Graham Wardle

Birth Name: Graham Dominic Wardle

Place of Birth: Mission, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: September 6, 1986

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Italian

Graham Wardle is a Canadian actor, filmmaker, and photographer. He is known for his role as Ty Borden on the CBC series Heartland. His surname is English.

Graham’s paternal grandfather was John Douglas Wardle (the son of Norman Askew Wardle and Adelyne Ann/Annie Watts). John was born in London, England. Norman was born in Durham, England, the son of John William Wardle and Leonora Beeson. Adelyne was born in Sunderland, County Durham, England, the daughter of Henry Forster Watts and Annie Buckle.

Graham’s paternal grandmother is named Sheila Newton.

Graham’s maternal grandfather was Dominic Donatelli (the son of Franco Donatelli and Angela Maria Guiseppa Sauro). Franco was born in Ateleta, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, the son of Angelo Donatelli and Ventresca Filomena. Graham’s great-grandmother Angela was born in Ripabattoni, Province of Campobasso, Molise, the daughter of Angelo Michele Sauro and Maria Filomena Grasso.

Graham’s maternal grandmother likely was named Louise Noel Hurst.

19 Responses

  1. jackson9 says:

    Maternal grandmother I believe was Louise Noel Hurst (1933). Graham appears to be 75% English 25% Italian.

  2. andrew says:

    tag “Molisan”.

  3. andrew says:


    *Ripabattoni, Province of Campobasso, Molise
    *Ateleta, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo

  4. bearboy says:

    Graham Wardle’s parents are/were Alan Wardle and Pauline (Donatelli) Wardle.
    Here is Graham’s mother’s obituary

  5. follers says:

    Why did you write that his great-grandfather was Jewish?

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