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Coco Ho

by stlucas on January 20, 2018

Birth Name: Coco Maila Camille Hapaikekoa Ho

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 28, 1991

Ethnicity:
*Chinese, Native Hawaiian, English, Swedish, Portuguese, Spanish, Scottish (father)
*English, possibly other (mother)

Coco Ho is an American professional surfer.

Coco is the daughter of Brian C. (Bass) and surfer Michael Ho (born Michael K. Ho). Her uncle (father’s brother) is surfer Derek Ho. She is also said to be related to singer and songwriter Don Ho.

Coco’s father is of Chinese, Native Hawaiian, English, Swedish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Scottish descent. Coco’s mother has English, and possibly other, ancestry.

Coco’s paternal grandfather was Edmund Kaho’olauli’i “Chico” Ho (who was likely the son of Samuel T. “Sam” Ho and Emma Frank). Samuel was born in Hawaii, to parents from China, Mew Ho and Chow Kong. Emma was born in Hawaii, the daughter of John Waiokila Frank, Jr., whose parents were Portuguese, and of Annie Trinity Zablan, who had Spanish, Scottish, and Native Hawaiian ancestry.

Coco’s paternal grandmother was Joeine M. Gray (the daughter of John Doy Gray and Margie). John was the son of Doy Edmund Gray and Jenney/Jenny Larson, whose parents were Swedish.

Coco’s maternal grandparents were James Willis “Jim” Bass and Mary Beverly “Bev” Smith.

Sources: http://www.honolulumagazine.com

Birth record of Coco’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Coco’s paternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Mike Gray – http://obits.oregonlive.com

Genealogy and Obituary of Coco’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Doy Edmund Gray and Jenney/Jenny Larson – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Coco’s maternal grandfather, James Willis “Jim” Bass – http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com

Photo by Joe Seer/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Haing S. Ngor

by madman on January 14, 2018

Birth Name: Haing Somnang Ngor

Date of Birth: March 22, 1940

Place of Birth: Samrong Yong, Cambodia

Date of Death: February 25, 1996

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Chinese, Cambodian (Khmer)

Haing S. Ngor was a Cambodian-American gynecologist, obstetrician, actor, and author. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Killing Fields (1984).

Haing was said to be of Chinese and Cambodian (Khmer) descent. He was married to My-Huoy Ngor.

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Aarif Rahman

by follers on December 18, 2017

Place of Birth: Hong Kong

Date of Birth: 26 February, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Arab, Malay, Chinese (father)
*Chinese (mother)

Aarif Rahman, also known as Aarif Lee Chi-ting, is a Hong Kong actor, singer, and songwriter.

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Leslie Charteris

by Manila on December 7, 2017

Birth Name: Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin

Date of Birth: 12 May, 1907

Place of Birth: Singapore

Date of Death: 15 April, 1993

Place of Death: Windsor, Berkshire, England

Ethnicity:
*Han Chinese (father)
*English (mother)

Leslie Charteris was an English author and screenwriter. He created the antihero Simon Templar, “The Saint”.

Leslie’s father, Yin Suat Chuan, was a Chinese physician, from Amoy (now Xiamen), Fujian. He himself claimed to be able to trace his lineage back to the emperors of the Shang Dynasty. Leslie’s mother, Lydia Florence Bowyer, was English, from London.

Leslie was married to actress Audrey Gwendoline Long. He was previously married to Pauline Schishkin, with whom he has a daughter; Clara Marie “Barbara” Meyer; and Elizabeth Bryant Borst.

Leslie’s maternal grandfather was John Henry Bowyer (the son of John Mace Bowyer and Mary Ann Lydia Sutton).

Leslie’s maternal grandmother was Emily Mary Tadman (the daughter of Henry Edward Tadman and Mary Ann Elizabeth Colesworthy). Henry was the daughter of Henry Tadman and Mary Elizabeth Cornwell. Leslie’s great-grandmother Mary Ann was the daughter of William Colesworthy and Caroline Wood.

Source: Genealogy of Leslie Charteris (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Joséphine Jobert

by madman on December 5, 2017

Josephine Jobert – 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival – “Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian” Premiere – Arrivals – Palais des Festivals – Cannes, France -Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: April 24, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Sephardi Jewish (father)
*Martiniquais, Spanish, possibly Chinese (mother)

Joséphine Jobert is a French actress and singer. She is the daughter of Véronique Mucret Rouveyrollis, a photographer, musician, writer, actor, and director, and Charles Jobert, a camera operator and director of photography.

Joséphine’s cousins are actress and model Eva Green and singer and actress Elsa. Her aunt is actress, singer, and author Marlène Jobert.

Joséphine’s father was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish background (considered to be Pied-Noir), with roots in Birkhadem. Her mother is from Martinique, and Joséphine has stated that she has Martiniquais and Spanish ancestry. She is also said to have Chinese ancestry from her mother.

Joséphine’s paternal grandparents were Charles Jobert and Éliane or Andrée Azoulay/Azulay.

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