Birth Name: Julia Mary Walters
Place of Birth: Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 22 February, 1950
Julie Walters is a British actress, author, and comedian. Her roles include Educating Rita, Personal Services, Billy Elliot, Calendar Girls, Wah-Wah, Paddington, the Harry Potter films, and television’s Dinnerladies and A Short Stay in Switzerland, among many others.
Her father, Thomas Walters, was English, from Birmingham, Warwickshire. Her mother, Mary Bridget, was Irish, from County Mayo. Julie is married to Grant Roffey, with whom she has a daughter.
Julie’s paternal grandfather was named Thomas Francis Walters (the son of Thomas Walters and Sarah J.). Julie’s grandfather Thomas was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
Julie’s paternal grandmother was Amy Selina C. Crisp (the daughter of Stephen Henry Crisp and Elizabeth/Eliza Bourne). Amy was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Stephen was the son of Peter Crisp and Ann Wheatley. Elizabeth was the daughter of James Bourne and Jane.
Julie’s maternal grandfather was Patrick O’Brien (the son of John O’Brien and Maria Buchanan). Maria was the daughter of Cummins Buchanan.
Julie’s maternal grandmother was Bridget Clarke (the daughter of Anthony Clarke and Bridget Staunton). Julie’s grandmother Bridget was born in Islandearly, County Mayo, Ireland.
Sources: Information about Julie’s appearance on Who Do You Think You Are?, 2014 – http://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com
Genealogy of Julie Walters – http://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Julie’s paternal grandmother, Amy Selina Crisp – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Joan Rivers-ish….Ashkenazi Eastern European