Karl Urban

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Urban in 2011, photo by prphotos.com

Birth Name: Karl-Heinz Urban

Place of Birth: Wellington, New Zealand

Date of Birth: June 7, 1972

*German (father)

Karl Urban is a New Zealand actor. His father, Jürgen Urban, was German. It is not clear if his mother Lorraine is also of German heritage.

His mother worked for Film Facilities in Wellington.

He has two children with his former wife, makeup artist Natalie Wihongi.

Karl’s paternal grandfather was Johannes Karl Gustav Urban (the son of Ferdinand Urban and Elise Margarethe Auguste Russland). Johannes was born in Spremberg, Massen-Niederlausitz, Brandenburg, Germany.

Karl’s paternal grandmother was named Irma Liedke. Irma was born in Karthaus, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Source: Genealogy of Karl Urban (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

1 Response

  1. comrade says:

    Genealogy of Jurgen Urban (Karl’s dad): https://www.geni.com/family-tree/canvas/6000000023873152008

    His mother’s name is Lorraine, which sounds quite Anglo to me but unfortunately other than that I can’t find anything on her.

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