Richard E. Grant

by madman on November 27, 2016

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Birth Name: Richard Grant Esterhuysen

Place of Birth: Mbabane, Swaziland

Date of Birth: May 5, 1957

Ethnicity: Afrikaner (Dutch, possibly other), Irish, German

Richard E. Grant is a Swazi-born English actor, screenwriter, director, and perfumer.

Richard is the son of Leonne “Leonie” (Hogan), a ballet teacher, and Henrik Abraham Esterhuysen, the head of education in the British colony of Swaziland. His father was of Afrikaner/Dutch descent. His mother is South African, and has German ancestry. Her maiden name, “Hogan”, is Irish.

Richard is also said to have English ancestry, from one or both of his parents. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Sources: Genealogies of Richard E. Grant –

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