Jamie-Lynn Sigler

by Lil Vacha on September 20, 2009

Place of Birth: Jericho, New York, United States

Date of Birth: May 15, 1981

*Romanian Jewish, Greek Jewish (father)
*Cuban (mother; who converted to Judaism)

Jamie-Lynn Sigler is an American actress and singer. Her father is from a Jewish family (from Romania and Greece). Her mother, who is Cuban, converted to Judaism. Jamie-Lynn was previously credited under the name Jamie-Lynn DiScala, her ex-husband’s surname.

Jamie-Lynn is famous for playing the daughter of Mafia kingpin Tony Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos. She has stated that she felt a spiritual and emotional connection to her Jewish roots when she visited Israel.

Jamie-Lynn’s maternal grandmother’s name is Amelia.

image via Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com

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jjg November 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm

And she definitely doesn’t look Italian in the photo. At best she might be able to pass as MAYBE Welsh based on her features but even so she still seems a little “off” in the facial features.

Stefania December 5, 2011 at 8:13 am

So shes basically Greek and Romanian because Cuban people are mixs such as black, spanish and other type of European. Shes beautiful at first I thought she was Italian. But a lot of Greek’s look Italian.

jjg November 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm

She has Jewish ancestors that lived in Greece and Romania. She probably has some Spanish blood from her Cuban side though.

S November 13, 2010 at 5:26 pm

Fuck everything else.

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