrong – Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards 2017 – Arrivals – Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong

Place of Birth: Rothbury, Northumberland North Second, Northumberland, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 2 March, 1970

Ethnicity: English, some Irish and Ulster-Scots, distant Scottish

Alexander Armstrong is an English comedian, actor, television presenter, and singer. He is one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, alongside Ben Miller.

Alexander is the son of Emma Virginia Peronnet Thompson-McCausland and Henry Angus Armstrong, a physician. His father is of English descent. His mother has Irish, English, Ulster-Scots, and distant Scottish, ancestry. Alexander is married to Hannah Bronwen Snow, with whom he has four children.

Alexander’s paternal grandfather was Reginald Armstrong (the son of Henry Armstrong and Maud Clapham). Henry was the son of Henry Armstrong and Elizabeth Burnett. Maud was the daughter of Henry Clapham and Esther Mary Watson.

Alexander’s paternal grandmother was Phyllis Alison Fenwick (the daughter of James Charles Fenwick and Margaret Beatrice Wilson). James was the son of John Charles James Fenwick and Frances Eleanor Burrell. Margaret was the daughter of William Wilson and Margaret Dawson.

Alexander’s maternal grandfather was Lucius Perronet Thompson-McCausland (the son of John Perronet Thompson and Ada Lucia Tyrrell). John was the son of Vincent Thomas Thompson and Eleanor Wade. Ada was the daughter of Irish parents, Robert Yelverton Tyrrell and Ada Shaw.

Alexander’s maternal grandmother was Helen Laura McCausland (the daughter of Maurice Marcus McCausland and Eileen Leslie Ogilby). Maurice was the son of Connolly Thomas McCausland, who was born in Ireland, to an Irish father and an English mother, and of Laura St. John. Eileen was the daughter of Robert Alexander Ogilby, who was Northern Irish, and of Helen Sarah Wheeler.

Sources: Genealogies of Alexander Armstrong –

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Ben Miller

by madman on October 16, 2017

Ben Miller – EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 – Arrivals – Royal Opera House, Covent Garden – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Bennet Evan Miller

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

Date of Birth: 24 February, 1966

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Welsh, likely English

Ben Miller is an English comedian, actor, and director. He is one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, alongside Alexander Armstrong.

Ben is the son of Marion T. (Evans) and Michael J. Miller. His mother is Welsh. An article in the newspaper Daily Mail wrote that Ben’s paternal grandfather was “a Lithuanian-born tailor from the East End Read.” Ben has also said “Jewish heritage I’m proud of is about celebrating complexity and nuance, not burning books. Shame.”

Ben is married to actress Belinda Stewart-Wilson, with whom he has a son.


Ali Liebert

by stlucas on October 16, 2017

Birth Name: Alison Dyan Liebert

Place of Birth: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: August 20, 1981

Ethnicity: German, French-Canadian, possibly other

Ali Liebert is a Canadian actress, model, and producer. Ali was raised in Duncan, British Columbia.

Ali is the daughter of Kathy (Pelletier) and John Liebert. Ali has a brother, Jeff.

Ali’s maternal grandparents were Edward Pelletier and Nita.


Obituary of Kathy’s mother –

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Antonio Cupo

by stlucas on October 16, 2017

Antonio Cupo – 8th Annual Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival Opening Night – Arrivals – Mann Chinese 6 Theatres – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Samuel Mora /

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: January 10, 1978

Ethnicity: Italian

Antonio Cupo is a Canadian actor.

Antonio is the son of Lucia and Manlio Cupo. Antonio’s siblings are Sabato and Carmelina, who is also an actress.

Antonio’s parents are Italian; his father is from Palomonte, province of Salerno, Campania region, and his mother was born in Barletta, province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, Apulia region.

Antonio has stated:

I think anyone who was born into first generation families had different upbringings. The traditions in my house were strong and definitely Italian. My parents met in Canada. My father came to Canada for work and my mother came with her family when she was very young. We used to take trips to Italy as a family growing up, now I’m there all the time for work.



Ashley Zukerman

by stlucas on October 16, 2017

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 30, 1983

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ashley Zukerman is an American-born Australian actor.

Ashley is the son of Ingrid (Schwarz) and Moshe I. Zukerman. Ashley’s parents are Jewish; Ashley’s father is an Israeli telecommunications researching engineer. His mother is from Peru. Ashley moved to Melbourne, Australia, with his family at the age of two.

Ashley’s paternal grandparents are Eliezer Zukerman and Henia Rozenberg.

Ashley’s maternal grandparents likely are Gomel Schwarz and Hedda Brössler de Schwarz.


Birth record of Ashley Zukerman –

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