Birth Name: Rufus Frederik Sewell
Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 29 October, 1967
Ethnicity: English, Welsh
Rufus Sewell is a British actor. His mother, Jo (Michell), is an artist and waitress, who is of Welsh and English descent. His father, William Sewell, is an Australian animator.
Rufus has two children, including a son with his former wife, scriptwriter and producer Amy Gardner.
Rufus’s maternal grandfather was named Charles F. Michell (who was likely the son of Charles Frederick Michell and Ellen Marion Theobald). Charles was the son of James Michell. Ellen was the daughter of Henry Theobald.
Rufus’s maternal grandmother was Joan Gane (the daughter of William Henry Gane and Mary Jane/Jen Parry). Joan was born in Pontypool, Monmouthshire. William was the son of Joseph Gane, who was English, and of Elizabeth Jones, who was Welsh. Mary was the daughter of Walter Parry, who was Welsh, and of Emily Rodda/Rodder, who was from Gloucestershire, England.
Source: Genealogy of Rufus Sewell (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com