Saturday, April 22, 2017

Royal Profile: 22 Facts about Daniel Chatto

  1. Daniel St. George Chatto was born 22 April 1957 as Daniel Chatto St. George Sproule{Source}.
  2. He is the son of the late actor Thomas Chatto Sproule and the theatrical agent Ros Chatto {Source}. 
  3. He has one brother, James {Source
  4. In 1987, using Deed poll, Chatto legally changed his name from Daniel Chatto St. George Sproule to Daniel St. George Chatto. 
  5. At the same time, his mother, also using Deed Poll, abandoned her surname Sproule in favor of Chatto.{Source}.
  6. He attended Bedales Boarding School {Source}.
  7. Before marrying into the royal family, he was an actor, like his father. 
  8. He appeared in several films throughout the 1980s. His most notable role is probably Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982, Prince Andrew){Source}.
  9. He began a romance with Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones while working on Heat and Dust in India in 1983, in which he played a party guest and Lady Sarah was working in the wardrobe department {Source}. 
  10. Fast forward to 14 July 1994, at St. Stephen Walbrook Church, where they were married. 
  11. Together, they have two sons:
    1. Samuel Chatto (1996)
    2. Arthur Chatto (1998)
  12. Mr. Chatto does not perform any royal duties on behalf of his wife's aunt, however, like his wife,sons, and his brother-in-law and his family, he is a frequent guest at royal functions. 
  13. In the past, some of these funtions have included: the Queen's traditional Christmas Luncheon at Buckingham Palace and Christmas a Sandringham, The State Opening Of Parliament (where his younger son has served as a Page of Honour to his great-aunt from 2010-2015), family weddings, VIP art gallery openings.
  14. In the company of his wife, he attended the Cartier Style & Luxury Lunch at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July 2012 {Source}
  15. Some of his film credits include:
    1. Tip Dorit in Little Dorrit (1987)
    2. Party Guest in Heat and Dust (1983)
    3. Prince Andrew in Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (1982)
  16. He was the son-in-law of The Princess Margaret, The Countess of Snowdon and Antony Armstrong-Jones, The 1st Earl Snowdon.
  17. He is the brother-in-law of:
    1. David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon (1961)
      1. The Hon. Serena, The Countess of Snowdon (m. 1993)
    2. Lady Frances  von Hofmannsthal (1979)
      1.  Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal (m. 2006)
    3. Jasper Cable-Alexander (1998)
  18. Through his siblings-in-law, his nieces include:
    1. The Lady Margarita Elizabeth Rose Alleyne Armstrong-Jones (2002)
    2. Maud Dolores Diamond von Hofmannsthal (2009)
    3. Sybil Sabrina Ernestine von Hofmannsthal (2013)
  19. Through his siblings-in-law, his nephews are:
    1. Charles Patrick Inigo Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley (1999)
    2. Rex Antony Octavian  von Hofmannsthal (2008)
  20. Chatto comes from his father's stage name, Thomas Chatto.
  21. He shares a birthday with:
    1. Amber Heard (Johnny Depp's ex)
    2. Wilie Robertson (Duck Dynasty anyone?)
    3. Jack Nicholson
  22. His astrological sign is Taurus.

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