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