Jessica Hynes

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Hynes in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Tallulah Jessica Elina Stevenson

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

Date of Birth: 30 October, 1972

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather), English, Welsh, likely one quarter Dutch

Jessica Hynes is a British actress, director, and writer. She was previously credited under her birth name Jessica Stevenson.

Jessica is the daughter of Jane and Andrew Stevenson. She is married to Adam Hynes, with whom she has three children.

Her uncle has a farm in Llanelian, Wales, and Jessica can trace her family back six generations in the area. She has said that she is very proud of her Welsh heritage, and is learning the Welsh language.

Jessica’s paternal grandfather likely was Reginald Charles Stevenson (whose mother’s maiden name was Pearce). Reginald was born in Stockton, Durham.

Jessica’s paternal grandmother likely was Elina Maria Tazelaar (the daughter of Izak Bernardus “Frank” Tazelaar and Elizabeth Cornelia Goote). Elina was born in Fulham, London, to Dutch parents.

Jessica’s maternal grandfather was George Samuel Beckerman (the son of Naum Lazarevich Beckerman and Eugenia Zaslavsky). Naum was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the son of Lazar Beckerman. Eugenia was born in Kertch, Crimea, the daughter of Mendel Zaslavsky and Leah Kaplan.

Jessica’s maternal grandmother was Ethel Dryhurst Roberts (the daughter of William Dryhurst Roberts and Ethel Constance Walsh). Ethel was born in Colwyn Bay, Caernarvonshire, Wales. William was the son of Hugh Dryhurst Roberts and Margaret Ellen Wynne. Ethel was born in Accrington, Lancashire, England, the daughter of Henry Walsh and Sarah Williams, who was born in Llanfair-Af, Anglesey, Wales.


2 Responses

  1. Kimmel says:

    She came a long way quite quickly as an up-and -coming performer.

  2. madman says:

    The tweet and the article could be included as hyperlinks on “stated” and “said”.

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