Kevin Durand

"Resident Evil: Retribution" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Durand in 2012, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Kevin Serge Durand

Place of Birth: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 14, 1974

Ethnicity: French-Canadian, as well as distant Irish

Kevin Durand is a Canadian actor and singer. His roles include 3:10 to Yuma, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Cosmopolis, Resident Evil: Retribution, Tragedy Girls, and Abigail. He often appears in the action/sci-fi genres.

He is married to Sandra Cho, with whom he has two children.

Kevin’s paternal grandfather is Édouard “Ed” Durand (the son of Albert Durand and Adélina Lavigne). Albert was the son of Adrien Durand and Hélène/Elaine Breslin or Breshire. Adélina was the daughter of Adrien Tessier Lavigne and Marie Anne Bourgeois.

Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Georges Perreault (the son of Joseph Perreault/Perrault and Valentine Desjardins). Joseph was the son of Louis-Gilbert Perreault/Perrault and Rosalie Hunault/Huneault. Valentine was the daughter of Joseph Desjardins and Zoe Labelle.

Kevin’s maternal grandmother is Alice Ouellet/Ouellette (the daughter of Patrice/Patrick Ouellet/Ouellette and Marie Ozitée/Osithée Bossé). Patrice was the son of Antoine Ouellet/Ouellette and Lucie Gagnon. Marie was the daughter of Damase Bossé and Julie Bérubé.

Kevin’s matrilineal line can be traced to Guillemette Garnier, who was born, c. 1592, in Troyes, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France.

Sources: Genealogies of Kevin Durand –

3 Responses

  1. malina30 says:

    Ok I must say I thought he was mixed. Not sure with what but definitely mixed. He has portrayed different races in movies and he looked the part 100% wow. But I love him as an actor and he’s very attractive :-)

  2. noneofyourbusiness says:

    He definitely looks like he has Asian ancestry.

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