Birth Name: Alice Maud Krige
Place of Birth: Upington, Cape Province, South Africa
Date of Birth: 28 June, 1954
*father – Afrikaner [Dutch, German, French Huguenot, Belgian, distant Swiss-German]
*mother – English, distant Irish
Alice Krige is a South African actress and producer. She is known for starring in Ghost Story, Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers, Star Trek: First Contact, Gretel & Hansel, and other genre roles.
Alice is the daughter of Patricia, a professor of psychology, and Louis Krige, a physician. Her father was born on Western Cape, and her mother was born in Rhodesia, Eastern Cape. She is married to writer and director Paul Schoolman.
Alice’s paternal great-uncle, her grandfather’s brother, was politician Joel Krige, who was Speaker of the Union of South Africa, from 1915 to 1924.
Alice’s patrilineal line can be traced to Steffen Kriege/Krigo/Krige, who was born, c. 1632, in Lienen, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Alice’s paternal grandfather was Jacobus Edmund Joubert Krige (the son of Willem Adolph/Adolf Krige and Louisa Jacoba/Jakoba Petronella Ackermann/Ackerman). Jacobus was born on Stellenbosch, Western Cape. Willem was the son of Jacob Daniel Krige and Maria Wilhelmina Joubert. Louisa was the daughter of Christiaan Joël Ackermann/Ackerman and Margaretha/Margreta Maria Joubert.
Alice’s paternal grandmother was Alida Viljoen Gie (the daughter of George William Gie and Elsie/Elsje Maria Catharina van der Merwe). Alida was born in Cape Province. George was the son of Coenraad Johannes Carolus Gie and Catharina Johanna Stegmann/Stegman. Elsie was the daughter of Roelof Petrus van der Merwe and Elsie Meiring.
Alice’s maternal grandfather was named William Cook.
Alice’s maternal grandmother was Alice Ryan (the daughter of Edward James Ryan and Eliza Fox). Alice was born in Pancras, London, England. Edward was the son of Edward and Rosina Ryan. Eliza was the daughter of Samuel Fox and Mary Ann Phillips.
Alice is a fourth cousin, once removed, of actress Charlize Theron. Alice’s third great-grandparents, Willem Adolph Krige and Elisabeth/Elizabeth Petronella de Villiers, were also Charlize’s paternal fourth great-grandparents.
Source: Genealogy of Alice Krige (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com