Bel Powley

Bel Powley at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at th

Powley in 2016, photo by Starfrenzy/

Birth Name: Isobel Dorothy Powley

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

Date of Birth: 7 March, 1992

*English (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Bel Powley is a British actress. She has starred in the films The Diary of a Teenage Girl, A Royal Night Out, Detour, Carrie Pilby, Mary Shelley (2017), Wildling, White Boy Rick, Ashes in the Snow, and The King of Staten Island, and on television’s M.I. High, Little Dorrit, Murderland, Informer, The Morning Show, Moominvalley, Everything I Know About Love, and A Small Light.

She is the daughter of casting director Janis Jaffa and actor Mark Powley.

Bel’s mother is Jewish and Bel has described herself as Jewish.

Bel’s paternal grandfather was Philip H. Powley (the son of Henry A. Powley and Edith May Bruton). Philip was a surgeon. Edith was the daughter of Henry Charles Bruton and Levena/Levina Bunce.

Bel’s paternal grandmother is named Jennifer M. Morrison.

Bel’s maternal grandfather was named Isadore Jaffa.

Bel’s maternal grandmother was named Beatrice “Betty” Levy/Byrne. Beatrice was born in Dublin, Ireland, and was from a Lithuanian Jewish/Russian Jewish family.


1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    >Powley and Edith May Bruton). Edith was the daughter of Henry Charles Bruton and Levena Bunce.

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