Wendy Hiller

Birth Name: Wendy Margaret Hiller

Date of Birth: 15 August, 1912

Place of Birth: Stockport, Cheshire, England, U.K.

Date of Death: 14 May, 2003

Place of Death: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, 1/8th German

Dame Wendy Hiller was an English actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Separate Tables (1958).

Wendy was the daughter of Marie (Stone) and Frank Watkin Hiller, a cotton manufacturer. Her mother was born in Brewery House, Rhymney, Monmouthshire, Wales. She was married to dramatist Ronald Gow, until his death.

Wendy’s paternal grandfather was Albert Hiller (the son of Georg/George John Christian Hiller and Margaret Hemmings/Emmings). Albert was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Georg was born in Künzelsau, Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, the son of Johann Heinrich Hiller and Maria Elisabetha Krämer. Margaret was born in Sheffield, the daughter of Joseph Emmings and Margaret.

Wendy’s paternal grandmother was Rachel Eyre (the daughter of David Eyre and Ann Watkins). Rachel was born in Manchester, Lancashire. David was the son of George Eyre and Ann Gibson.

Wendy’s maternal grandfather was Frederick Richard Morris Stone (the son of Moses Stone and Jane Rebecca Garton). Frederick was born in Avon, Gloucestershire. Moses was the son of John Stone and Phebe Bableton. Jane was the daughter of William Garton and Susannah Foley.

Wendy’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Mary James. Elizabeth was born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales.

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