James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States was the son of James & Elizabeth (Speer) Buchanan. He was born 23 April 1791 in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania. His parents were of Irish descent. He was born in a log cabin, his father being a store keeper and farmer. He did not marry, and during his presidency his niece, Harriet Lane, served as White House hostess. Later in his life he founded the John Hopkins Hospital. [see his genealogy].
Toby Jones, son of Freddie & Jennifer (Heselwood) Jones was born 7 September 1966/67 in Hammersmith, London. His parents are also actors. He studied drama at the University of Manchester, and in Paris. His career began on stage, moving to television and finally movie roles. [see his bio]