Frances de la Tour

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

Frances de la Tour – Royal Film Performance 2011 – “Hugo” – Arrivals – Odeon Leicester Square – London, UK – Keywords: LMK92-31661-291111 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Frances J. De LauTour

Place of Birth: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 30 July, 1944

*French, English (father)
*Greek, Irish (mother)

Frances de la Tour is a British actress.

Frances is the daughter of Moyra (Fessas) and Charles Percival de la Tour/de Lautour. Her father was born in Vancouver, Canada, and was of French and English descent. Her mother had Greek and Irish ancestry. Her brother is actor and screenwriter Andy de la Tour. Frances has two children.

Frances appeared on an episode of genealogy television show Who Do You Think You Are? in 2015, and traced her ancestry.

Frances’ paternal grandfather was Percival John Deck de Lautour (the son of Edward Frederick de Lautour and Edith Jadis). Percival was born in Sydney, Australia. Edward was born in Inverness, Scotland, the son of William Francis Joseph de Lautour and Elizabeth Turton. Edith was born in Yorkshire, England, the daughter of John Jadis and Jane Ann de Laval.

Frances’ paternal grandmother was Mabel/Mable Knight Gostling. Mabel was born in North Aylesford, Kent, England.

Frances’ maternal grandfather was Constantine Fessas (the son of Stergios Ioannou “George” Fessas and Eleni Tagleridou). Constantine was born in Macedonia, and was of Greek ancestry.

Frances’ maternal grandmother was named Agnes Sarah or Cathleen O’Neill. Frances’ grandmother was born in County Cork, Ireland.


Genealogy of Frances de la Tour –


Tom Maden

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

Tom Maden – 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival – MTV And Dimension TV – “Scream” Premiere – Arrivals – Regal Cinemas L.A. Live – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Billy Bennight / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Coppell, Texas, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: August 21, 1989

Ethnicity: Portuguese (one eighth), Irish, French, Belgian [Walloon], possibly other

Tom Maden is an American actor and model.

Tom is the son of Angela Michelle (Lavin) and author Mike Maden (born Michael Desmond Maden). They are pictured here and here, respectively.

Tom’s paternal grandfather was William Walter Maden, Jr. (the son of William Walter Maden, Sr. and Marian L. Costa). Tom’s grandfather William is pictured here. Tom’s great-grandparents William and Marian were listed as “Indian” on the 1940 U.S. Census, and as white on the 1920 and 1930 U.S. Censuses.

Tom’s great-grandfather William was born in Arizona, the son of E./Flhert W. Maden, and of a mother surnamed Washington. Tom’s great-grandmother Marian was born in California, the daughter of Joaquin/Joaquim Costa, who was Portuguese, and of Marian Serpa, whose parents were Portuguese.

Tom’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Evelyn/S. Gallez (the daughter of Daniel David Gallez and Beatrice Fleming). Daniel was the son of Abraham Edward Gallez, whose parents were French, and of Celine/Celina Glineur/Glinner/Golinem, who was from Labouverigue, Belgium. Beatrice was the daughter of Frank Fleming and Lizzie Smith.

Tom’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Edmund “Tom/Tot” Lavin (the son of Thomas Sebastian Lavin and Helen). Tom’s great-grandfather Thomas was the son of John Edward Lavin, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Blanch/Blanche O’Connor, whose parents were also Irish. Helen was born in Tennessee.

Tom’s maternal grandmother likely is/was named Barbara A.

Sources: Birth record of Tom’s father –

Divorce record of Tom’s paternal grandparents, William Walter Maden, Jr. and Dorothy Evelyn/S. Gallez –

Marriage record of Tom’s paternal great-grandparents, William Walter Maden, Sr. and Marian Costa –

Death record of Tom’s paternal great-grandfather, William Walter Maden, Sr. –


Cameron Jebo

by stlucas on April 8, 2018

Cameron Jebo – 2016 InfoList Pre-Oscar Soiree and Birthday Party for Jeff Gund – Arrivals – OHM Nightclub – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Thomas Cameron Jebo III

Place of Birth: Santa Clara, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 31, 1990

Ethnicity: English, Slovak, German, Irish, Scottish, French-Canadian, possibly other

Cameron Jebo is an American actor.

Cameron is the son of Susan “Susie” (Dopyera) and Thomas Cameron Jebo. He is married to Nicole Leigh Wright.

Cameron’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Cameron Jebo (the son of Howard James Jebo and Cecily Agnes Cameron). Howard was the son of Hiram E. Jebo and Celia A. Parkhill. Cecily was the daughter of Charles Cameron, who was Canadian, and of Harriett.

Cameron’s paternal grandmother was Nancy Lee Austin (the daughter of Frank Lee Austin and Loretta Ruth Retan). Cameron’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of Frank Lee Austin and Mary Madgalene Busby. Loretta was the daughter of Lewis Elton Retan, whose father was Canadian, and of Dora A. Sisson.

Cameron’s maternal grandfather was Kenneth Newell Dopyera (the son of Robert Andrew Dopyera/Dopjera and Edith Fowler). Robert was born in Dolná Krupá, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), the son of Jozef Dopyera/Dopjera and Katherine Zonenfeldt/Zonnenfeldt.

Cameron’s maternal grandmother was Patricia Jean “Pat” Harrington (the daughter of Eugene “Gene” Harrington and Dorothy Moynier). Dorothy was the stepdaughter of Abel Augustin Moynier, Jr. and Flora Alberta.

Sources: Birth record of Cameron Jebo –

Obituary of Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Nancy Lee (Austin) Jebo –

Obituary of Cameron’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother), Stephen Bruce Jebo –

Genealogy of Cameron’s paternal great-grandfather, Howard James Jebo –

Marriage record of Cameron’s maternal grandparents, Kenneth N. Dopyera and Patricia Jean “Pat” Harrington –

Obituary of Cameron’s maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy (Moynier) Harrington Harney –


Kristoffer Polaha

by stlucas on April 7, 2018

Kristoffer Polaha – 2011 Critics’ Choice Television Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 Headshot – – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kristoffer Jon Polaha

Place of Birth: Reno, Nevada, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 18, 1977

Ethnicity: Czech (paternal grandfather), Irish, Italian, German, French

Kristoffer Polaha is an American film and television actor.

Kristoffer is the son of Esther Lee (Puccinelli) and Jerome Michael “Jerry” Polaha. He is married to actress Julianne Morris, with whom he has three children.

Kristoffer’s paternal grandfather was Andrew S. Polaha, Jr. (the son of Andrew Polaha and Helen Yanca). Kristoffer’s grandfather Andrew was born in Czechoslovakia.

Kristoffer’s paternal grandmother was Justine R. Lanshe (the daughter of John L. Lanshe and Margaret D. Purcell/Pursell). John was born in Pennsylvania, to a father from Baden, Germany, Johannes “John” Lanshe, and a mother from Gross-Blitters, France, Magdalena/Magdalene Foine. Margaret was the daughter of James R. Purcell, who was Irish, and of Elizabeth Ward.

Sources: Marriage record of Kristoffer’s parents –

Obituary of Kristoffer’s paternal grandfather, Andrew S. Polaha, Jr. –

Obituary of Kristoffer’s paternal grandmother, Justine R. (Lanshe) Polaha –


Laura Smet

by madman on April 5, 2018

Laura Smet – 2008 Cannes Film Festival – “La Frontiere de L’aube” Photocall – Palais des Festivals – Cannes, France – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Birth Name: Laura Huguette Smet

Place of Birth: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Date of Birth: 15 November, 1983

Ethnicity: French, 1/4 Belgian [Walloon], 1/32 Alsatian German

Laura Smet is a French actress. She is the daughter of singer and actor Johnny Hallyday and actress Nathalie Baye.

Laura’s paternal grandfather was Léon Smet (the son of Clément Antoine Smet and Marie Barbe Hubin). Léon was Belgian (Walloon). Clément was the son of Jean-Joseph Smet and Marie Antoinette Detry. Laura’s great-grandmother Marie Barbe was the daughter of and Marie Josephe Hubin.

Laura’s paternal grandmother was Huguette Eugénie Pierrette Clerc (the daughter of Jeanne Marie Clerc). Jeanne was the daughter of Pierre Jean Claude Maxime Clerc and Claudine Marie Joséphine Gros.

Laura’s maternal grandfather was Claude Marie Charles Eugénie Baye (the son of Ernest Félix Charles Baye and Aline Cécile Hortensia Poudras). Ernest was the son of Félix Ernest Baye/Bayle/Bale and Marie Augustine Zéolie Licourt. Aline was the daughter of Louis Joseph Eugène Poudras and Lucie Cécile Jacquet.

Laura’s maternal grandmother was Denise Jeanne Aimée Coustet (the daughter of Joseph Emile Marie Coustet and Juliette Eugénie Courcel). Joseph was the son of Paul Emile Coustet and Joséphine Sophie Marie Jaussen. Juliette was the daughter of Denis Pierre Jules Courcel and Eugénie Fanny Blondelet, whose mother was Alsatian German.