Birth Name: Shiva Rose Afshar
Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 8, 1969
*Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish, Welsh (mother)
Shiva Rose is an American actress, activist, and blogger.
Shiva is the daughter of Carol June (Ward) and Parviz Gharib-Afshar.
Her father is Iranian. Her mother has Irish, Welsh, and one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish, ancestry.
She has two children with her former husband, actor Dylan McDermott.
Shiva’s maternal grandfather was named Glenn Ward.
Shiva’s maternal grandmother was Rose Marie/Rosamarie Beerman/Beermann (the daughter of Gustave/Gustav Beerman and Mary Edith Griffeth/Griffith/Griffiths). Gustave was born in California, the son of Jewish emigrants, Adolph/Adolf Beermann, from Schweringen, Lower Saxony, Germany, and Rosalie Weisskopf, who was born in Kassejowitz, Bohemia. Shiva’s great-grandmother Edith was born in Montana, to a father from Wales and a mother from Iowa.
Sources: Genealogy of Shiva’s maternal grandmother, Rose Marie/Rosamarie Beerman/Beermann (focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Shiva’s maternal grandmother, Rose Marie/Rosamarie (Beerman/Beermann) Ward – http://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of Shiva’s maternal great-grandfather, Gustave/Gustav Beerman – https://www.findagrave.com
Shiva’s maternal great-grandfather, Gustave/Gustav Beerman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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