Birth Name: Kaya Rose Scodelario Humphrey
Place of Birth: Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 13 March, 1992
*father – English
*mother – Brazilian [Portuguese, 3/8ths Italian]
Kaya Scodelario is a British actress. She is known for her role as Effy on the drama Skins, and for starring in the films The Maze Runner, Crawl, and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City.
Kaya’s father, Roger Humphrey, was English. Kaya’s mother, Katia (Scodelario), is Brazilian, of Portuguese and three eighths Italian descent. Kaya has said that her surname comes from her mother’s Italian ancestry. Kaya can speak Portuguese fluently. A picture of Kaya with her mother can be seen here.
Kaya is married to American actor Benjamin Walker, with whom she has a son.
Kaya’s paternal grandfather was Basil R. Humphrey (the son of Richard Humphrey and Alice Ada Cheale). Basil was born in Brighton, Sussex, England. Richard was the son of George Humphrey and Ann Whiting. Alice was the daughter of George Henry Payne Cheale and Sarah Anne Salvage.
Kaya’s paternal grandmother was Mabel A. Benham (who is likely the daughter of George E. Benham and Abigail A. Parker). Mabel was born in Brighton, Sussex, England.
Kaya’s maternal grandfather was Rubens Scodelario (the son of Roque Scodelario and Maria Odila de Carvalho). Rubens was born in São Paulo. Roque was born in São Paulo, the son of Felício Scodelario/Scudelari/Scudellari, who was from Salerno, Italy, and of Concetta, who was also likely Italian. Maria Odila was born in São Paulo, the daughter of Aureliano de Carvalho and Rita da Fonseca.
Kaya’s maternal grandmother was Inez Rosemari/Rosemary de Moraes (the daughter of Anselmo Pinto de Moraes and Ana Josefina do Amaral). Inez was born in São Paulo. Anselmo was born in São Paulo, the son of Pedro José Pinto de Moraes and Generosa Guilhermina/Emiliana de Jesus. Ana was born in São Paulo, the daughter of Dolival do Amaral Camargo and Palmira/Palmyra Calvichio/Cavichio, whose own parents, Vito “Victor” Calvichio/Cavechi and Maria Savieri, were Italian.
Sources: Genealogy of Kaya Scodelario (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of Kaya’s maternal grandparents, Rubens Scodelario and Inez Rosemari/Rosemary de Moraes – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Kaya’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Felício Scodelario/Scudelari/Scudellari – https://www.familysearch.org