Spanish-Argentinian

Sonya Walger

by madman on November 3, 2017

Sonya Walger – 2012 USA Network’s Upfront – Arrivals – Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Charles Norfleet / PR Photos 

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

Date of Birth: 6 June, 1974

Ethnicity:
*Argentinian [Italian, Spanish, Basque, German, possibly other] (father)
*English (mother)

Sonya Walger is a British actress. She is the daughter of Fiona C. (Gordon) and Leónidas Horacio Walger Anastasi. Her father is Argentinian and her mother is English. Her aunt was Sylvina Walger (María Sylvina Walger Anastasi), a sociologist and writer.

Sonya is married to American screenwriter, producer, and playwright Davey Holmes, with whom she has two children.

Sonya’s paternal grandfather was Adam David Walger Chaves (the son of Horacio Walger and Luisa Margarita Chavez de Ibarlucea). Horacio was the son of Bernard Aquiles Eduard Walger, who was born in Paris, France, and of Rufina Ghialzza. Luisa was the daughter of Gregorio Chavez and Rosario Ibarlucea.

Sonya’s paternal grandmother was María Luisa Anastasi (the daughter of Leónidas Anastasi). Leónidas, the son of Italian emigrants, from Liguria, was a notable Labor Law attorney, and a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies.

Source: Genealogy of Sonya Walger (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Ben Cura

by madman on July 24, 2017

Birth Name: José Ben Cura

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Birth: September 30, 1988

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Lebanese, Spanish, Basque, Italian, possibly other)

Ben Cura is an Argentinian and British actor. He is the son of Silvia Ibarra and José Cura, a singer, conductor, director, scenographer, and photographer. His father is of one half Lebanese, one quarter Italian, and one quarter Spanish, descent. Some of his father’s roots are in Santo Stefano Belbo, Province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy.

Ben’s patrilineal ancestors were Chalita el-Khoury, who was born, c. 1874, in Knet, and his wife, Theresa bou-Saada, who was born, c. 1881, in Zghorta, both in Lebanon. The surname was later changed to Cura.

Ben’s paternal grandparents were Oscar Cura and Olga Gómez.

Sources: Genealogy of Ben Cura – https://www.myheritage.se

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https://www.onefineart.com

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Pimpinela

by Manila on July 12, 2017

Birth Names: (in birth order)
*Joaquín Roberto Galán
*María Graciela Galán

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dates of Birth:
*21 July, 1953 (Joaquín)
*23 May, 1961 (Lucía)

Ethnicity: Spanish (Asturian and Leónese)

Pimpinela are an Argentine pop duo, consisting of siblings Joaquín and Lucía Galán.

Pimpinela’s parents, Joaquín Galán and María Engracia Cuervo Álvarez, are Spanish emigrants, from Asturias and León, respectively.

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Jacqueline Obradors

by stlucas on July 5, 2017

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 6, 1966

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Spanish, Italian, possibly other)

Jacqueline Obradors is an American actress.

Jacqueline is the daughter of Angelica “Angie” (Pinneri) and Alberto/Albert J. Obradors.

Jacqueline’s parents are from Argentina. Their surnames are of Spanish and Italian descent.

Source: Birth record of Jacqueline Obradors – http://www.familysearch.org

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Photo by Prphotos.com

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Juan Pablo Raba

by stlucas on May 25, 2017

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Birth: January 14, 1977

Ethnicity:
*Argentinian (father)
*Colombian (mother)

Juan Pablo Raba is a Colombian actor.

Juan is the son of Maria Eugenia (Vidal) and Ricardo Raba. Juan was raised in Colombia, Spain, and Argentina.

Juan’s father is originally from Argentina. Juan’s mother is from Palmira, Colombia.

Sources: http://www.elpais.com.co
http://peopleenspanol.com
http://www.theglassmagazine.com

Photo by DFree/www.bigstockphoto.com

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