Birth Name: Eva Gaëlle Green
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 5 July, 1980
Ethnicity: Swedish-French-Breton, Sephardi Jewish
Eva Green is a French actress and model. She is the daughter of Walter Green, a dentist, and Marlène Jobert, an actress.
Her father is of Swedish, Breton, and French descent. Her mother was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish background (considered to be Pied-Noir), with roots in Birkhadem, and Eva has described herself as Jewish; “a secular Jew who never attended synagogue as a girl”.
Eva’s aunt, Marika Green (Marika Nicolette Green), and Eva’s cousin, Joséphine Jobert, are also actresses. Eva is also a cousin of singer and actress Elsa Lunghini.
A picture of Eva’s maternal grandmother can be seen here. She is seated in the center of the first row.
Eva’s paternal grandfather was Bror Lennart Green (the son of Bror Ulrik Green and Maria Amalia “Mia” Lundmark). Eva’s grandfather Bror Lennart was Swedish, born in Haparanda. Bror was the son of Olof Wilhelm Green and Karolina Vilhelmina Kock. Maria Amalia was the daughter of Maria Christina Lundmark.
Eva’s paternal grandmother was Jeanne Le Flem (the daughter of Marie Paul Achille Auguste Le Flem and Jeanne Louise Yvonne Marie Even). Eva’s grandmother Jeanne was French, born in Paris. Eva’s great-grandfather, known as Paul Le Flem, was a notable composer and music critic. Marie Paul was the son of Célestin Louis Joseph Marie Le Flem and Gabrielle Marie Dorenlo. Eva’s great-grandmother Jeanne was the daughter of Jacques Michel Marie Even and Palmire Marie Droniou.
Eva’s maternal grandfather’s surname was “Jobert”. Eva’s maternal grandmother was named Éliane or Andrée Azoulay.
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