Jake Weber

LOS ANGELES - OCT 11: Jake Weber arrives to the Summer Press To

Weber in 2010, photo by DFree/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Marylebone, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 12 March, 1963

*50% English
*25% Danish
*25% Sephardi Jewish

Jake Weber is a British actor.

Jake’s father was born in Denmark, of half Danish and half English descent. Jake’s mother was of half Sephardi Jewish, from her own father, and half English, from her own mother, descent. Jake is married to Korri Culbertson.

Jake is a half-first cousin, once removed, of actress Dafne Keen; his grandmother Priscilla was also Dafne’s great-grandmother.

Jake’s paternal grandfather was named Poul Arkner (born Poul Christian Anderson). Poul was Danish.

Jake’s paternal grandmother was Pamela Joyce Weber (the daughter of Reginald Evelyn Weber and Joyce Warner). Pamela was born in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England.

Jake’s maternal grandfather was Robert Coriat (born Harold Isaac Coriat, the son of Abraham Coriat and Donna Florence “Flora” Cazes). Robert was born in Mogador, Morocco, to a Jewish family. Donna was born in London, England, the daughter of Isaac Juave Cazes and Selina/Celina Simha/Semah Corcos, who were from Morocco. She also had roots in Algeria.

Jake’s maternal grandmother was Priscilla Crystal Frances Blundell Weigall (the daughter of Lt.-Col. Sir William Ernest George Archibald Weigall, 1st and last Bt., and of Grace Emily Blundell Maple, Baroness von Echardstein). Priscilla was born in St. George Hanover Square, London, England. Sir William was Governor of South Australia, from 1920 to 1922, and was the son of Henry Weigall, a Victorian artist, and of Lady Rose Sophia Mary Fane. Jake’s great-grandmother Grace was the daughter of Sir John Blundell Maple, 1st Baronet, a businessperson, and of Emily Harriet Merryweather.

Sources: Genealogy of Jake’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Selina/Celina Simha/Semah Corcos – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jake’s maternal grandmother, Priscilla Crystal Frances Blundell Weigall – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jake’s maternal great-grandmother, Grace Emily Blundell Maple, Baroness von Echardstein (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.thepeerage.com

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