William Joseph Firth

Date of Birth: 1990

Ethnicity: Chinese (maternal grandfather), English, Finnish, Irish, some Scottish and Ulster-Scots/Northern Irish

William Joseph Firth, also credited as Will Firth, is an actor. He is the son of actors Meg Tilly and Colin Firth. His aunt is actress Jennifer Tilly.

William’s father is English, and has English, and some Scottish and Ulster-Scots/Northern Irish, ancestry. William’s mother is Canadian and American, and was born in California, to a Chinese-American father and to a Canadian mother, who was of Finnish and Irish, and possibly First Nations, ancestry.

William’s paternal grandfather was David Norman Lewis Firth (the son of Cyril Bruce Firth and Helen Mary Lewis). Cyril was the son of Norman Kennardy/Kennedy Firth and Mary Helen Bruce, whose father was Scottish. Helen was born in India, the daughter of Edwin Herbert Lewis and Dora Katharine/Katherine Slater.

William’s paternal grandmother was Shirley Jean Rolles (the daughter of Montague John Rolles-Rolles and Helen Jean Johnson). Montague was the son of Montague Rolles Rolles and Eliza Florence Hayes. Helen was the daughter of Edward John Martyn Johnson and Eleanor Mather Bruce, whose father was Scottish, from Perthshire, and whose mother was Northern Irish.

William’s maternal grandfather was named Harry Chan. Harry is of Chinese descent.

William’s maternal grandmother was named Patricia Ann Tilly. Patricia is Canadian, and has Finnish, Irish, and possibly First Nations, ancestry.

Source: Genealogy of William Joseph Firth – https://www.geni.com

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