Birth Name: Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley
Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 10 April, 1992
Ethnicity: English, some Irish, as well as 1/32 German
Daisy Ridley is an English actress. She is known for starring in Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and several Star Wars films. She is the daughter of Louise Fawkner-Corbett and Christopher Ridley, a photographer.
Daisy is a cousin, once removed, of Arnold Ridley (William Arnold Ridley), a playwright and actor.
At least part of her father’s family is from Ennis, County Clare, Ireland.
Daisy’s maternal grandfather was Roger Picton Fawkner-Corbett (the son of William Victor Fawkner-Corbett and Dorothy Frances Bauer/Barr). Roger was born in Thanet, Kent, England. The Fawkner-Corbett family were landed gentry. William was born under the surname Corbett, and added Fawkner- to his surname; he was the son of William G. Corbett and Florence. Daisy’s great-grandmother Dorothy was the daughter of William Bauer (whose own father, Moritz/Maurice Bauer/Baner, was German, from Saxony, and whose own mother was English, from Norfolk, England), and of Minnie Louisa Cowley.
Daisy’s maternal grandmother was Isobel Sheila Lake (the daughter of Charles Thomas Connet Lake and Mary Irene Smerdon). Isobel was born in Leominster, Herefordshire, England. Charles was the son of John Lake and Emma Elizabeth. Mary Irene was the daughter of John Sidney Smerdon and Mary Parnell Newman.
Sources: Daisy Ridley talks about her Irish ancestry – https://www.independent.ie
Obituary of Daisy’s maternal grandfather, Roger Picton Fawkner-Corbett – http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk