Denis Lawson

Lawson in 2011, photo by

Birth Name: Denis Stamper Lawson

Place of Birth: Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

Date of Birth: September 27, 1947

Ethnicity: Scottish

Denis Lawson is a Scottish actor and director.

He is the son of Phyliss Neno (Stamper) and Laurence Lawson. His nephew is actor Ewan McGregor, and his great-nieces are model Clara McGregor and actress Esther McGregor. Denis was married to actress Sheila Gish, until her death. He has one child with his former partner, actress Diane Fletcher.

Denis’ paternal grandfather was Alexander Dobbie Lawson (the son of Laurence Lawson and Elizabeth Dobbie). Alexander was born in Glasgow, Glasgow City.

Denis’ paternal grandmother was Diana McCulloch Brown (the daughter of James Brown and Christina McCulloch). Diana was born in Glasgow, Glasgow City.

Source: Genealogy of Denis Lawson –

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