Rufus Sewell

Moet British Independent Film Awards 2012 - Arrivals

Birth Name: Rufus Frederik Sewell

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

Date of Birth: 29 October, 1967

Ethnicity: English, Welsh

Rufus Sewell is a British actor. His mother, Jo (Michell), is an artist and waitress, who is of Welsh and English descent. His father, William Sewell, is an Australian animator.

Rufus has two children, including a son with his former wife, scriptwriter and producer Amy Gardner.

Rufus’s maternal grandfather is named Charles F. Michell.

Rufus’s maternal grandmother is Joan Gane (the daughter of William Henry Gane and Mary Jane/Jen Parry). Joan was born in Pontypool, Monmouthshire. William was the son of Joseph Gane, who was English, and of Elizabeth Jones, who was Welsh. Mary was the daughter of Walter Parry, who was Welsh, and of Emily Rodda/Rodder, who was from Gloucestershire, England.

Source: Genealogy of Rufus Sewell (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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7 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    could be Clive Owen’s brother

  2. phaedra says:

    He looked Spanish to me.

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