Birth Name: James Neville Mason
Date of Birth: 15 May, 1909
Place of Birth: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, U.K.
Date of Death: 27 July, 1984
Place of Death: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
James Mason was an English actor.
James was the son of Mabel Hattersley and John Mason, a wealthy textile merchant. James was married to Australian actress Clarissa Kaye, until his death. He had two children, actress Portland Mason and politician, film producer, and actor Morgan Mason, with his former wife, actress, author, and screenwriter Pamela Mason. Morgan is married to singer, musician, and author Belinda Carlisle. James’ grandson is writer and LGBTQ activist James Duke Mason.
James’s paternal grandfather was George Simpson Mason (the son of Joseph Linton Mason and Emma Wilkinson). Emma was the daughter of Samuel Wilkinson and Mary Wikeley.
James’s paternal grandmother was Ann Wilkinson (the daughter of John Wilkinson and Eliza Johnson). John was the son of Thomas Wilkinson. Eliza was the daughter of Henry Johnson.
James’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Shaw Gaunt (the son of Joseph Gaunt and Martha Shaw). James’s grandfather Joseph was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
James’s maternal grandmother was Emily Hattersley (the daughter of William Henry Hattersley and Priscilla Mary Johnson). Emily was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
Source: Genealogy of James Mason – https://www.geni.com