Monique Ganderton

Ganderton at the “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” Los Angeles Premiere, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, CA, 01-24-13, photo by s_bukley/

Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: August 6, 1980

Ethnicity: Polish, French-Canadian, English, Swedish, possibly other

Monique Ganderton is a Canadian stunt performer and actress.

Monique’s paternal grandfather was George Duane “Dinny” Ganderton (the son of Edward Herbert Ganderton and Maria Elvina “Mary” Hedlund). George was born in Alberta. Edward was born in Ohio, the son of Frederick Ganderton, who was English, and of Mary Blonska, whose parents were from Germany, and likely were of at least partial Polish ancestry. Monique’s great-grandmother Mary was born in Minnesota, to Swedish parents, Olof Gustaf/Gustof Hedlund and Jensine “Jennie” Pederson/Hansen.

Monique’s paternal grandmother was Marguerite Chartier (the daughter of Romulus “Rummy” Chartier and Therese/Theresa Heline Marie Etta Rajotte). Marguerite was born in Alberta, to French-Canadian parents, who were from Québec. Therese was the daughter of Joseph Dolphis Rajotte anda Marie Celina Girard.

Monique’s maternal grandfather was named Raymond Raphael Halwa (the son of Joseph “Joe” Halwa and Katherine “Kate”). Raymond was born in Alberta. Joseph was born in Poland. Katherine was born in Alberta, to Polish parents.

Monique’s maternal grandmother is named Margaret.

Sources: Monique’s paternal grandfather, George Duane Ganderton, on the 1931 Canada Census –

Obituary of Monique’s paternal grandmother, Marguerite (Chartier) Ganderton –

Obituary of Monique’s maternal grandfather, Raymond Raphael Halwa –

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