Birth Name: Alexandra Essoe
Place of Birth: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
*English, French (mother)
Alex Essoe is a Saudi Arabian-born Canadian actress, producer, and writer. She is the daughter of Dawn and Csaba Essoe.
Alex was born in Saudi Arabia, and moved to Toronto, Canada, at the age of twelve. Alex’s father was born in Budapest, Hungary, and grew up in the U.S. Her mother is Canadian.
Alex’s paternal grandfather was named Ira Gabor Essoe.
Alex’s paternal grandmother was Gabriella Nagy (the daughter of Alex D. Nagy and Gabriella Agh). Alex’s grandmother Gabriella likely was born in Târgu Mureș, Transylvania, Romania.
Alex’s maternal grandfather was named William Edward “Wild Bill” Horner.
Alex’s maternal grandmother was named Adeline Landry.
Sources: Obituary of Alex’s paternal uncle – https://sv.findagrave.com
Obituary of Alex’s paternal great-uncle – https://www.gracelandfairlawn.com
Obituary of Alex’s maternal grandfather, William Edward “Wild Bill” Horner – http://www.koprivataylor.com