Jamie Campbell Bower

Jamie Campbell Bower at the "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bon

Bower in 2013, image via s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: James Campbell Metcalfe Bower

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

Date of Birth: 22 November, 1988

Ethnicity: English, with some Scottish

Jamie Campbell Bower is an English actor, singer, and model. His roles include the films Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Winter in Wartime, the Twilight franchise, beginning with The Twilight Saga: New Moon; as Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; Anonymous (2011), and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, as Jace Wayland; and the series The Prisoner (2009), Camelot (2011), Thomas & Friends, in voice performance; Will (2017), and Stranger Things. He was the frontman of punk rock band Counterfeit, and has also released solo music. He is also known as Jamie Bower.

His father works for Gibson Guitars and his mother is a music manager. Aside from English, he has Scottish ancestry through a maternal great-great-grandfather, and is a descendant of Sir John Campbell, Lieutenant Governor of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Jamie’s maternal grandfather was Eric Norman Roseberry (the son of John Clark Roseberry and Isabella Lorraine/Loraine Towell). Eric was born in South Shields, Durham, England. John was the son of John Roseberry and Barbara Agnes Clark. Isabella was the daughter of John William Towell and Mary Alice Hedley.

Jamie’s maternal grandmother was Elspeth Mary Campbell (the daughter of John Hunter McNeill Campbell and Florence Mary Briscoe). Elspeth was born in Farnham, Surrey, England. John was the son of Ian Maxwell Campbell and Hilda Mary Wade. Florence was the daughter of Frederick Ernest Trevor Briscoe and Florence Harriet Middleton.

Sources: Obituary of Jamie’s maternal grandfather, Eric Norman Roseberry – http://www.guardian.co.uk

Genealogy of some of Jamie’s Campbell ancestors – http://www.angelfire.com

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