Birth Name: Sophia Taylor Ramsey Ali
Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 7, 1995
*father – Pakistani
*mother – Sicilian Italian, Danish, Norwegian, German
Sophia Ali, also billed as Sophia Taylor Ali, is an American actress. Her roles include Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare and Uncharted and the show The Wilds.
Sophia’s maternal grandfather was Douglas Frank Ramseyer (the son of Frank Joseph Ramseyer, born Francesco Arico, and of Edna Margaret Dall). Douglas was born in California. Sophia’s great-grandfather Frank was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Italian Sicilian parents, Orazio “Horace” Arico and Mary/Maria Guirere/Guerrera. Edna was the daughter of ethnic Danish parents from Germany, Otto Dall and Hannah M. Bendixen.
Sophia’s maternal grandmother was Karen Louise Olsen (the daughter of Harold Sidney Olsen and Erna Wilhelmine Kintzi). Karen was born in Minnesota. Harold was the son of Elias S. Olsen and Ingeborg/Nettie Thorsen, who were the children of Norwegian parents. Erna was the daughter of ethnic German parents from Poland, Theodor Kintzi and Wilhelmine Linscheid.
Sources: Genealogy of Sophia Taylor Ali – http://www.galiziengermandescendants.org
Sophia’s maternal great-grandmother, Edna Margaret Dall, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sophia’s maternal great-grandfather, Harold Sidney Olsen, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org