Jim Sturgess

Sturgess in 2010, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: James Anthony S. Sturgess

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

Date of Birth: 16 May, 1978

Ethnicity: English

Jim Sturgess is an English actor, singer, and songwriter. His roles include the films Across the Universe, 21, Crossing Over, The Way Back, and Cloud Atlas. He has been in bands including Tragic Toys.

Jim is married to actress, presenter, and author Dina Mousawi, who is of Iraqi and Ukrainian descent. The couple has a son.

Jim’s paternal grandfather was Gerald Sambrooke Sturgess (the son of Frank Sturgess and Marion Helen Taylor). Gerald was born in Aston, Warwickshire, England, and was a prominent yachtsman. Frank was the son of William Henry Sturgess. Marion was the daughter of Sambrooke Taylor and Ellen Rookes Quick.

Jim’s paternal grandmother was Betty Muirhead Chittock (the daughter of Aubery Thorn Chittock and Ethel Utting). Betty was born in St. Faiths, Norfolk, England. Audrey was the son of John Carsey Chittock and Rachael Frances Chapman. Ethel was the daughter of Stephen William Utting and Emma Hewett.

Jim’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Martin.

Jim’s maternal grandmother was surnamed Bradshaw.

Sources: Genealogy of Jim Sturgess (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jim’s paternal grandmother, Betty Muirhead Chittock – http://www.shirley-elrick.com

1 Response

  1. jonassjr says:

    He could play young Paul McCartney

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