Rosamund Pike

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Pike in 2008, photo by

Birth Name: Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 27 January, 1979

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Irish

Rosamund Pike is an English actress. She is known for her roles in the films Die Another Day, Pride & Prejudice, Made in Dagenham, Johnny English Reborn, Jack Reacher, The World’s End, Gone Girl, A United Kingdom, A Private War, I Care a Lot, and Saltburn, and on television’s A Rather English Marriage, State of the Union, and The Wheel of Time.

She is the daughter of opera singers, Caroline (Friend) and Julian Pike. Her father is a professor of music, and head of operatic studies at the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has two children with her partner, mathematical researcher and businessperson Robie Uniacke.

Rosamund’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. William Aubrey Monsell Pike (the son of William Bennett Pike and Anne/Annie Elizabeth Monsell). Rosamund’s grandfather The Rev. William was born in Malling, Kent, England. Rosamund’s great-grandfather William was the son of William Bennett Pike and Anna Elizabeth Fisher, who was born in Paris, France, to a Scottish-born father, from Glasgow, who was of English descent. Rosamund’s great-grandmother Anne was born in Limerick, Ireland, the daughter of William Thomas Monsell and Elinor/Eleanor Grace Catherine/Katharine Vere O’Brien.

Rosamund’s paternal grandmother was Marguerite Robertson (the daughter of John Berry Robertson and Alice Wilmer). Marguerite was born in Greenwich, London, England. John was the son of John Berry Robertson and Sophia Sarah Johnston.

4 Responses

  1. Girll says:

    Amazing actress. And very talented in the Gone Girl movie.

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