Birth Name: Derya Zerrin Berti
Date of Birth: June 17, 1968
Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Death: October 22, 2003
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
*Mexican, Slovenian (father)
*Circassian, Turkish (mother)
Derya Arbaş is an American actress. She was the daughter of Zerrin Arbaş and Dehl Berti (Dehl Franke Berti), both actors.
Derya’s birth surname, Berti, comes from her father’s own stepfather, Thomas H. Bertie. Thomas was born in South America, to American parents, from California. Her half-niece, her half-brother’s daughter, is Jade Marx-Berti.
Derya’s paternal grandfather was John/Juan Edward Carillo (the son of Albert/Alberto Gerome Carillo and Elizabeth/Lizzie/Elisa Hidalgo/Heidalgo). John was born in New Mexico, and was of Mexican descent. Albert was the son of Juan Carillo, who was born in Mexico, and of Francisca Aguilar. Elizabeth was born in New Mexico, the daughter of Eugenio Hildalgo and Juana Ruival/Rival.
Derya’s paternal grandmother was named Cecilia Lucille Uhernik/Uhernick. Cecilia was born in Colorado, and likely had Slovenian ancestry.
Derya’s maternal grandparents were Avni Arbaş and Zerrin. Avni was a Circassian painter, who was born in Istanbul, Turkey.
Death record of Derya’s father – https://www.familysearch.org