Catriona Gray

by Manila on March 19, 2018

Birth Name: Catriona Elisa Gray

Place of Birth: Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: 6 January, 1994

*Scottish (father)
*Filipino [Bicolano] (mother)

Catriona Gray is a Filipino-Australian beauty queen and model. She will represent the Philippines in Miss Universe 2018. She was previously the Top 5 finalist in Miss World 2016, representing the Philippines.

Her father, Ian Gray, was born in Fraserburgh, Scotland, who immigrated to Stratton, a suburb in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Her mother, Normita Ragas Magnayon, is Filipino, from Oas, Albay.

Catriona was named after her paternal grandmother.

Catriona’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandfather, John Gray, of Longside, Aberdeenshire.

Catriona’s paternal grandfather was John Gray (the son of John Gray and Mary Will). Catriona’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Gray and Jane Fraser. Mary was the daughter of George Buchan Will and Mary Gerrard.

Catriona’s paternal grandmother was named Catherine Ross.

Catriona’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Magnayon and Ragas.

Sources: Birth record of Catriona’s paternal great-grandfather, John Gray –

Genealogy of Catriona’s paternal great-grandaunt, Margaret (Will) Thornton –

Immigration record of Catriona’s paternal grandmother, Catherine (Ross) Gray –


Nathalie Hart

by Manila on March 15, 2018

Birth Name: Princess Tinkerbell Cristina Marjorie Pedere Snell

Place of Birth: San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines

Date of Birth: April 14, 1992

*English (father)
*Filipino [Tagalog] (mother)

Nathalie Hart is a Filipino actress.

Her father, Keith Hamilton Snell, was born in Surrey, England, and migrated to Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia. Her mother, Cristine Pedere, is Filipino.

Nathalie’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, William Snell (c. 1786-1790, Devon).

Nathalie’s paternal grandfather was Leslie Robinson Snell (the son of Frank Robinson Snell and Marian St Bernard Humby). Frank was the son of Albion Snell and Harriet Jane Robinson. Marian was the daughter of an unknown father and Ellen Humby.

Nathalie’s paternal grandmother was named Elsie Wise.

Sources: Birth record of Nathalie’s father –

Marriage record of Nathalie’s paternal grandparents, Leslie Robinson Snell and Elsie Wise –

Nathalie’s paternal grandfather, Leslie Robinson Snell, on the 1901 England and Wales Census –

Marriage record of Nathalie’s paternal great-grandparents, Frank Robinson Snell and Marian St Bernard Humby –

Baptismal record of Nathalie’s paternal great-grandfather, Frank Robinson Snell –

Marriage record of Nathalie’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Albion Snell and Harriet Jane Robinson –

Baptismal record of Nathalie’s paternal great-grandmother, Marian St Bernard Humby –


Deric McCabe

by follers on March 11, 2018

Deric McCabe – “A Wrinkle in Time” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Deric Payton McCabe

Place of Birth: Whitefish, Montana, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 2008

Ethnicity: Filipino, likely other

Deric McCabe is an American actor. He plays Charles Wallace in the film A Wrinkle in Time (2018). He is described as being of Filipino descent. He likely has other ancestry as well.


Toro y Moi

by Manila on March 2, 2018

Birth Name: Chazwick Bradley Bundick

Place of Birth: Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 7, 1986

*African-American (father)
*Filipino [Tagalog] (mother)

Toro y Moi is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.

His father, Gregory Ricardo “Greg” Bundick, is African-American. His mother, Divina “Dee” Ratuiste Eclavea, is Filipina, from Tayabas, Quezon.

Chaz’s paternal grandfather was Malachi “Buddy” Brown (the son of Earlie Brown and Nannie).

Chaz’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Doretha “Meme” Bundick (the daughter of Herman Lee Strand and Margaret Emma Bundick). Herman was the son of John W. Strand and Madeline Savage. Chaz’s great-grandmother Margaret was the daughter of James Jeffrey Bundick and Celie Wharton.

Chaz’s maternal grandfather was Jose “Pepito” Egamino Eclavea (the son of Pastor Ratera Eclavea and Leonila Abas Egamino). Pastor was the son of Modesto Eclavea and Nemesia Ratera. Leonila was the daughter of Segundo Egamino y Yanza (or Segundo Yanza Egamino in Filipino) and Rufina Abas y Querubín (or Rufina Querubín Abas in Filipino).

Chaz’s maternal grandmother was Maria Eufracia Eclavea Ratuiste (the daughter of Hermogenes de Ocampo Ratuiste and Stefania Tolentino Eclavea). Hermogenes was the son of Claro Ratuiste and Honorata de Ocampo. Stefania was the daughter of Anacleto Eclavea y Palad (or Anacleto Palad Eclavea in Filipino) and Gregoria Tolentino.

Source: Genealogy of Toro y Moi (focusing on his father’s side) –


Alice Dixson

by Manila on February 27, 2018

Birth Name: Jessie Alice Celones Dixson

Place of Birth: Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 28, 1969

*European (father)
*Filipino [Tagalog] (mother)

Alice Dixson is a Filipino-Canadian-American actress, commercial model, and former beauty queen. She was a semi-finalist in Miss International 1986, representing the Philippines.

Her father, James B. Dixson, was an American, who served in the United States Navy. Her mother, Socorro “Coring” S. Celones, was Filipino, from Tanay, Rizal.

Alice was married to businessperson Ronald-Anthony “Ronnie” Teotico Miranda, until their divorce.


Marriage records of Alice’s parents – (Groom) (Bride)