Hero Fiennes Tiffin
Birth Name: Hero Beauregard Faulkner Fiennes Tiffin
Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 6 November, 1997
Ethnicity: English, along with Northern Irish, Irish, Scottish, and 1/128th Italian, also distant German and French
Hero Fiennes Tiffin is an English actor, model, and film producer. He is known for starring in the After films, as well as for his roles in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Silencing, and The Woman King.
He is the son of Martha Fiennes, a director, writer, and producer, and George Tiffin, a director, novelist, writer, and cameraman. He is a nephew of actor, film producer, and director Ralph Fiennes; film director and producer Sophie Fiennes; composer, record producer, and songwriter Magnus Fiennes; and actor Joseph Fiennes. Hero’s third cousin, twice removed, is explorer and endurance record holder Ranulph Fiennes.
Hero’s paternal grandfather was John Tiffin, a television producer for 60 Minutes (John Alan Gower Tiffin, the son of George Charles Tiffin and Doris Vera Gower). John was born in Bromley, Kent, England. George was the son of George Ernest Tiffin and Florence Jane Mary Austing. Doris was the daughter of Arthur Gower and Laura.
Hero’s paternal grandmother was Wendy Ewer, an advertising copywriter (born Elaine S. E. Ewer; the daughter of Edward Maynard Ewer and Emelyn F. Story). Hero’s grandmother Wendy was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., and later moved to England. Hero’s great-grandfather Edward was the son of Chester Joseph Ewer and Hattie Adelaide Fuller. Hero’s great-grandmother Emelyn was the daughter of Julian Russell Story and Elaine Margaret Sartori. Elaine’s grandfather was of Italian and French descent. Hero’s fifth times great-grandfather was Giovanni Battista Sartori, an early Italian immigrant to the U.S.
Hero’s maternal grandfather was Mark Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (the son of Maurice Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes and Sylvia Joan Finlay). Mark was born at Castle Ward, Northumberland, England, and was a farmer and photographer. Maurice was the son of Alberic Arthur Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes and Gertrude Theodosia Colley. Sylvia was the daughter of David Finlay.
Hero’s maternal grandmother was Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne Lash (the daughter of Henry Alleyne Lash and Joan/Joanna Mary Moore). Jennifer was born in Chichester, Sussex, England, and was a writer and painter. Henry was born in Bengal, India, the son of Nicholas Alleyne Lash, who was born in India, to Irish parents, and of Violet Maud Keely, who was born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Hero’s great-grandmother Joan was born in Madras, India, the daughter of Pierce Langrishe Moore, who was born in Trichinopoly, Madras, India, and was of English descent, and of Muriel Strange, who was born in London, England, who had English, Scottish, and Northern Irish ancestry.
Hero’s matrilineal line can be traced to Sibella/Sybilla Dickson, who was born, c. 1742, in Somerset, England, and to her mother, Anne Carteret Dickson.
Sources: Genealogy of Hero Fiennes Tiffin – https://www.geni.com
Obituaries of Hero’s paternal grandfather, John Tiffin – https://www.theguardian.com
Marriage record of Hero’s paternal great-grandparents, George Charles Tiffin and Doris Vera Gower – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Hero’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Chester Joseph Ewer and Hattie Adelaide Fuller – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of the Fiennes family – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Hero Fiennes Tiffin (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Hero’s mother (through her brother Ralph Fiennes) – https://famouskin.com
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