Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: July 1, 1942
Ethnicity: French-Canadian, as well as around 1/32 Irish
Geneviève Bujold is a Canadian actress. She is known for her portrayal of Anne Boleyn in the film Anne of the Thousand Days, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
She is the daughter of Marie-Blanche-Lauretta/Laurette, a maid, and Joseph Firmin Bujold, a bus driver. All of Geneviève’s grandparents were born in Québec. She has a son, actor and director Matt Almond, with her former husband, screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist Paul Almond; and a daughter with her former partner Dennis Hastings.
Geneviève’s paternal grandfather was Olivier Bujold (the son of Joseph Salomon/Solomon Bujold and Anastasie Goulet). Olivier was born in Bonaventure. Joseph was the son of Théophile Bujold and Marie Reine Bernard. Anastasie was the daughter of Joseph Goulet and Colette Mius D’Entremont.
Geneviève’s paternal grandmother was Judith Lepage (the daughter of Dominique Lepage and Marie Paquet). Dominique was the son of Ephrem Lepage and Theotiste Landry. Marie was the daughter of Louis Pasquet Dit Lavallee/Laurent Paquet and Marie Julie Hébert.
Geneviève’s maternal grandfather was Eloi Cavanagh (the son of Joseph Cavanagh and Marie Elisabeth Poirier). Joseph was the son of Maurice Cavanagh, whose father was Irish; and of Olive Hébert. Marie was the daughter of Olive/Olivier Poirier and Elisabeth Arbour.
Geneviève’s maternal grandmother was Catherine/Marie Marguerite Henry (the daughter of Maxime Henry and Marie Anastasie Bujold). Maxime was the son of Lazare Henry and Geneviève Poirier/Poirer. Geneviève’s great-grandmother Marie was the daughter of Janvier Bujold and Geneviève Arsenault.