Benjamin Walker

Benjamin Walker at the premiere of "Flags of Our Fathers". Acade

Walker in 2006, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Benjamin Walker Davis

Place of Birth: Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 21, 1982

Ethnicity: English, some German, Swiss-German, distant Welsh

Benjamin Walker is an American actor and comedian.

Benjamin has stated that he is of 1/16th Native American ancestry, on his father’s side. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented. No Native American ancestry appears on family trees of Benjamin’s father.

Benjamin is married to British actress Kaya Scodelario, with whom he has a son.

Benjamin’s paternal grandfather was Farrell Jack Davis (the son of Andrew Jackson Davis and Azzie Ann Roe). Farrell was born in Georgia. Andrew was the son of Joseph Martin Davis and Mary Lucinda Long. Azzie was the daughter of James Ansel Roe and Evalina/Evelyn R. Cantrell.

Benjamin’s paternal grandmother was Juanita Pearl Elliott (the daughter of Henry Martin Elliott and Lillie M. Gauby). Juanita was born in Kansas. Henry was the son of Jonah Martin Elliott and Mary Jennette Moore. Lillie was the daughter of The Rev. John M. Gauby and Leah S. Merkey.

Sources: Genealogies of Benjamin Walker (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Benjamin’s paternal grandfather, Farrell Jack Davis –

Genealogy of Benjamin’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Obituary of Benjamin’s paternal grandmother, Juanita Pearl (Elliott) Davis –

1 Response

  1. AutisticApe says:

    Why do so many Americans (especially caucasians) claim to be part Native American?

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