Camryn Manheim

Manheim in 2018, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name Debra Manheim

Place of Birth: Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 8, 1961

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Camryn Manheim is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Sylvia, a teacher, and Jerome Manheim, a mathematics professor. Her son is actor Milo Manheim.

She is reported to be five foot ten inches tall.

Camryn’s paternal grandfather was Herman Manheim (the son of Elias E. Manheim and Jennie/Jenny Harris). Herman was born in Tennessee. Elias was a German Jewish immigrant, and was the son of Herman Manheim and Yetta Elias. Jennie was born in Illinois, to German Jewish parents.

Camryn’s paternal grandmother was Camille/Camilla K. Fantl (the daughter of Henry Fantl and Veronika/Fronie/Veronij Lederer). Camille was born in Illinois, to Czech Jewish parents. Veronika was the daughter of Josef Lederer, who was born in Slatina, Plzeň Region, and of Anna Singer, who was born in Poříč, Letohrad, Pardubice Region.

Camryn’s maternal grandfather was named Samuel “Sam” Nuchow. Samuel was a Polish Jew. He was an early organizer of the Millinery Workers Union.

Camryn’s maternal grandmother was named Esther/Estelle Liebman. Esther was a Polish Jew.

Sources: Interview with Camryn Manheim –

Genealogies of Camryn Manheim (focusing on her own father’s side) –

Camryn’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Camryn’s paternal grandfather, Herman Manheim, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Camryn’s paternal great-grandfather, Elias E. Manheim –

Genealogy of Camryn’s mother –

Camryn’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

10 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    You should report her height as 178 cm too.

    Unlike Americans, most people in the world use the metric system.

  2. andrew says:

    Her surname is obviously after Mannheim

  3. bablah says:

    ”She is reported to be five foot ten inches tall.”


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