Birth Name: Molly Z. Ephraim
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 22, 1986
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, as well as possibly one quarter French
Molly Ephraim is an American actress.
Molly was raised Jewish. Three of her grandparents are/were American Jews, while her paternal grandmother, who was born in France, is likely of non-Jewish background.
Molly’s paternal grandfather was Howard E. Ephraim (the son of Joseph Ephraim and Esther Goldstein). Howard was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Joseph was the son of Abraham Bear Ephraim and Nechama Sokoloff.
Molly’s paternal grandmother is named Josie/Madeleine Massicot. Josie was born in France.
Molly’s maternal grandfather is Eli/Al Philip Zebooker (the son of Moses A. Zebooker and Molly/Mollie). Eli was born in Pennsylvania, to Russian Jewish parents. Moses was the son of Chaim Leib Zebooker.
Molly’s maternal grandmother is Janet H. Reibstein (the daughter of Benjamin Reibstein and Rose Benjamin). Janet was born in Pennsylvania. Benjamin was also born in Pennsylvania, to Russian Jewish parents. Rose was born in Russia, to a Jewish family, and was the daughter of Ezra Benjamin and Jenny Bachman.
Sources: Genealogy of Molly Ephraim (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Molly’s paternal grandfather, Howard E. Ephraim, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Molly Ephraim (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Molly’s maternal grandfather, Eli/Al Philip Zebooker, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Molly’s maternal grandmother, Janet H. Reibstein, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org