Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis – “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Opening Hosted by Universal Studios Hollywood – Arrivals – Universal Studios Hollywood – Universal City, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Warwick Ashley Davis

Place of Birth: Surrey Mid Eastern, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 3 February, 1970

Ethnicity: English, some Welsh and Irish

Warwick Davis is an English actor, television presenter, writer, director, and producer. He is known for starring as the title character in the Leprechaun films, and in Willow, among many other roles.

Warwick is married to Samantha Davis, the daughter of actor Peter Burroughs. The couple has had four children.

Warwick’s paternal grandfather was William Arthur Reginald Davis (the son of William Davis and Annie Elizabeth Law/Laura White). Warwick’s great-grandfather William was the son of John Edward Davis and Emma Jenkins. Annie was the daughter of Job White and Elizabeth Ellen Penny.

Warwick’s paternal grandmother was Edith Lavinia/Louise Manning (the daughter of Dennis John Manning and Lucy Louisa/Louise Clarke Topping). Dennis was the son of Dennis Manning, whose parents were Irish, with roots in County Langford; and of Amelia Griffiths. Lucy was the daughter of Austin Topping and Annie Laura Clark.

Warwick’s maternal grandfather was named Waller/Walter Edward Pain.

Warwick’s maternal grandmother was Winifred Edith Durban (the daughter of McGregor Pentland Durban and Jessie Eleanor Howe). McGregor was the son of Frederick Durban King and Caroline Frances Savage. Jessie was the daughter of William Howe and Caroline Elizabeth/Eliza Breeze.

Sources: Genealogy of Warwick Davis – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Warwick’s paternal grandfather, William Arthur Reginald Davis (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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