Samantha Morton

Samantha Morton at the AFI Fest 2009 Screening of 'Everybody`s F

Morton in 2009, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Samantha Jane Morton

Place of Birth: Clifton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: May 13, 1977

Ethnicity: English, Polish

Samantha Morton is a British actress, screenwriter, and director. She is the daughter of Pamela (Mallek), a factory worker, and Peter Morton.

She has a daughter, actress Esme Creed-Miles, with her former partner, actor Charlie Creed-Miles; and two children with her partner, filmmaker Harry Holm. Harry is the son of actor Ian Holm.

Samantha’s maternal grandparents were Bruno Mallek and Iris A. Gretton (the daughter of Richard Gretton and Jessie M. Woods).

While Samantha has referred to her “Polish grandparents,” it appears that only her maternal grandfather was Polish.

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Her daughter is a very promising actress. I guessed that there might have been some Eastern Euro ancestry in her.

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