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 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, Jacob Harris and Esther.
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/Joseph 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 – https://jewishjournal.com
Genealogies of Camryn Manheim (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Camryn’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Camryn’s paternal grandfather, Herman Manheim, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Camryn’s paternal great-grandfather, Elias E. Manheim – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Camryn’s mother – https://www.geni.com
Camryn’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
You should report her height as 178 cm too.
Unlike Americans, most people in the world use the metric system.
and have no idea of what 5’10 means.
I’ve often wondered why those that use the metric system don’t say, in Camryn’s case, 1 meter 7.8 decimeters. Imperial units users never say I’m, again in Camryn’s case, I’m 70 inches tall, we say the feet and inches. I wonder if it’s a question of convenience or a difference in the desire for being more exacting. Just a curiosity I have.
Other than that, reporting height shouldn’t be added to profiles unless the height happens to be particularly rare. The additions would be too taxing and the cost outweigh the benefits. If added you have to worry about debates as many famous people either embellish their height or the reports are conflicting. Plus there are many other resources that mention height, imdb for one.
Just to enforce it however, Camryn’s height isn’t particularly note worthy.
Decimeters are not actually used for height
It’s 1 meter and 78 centimeters or 178 centimeters (written form)
Any particular reason why it isn’t used? Too clunky to say/write? From a technical standpoint, it would not be inaccurate to us.
Whoops, meant use*.
If you say the height in centimeters (or in meters and centimeters) you don’t have to add “point something”, which takes more time to say. That’s why.
But people do say things like 2.3 meters..The metric system is all ten based, saying the point is practically what the system was made for.. l suppose it doesn’t matter. Was just wondering. Thanks for the input.
Yes, but not for human height. Since it’s the centimeters that are of interest to us when discussing our height, it would be pointless to round off to decimeters. If your 2,3 meters example was a height I would say “two and thirty” in my own language.
So Camryn would be “one and seventy eight” when spoken… Alright makes more sense to me than the written form. Sorry I didn’t get that before.
Her surname is obviously after Mannheim
”She is reported to be five foot ten inches tall.”
A real giant she is, hahaha
Now she’s making me feel short.
… for an American woman, that is, who isn’t a model/basketball player.
She is tallish for a woman of her age but not a “giant” anyway
Since most people in showbiz are under the 180cm range, her 178cm frame is still impressive
She’s German, and most Germans are really tall
Not exactly German, she wouldn’t stand out in Germany though.