Beth Dover

Dover in 2018, photo by DFree/

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 29, 1978

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, Irish (mother)

Beth Dover is an American actress.

Beth’s father was born in Illinois, and is of Austrian Jewish, Romanian Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Ukrainian Jewish, descent. Beth’s mother is from Alabama, and is mostly of English and Irish ancestry. Her parents are pictured here and here.

Beth is married to actor Joe Lo Truglio, with whom she has a son.

Beth’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Marcus Dover (the son of Mandel Dover and Rachel Schoenfield). Samuel was born in Illinois. Mandel was from Austria. Rachel was born in Odessa, Russia (now Ukraine).

Beth’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Michaels (the daughter of Isadore Michaels and Sara/Sarah Frank). Beatrice was born in New Jersey. Isadore was born in Bucharest, Romania, the son of Max Michaels. Sara was also from Romania.

Beth’s maternal grandfather was Fred C. Nelson (the son of John H. Nelson and Alcie Smith). John was born in Alabama, the son of Margret. Alcie was born in Alabama, the daughter of George Washington Smith and Annette Miranda “Nettie” Smith.

Beth’s maternal grandmother was Doris/Dorris Ledlow (the daughter of Lester Ledlow and Ann “Annie” McLaughlin). Doris was born in Alabama. Lester was born in Alabama, the son of Allen Ledlow and Ellen/Hattie Layton. Ann was also born in Alabama.

Sources: Obituary of Beth’s half-brother –

Obituary of Beth’s maternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) –

Marriage record of Beth’s maternal grandparents, Fred C. Nelson and Doris/Dorris Ledlow –

Obituary of Beth’s maternal grandmother, Doris/Dorris (Ledlow) Nelson –

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