Rufus Sewell

by follers on November 21, 2015

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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 grandparents are Charles F. Michell and Joan Gane (the daughter of William Henry Gane and Mary Jane/Jen Parry). 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 comments… read them below or add one }

andrew May 9, 2016 at 5:35 pm

could be Clive Owen’s brother

phaedra May 8, 2016 at 4:48 am

He looked Spanish to me.

fatkat February 27, 2017 at 7:52 am

you must be a Yank. To you people everyone who has dark and a little bit of a tan looks Spanish. lol. Most Europeans do have dark hair though. It’s nothing special here. In fact naturally blonde people are a rarity anywhere in Europe and yes even Northern Europe

fatkat February 27, 2017 at 7:53 am

*dark hair

madman February 27, 2017 at 8:06 am

Blondes are definitely not a rarity in Northern Europe.

neiltennant September 21, 2017 at 1:40 pm


of course it is correct to say that he looks SPANISH

i have travelled Europe many times and was in spain too

he does look spanish

Hill April 25, 2017 at 3:08 pm

well you were wrong phaedra. again…

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