Liam Garrigan

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Garrigan in 2014, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Liam Thomas Garrigan

Place of Birth: Hull, Yorkshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 17 October, 1981

Ethnicity: Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh

Liam Garrigan is a British actor. He played King Arthur in both the series Once Upon a Time and the film Transformers: The Last Knight. He has also appeared in the films The Legend of Hercules and Cherry (2021), on television’s Holby City, The Pillars of the Earth, 24: Live Another Day, The Terror, and Alex Rider, and in the role-playing game GreedFall.

Liam is married to singer and songwriter Beth Rowley, with whom he has two children.

Liam’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Garrigan (the son of Thomas Henry Garrigan and Dorothy Coxon Witherell). Liam’s grandfather Thomas was born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Liam’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in St Clement, Dundee, the son of Irish parents, William Garrigan and Bridget McDonald. Dorothy was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, the daughter of William Robert Witherell and Mary J. Hewitt.

Liam’s paternal grandmother was Mary Helen “Maisie” Phillips (the daughter of Alex Phillips and Mary Morgan). Liam’s grandmother Mary Helen was born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Liam’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of Henry Morgan and Margaret.

Liam’s maternal grandfather was John Lamb (the son of George Collins Lamb and Sarah Docherty). John was born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. George was the son of Ann Lamb. Sarah was the daughter of Bernard Docherty, who was Irish, and of Catherine Rourk, who was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Liam’s maternal grandmother was Catherine Feeney (the daughter of George John/Johnny Feeney and Annie Young). Catherine was born in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. George was the son of James Feeney and Margaret Kelly, who was born in Blantyre. He was of Irish descent.

Source: Obituary of Liam’s paternal grandmother, Mary Helen “Maisie” (Phillips) Garrigan –

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    The first time I saw this guy on this site I’ve thought he was an American with partial (Southern) Italian ancestry, due skin pigmentation+greenish eyes combo.

  2. andrew says:

    “Phillips” is often a Welsh surname

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