Christian Camargo

PALM SPRINGS - JAN 4:  Christian Camargo, Juliet Rylance at the

Camargo in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Christian Minnick

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 7, 1971

Ethnicity: Mexican (maternal grandfather), English, other

Christian Camargo is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. His roles include the series Dexter and House of Cards, and the Twilight films.

Christian is the son of actress Victoria Windham, and Wendell Minnick. He is married to English actress Juliet Rylance.

Christian’s paternal grandfather was named Fordyce/Fordyse Charles “Ford” Minnick. Fordyce was born in Washington, D.C.

Christian’s paternal grandmother was Evalyn/Evelyn Lucinda Tyner (the daughter of Elmer E. Tyner and Lillian R. Copeland). Christian’s grandmother Evalyn was born in Indiana. Elmer was the son of Harris Tyner and Lucinda Alexander. Lillian was the daughter of James Taylor Copeland and Susan Eva Forrest.

Christian’s maternal grandfather was Ralph Camargo, a Mexican-American stage and screen actor (born Rafael Jaime Camargo, the son of Amelia Petra Camargo). Ralph was born in California. Amelia was the daughter of Francisco/Frank Camargo and Aurelia Maria Acuna.

Christian’s maternal grandmother was Florence Skeels/Skeets (the daughter of Lee Hazen Skeels and Grace Ely). Lee was the son of Herbert Simon Skeels and Mary Helen Rowland. Grace was the daughter of Cook Ely, who was English, and of Lucy Sam Snyder.

Sources: Christian’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Christian’s maternal grandfather, Ralph Camargo (Rafael Jaime Camargo), on the 1930 U.S. Census –

13 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    Camargo is also a portuguese surname

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