Birth Name: Pamela Denise Anderson
Place of Birth: Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: July 1, 1967
Ethnicity: Finnish (paternal grandfather), Russian, English, possibly other
Pamela Anderson is a Canadian and American actress and model. She was born in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada, and raised in B.C. She is now also a U.S. citizen. She is known for playing C.J. Parker in the series Baywatch (the same character played by Kelly Rohrbach in the 2017 film version).
Pamela is the daughter of Carol Grosco and Barry Anderson. Her father’s ancestry is Finnish, and possibly English. Her mother had Russian ancestry. Her mother had previously thought that she was of Dutch ancestry.
Pamela is known as Canada’s “Centennial Baby”, as the first baby born on July 1, 1967, the 100th anniversary of Canada’s official founding (the Constitution Act, 1867).
Pamela’s paternal grandfather was Herman Anderson (the son of Juho Herman Hyytiäinen/Anderson and Rachel Evelyn Solmie). Juno was born in Kiimasjärvi Hyytiälä Alapiha, Saarijärvi, Finland, the son of Juho Hyytiäinen and Ulrika Henrikintytär Tourunen. Rachel was born in British Columbia, the daughter of Finnish parents, Henry Solmie and Maria/Marie Ahonpaa/Aphonaa.
Pamela’s paternal grandmother was Marjorie Sherwood or Sherwin. The surnames Sherwood or Sherwin are usually English.
One of Pamela’s maternal great-grandfathers was named Dale Jagger Grosco.
Article about Pamela’s Finnish relatives – http://www.pamwatch.com
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