Place of Birth: Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 6, 1957
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, some Scottish, distant German (mother, who likely converted to Judaism)
Lori Singer is an American actress and cello player.
She is the daughter of Leslie (Wright), a concert pianist, and Jacques Singer (born Jakob Singer), a violinist and conductor. Among her siblings is actor Marc Singer.
Lori’s father was born in Przemyśl, Poland, to a Jewish family. Lori’s mother has English, some Scottish, and distant German, ancestry. It is likely that she converted to Judaism. Lori was raised Jewish.
Lori has a son with her former husband, Richard Emery.
Lori’s paternal grandfather was Meyer Singer (born Mark Eli Singer).
Lori’s paternal grandmother was Rachella Rose Bach.
Lori’s maternal grandfather was Leslie Thomas Wright (the son of Charles Morton Wright and Mary Eugenia Wood). Charles was the son of Benjamin T. Wright and Martha Thomas. Mary Eugenia was the daughter of Hiram Benjamin Wood and Margaret K. Gwathmey.
Lori’s maternal grandmother was Lucy Powers Massey (the daughter of William Hamilton Massey and Mary Nash Majors). William was the son of Gideon Blackburn Massey and Lydia Ann Powers. Mary Nash was the daughter of Robert Howell Majors and Lucy Bedford Rucker.
Source: Genealogy of Lori Singer (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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