Xavier Samuel

2010 Los Angeles Film Festival - "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Samuel in 2010, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: Hamilton, Victoria, Australia

Date of Birth: 10 December, 1983

Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish, possibly Jewish

Xavier Samuel is an Australian actor. Xavier is the son of Maree and Clifford Samuel. His brother, Benedict Samuel, is also an actor.

Xavier attended a Catholic school, and likely has at least some Scottish ancestry through his mother’s Munro line. Many Samuel families in Australia originate with Jewish emigrants from England.

One of Xavier’s grandmothers is named Joan.

One of Xavier’s maternal great-grandfathers was named Hugh Munro. Hugh was born in Dunkeld, Victoria, and fought at Gallipoli during World War I. He married Kathleen Mary McGrath, who was the daughter of John McGrath and Cecelia.

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