Andrea Gabriel

Gabriel in 2011, photo by

Birth Name: Andrea D. Monkarsh

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 4, c. mid 1970s

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Andrea Gabriel is an American actress.

Andrea is the daughter of actors Sandy Gabriel (born Sandra Cohen) and John Gabriel (born Jack Arnold Monkarsh). Her parents are/were both Jewish. They are pictured here. Her sister is actress Melissa Gabriel.

Andrea is married to Gregory Papigny.

Andrea’s paternal grandfather was Harold M. “Harry” Monkarsh (the son of Louis Norman/Aria Monkarsh and Rachel/Rose Gable/Milkowitz). Harold was born in then-Mandatory Palestine, now Israel, to Polish Jewish parents.

Andrea’s paternal grandmother was Rae Bregman (the daughter of Morris Bregman and Fanny/Fannie Isenberg). Morris was the son of Yitzchak Bregman and Rachel Wagman. Andrea’s great-grandmother Rae was born in Canada, to a father from Russia and a mother from Poland.

Andrea’s maternal grandfather was named Max Cohen.

Andrea’s maternal grandmother was named Betty.


Genealogy of Andrea Gabriel (focusing on her father’s side) –

Marriage record of Andrea’s paternal grandparents, Harold M. “Harry” Monkarsh and Rae Bregman –

Andrea’s paternal grandparents, Harold M. “Harry” Monkarsh and Rae Bregman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. Yeravam says:

    Reminds me of Emanuelle Chriqui

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