Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., United States
Date of Birth: February 25, 1997
Ethnicity: Russian Jewish
Isabelle Fuhrman is an American actress. Her father, Nick Fuhrman, is a former political candidate; he is American-born, of Russian Jewish descent. Her mother, Elina Fuhrman (née Kozmits), is a journalist and author; she is a Soviet-born immigrant, of Russian Jewish background.
Isabelle’s paternal grandfather was Charles Andrew “Bud” Fuhrman (the son of Harry H. Fuhrman and Gertrude G. Wynn). Harry was born in Wisconsin, to Russian Jewish immigrant parents, Avraham/Andrew Fuhrman and Pearl Goldenberg. Gertrude was born in either Wisconsin or Illinois, also to Russian Jewish immigrant parents.
Isabelle’s paternal grandmother was Rosann Lois Aronoff (the daughter of Joseph Aronoff and Lillian). Both Joseph and Lillian were the children of Russian Jewish parents, and they were both born either in Russia or in Michigan, depending on the census.
Isabelle’s maternal grandmother is Rita Lerner (the daughter Frieda/Freida). Rita is Jewish. The name of Isabelle’s maternal grandfather is not mentioned in online sources, but he was likely Jewish as well.
Sources: Wedding announcement of Isabelle’s paternal grandparents, Charles Andrew Fuhrman and Rosann Lois Aronoff – http://news.google.com
Isabelle’s paternal great-grandparents, Harry Fuhrman and Gertrude, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Information on Isabelle’s maternal grandmother – http://www.highbeam.com
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