Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 10, 1998
Ethnicity: Latvian, Ashkenazi Jewish
Ruby Jerins is an American actress.
Ruby is the daughter of Alana and Edgar Jerins. Ruby’s sister, Sterling Jerins, is also an actress. They were raised Jewish.
Ruby’s father is an artist from Omaha, Nebraska, and is of Latvian descent. Ruby’s mother is an actress from North Carolina, and is from a Jewish family. Ruby’s family belongs to a Conservative Jewish synagogue, which may mean that Ruby’s father converted to Judaism.
Ruby’s paternal grandparents were Gunars Stanislaus Jerins (the son of Janis Jerins and Pauline Subris) and Rita Cepure. Gunars and Rita were Latvian immigrants.
Ruby’s maternal grandparents likely were Stuart Teichman and Barbara Ross.
Ruby is pictured with her parents and sister here.
Sources: Interview with Ruby’s father – http://musicandartinterviews.blogspot.com
Obituary of Ruby’s uncle (father’s brother), Toms Erik Jerins – http://www.omaha.com
Obituary of Ruby’s paternal grandfather, Gunars Stanislaus Jerins – http://www.findagrave.com
Immigration record of Ruby’s paternal grandmother, Rita Cepure – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ruby’s paternal step-grandmother, Anne M. (Fridrich) Jerins – http://www.legacy.com
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