Birth Name: Robert James Reid
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Birth: May 11, 1993
*English, some Scottish (father)
James Reid is a Filipino-Australian actor. His father, Robert Malcolm Reid, is Australian, of English, and some Irish and Scottish, descent. His mother, Maria Aprilyn “Ella” Marquinez, is Filipina. His partner is actress Nadine Lustre.
James’ paternal grandfather was Robert James Low “Bob” Reid (the son of William Charles Reid and Eva Maria Elderton Low). Robert born in Carlton, Victoria. Eva was of English descent, and was the daughter of James Lindsay Low and Ann Marie Scott, who herself was born in Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland.
James’ paternal grandmother was Marie Jean Nicholls (the daughter of Albert John Nicholls and Alma May). Marie was born in Lismore, Victoria. Albert was the son of George Albert Nicholls, an English emigrant, from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, and of Rose Clarke. James’ great-great-grandmother Rose’s parents, John Clarke and Jane Cross, were also English emigrants, from Derbyshire and West Quantoxhead, Somerset, respectively. James’ great-grandmother Alma was the daughter of Joseph Austerberry, who was an English emigrant, from Oldham, Lancashire (now Greater Manchester); and of Mary Jane Neal, of Cassop, Durham.
Source: Genealogy of James Reid (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com