Birth Name: Maria Cláudia Silva Carneiro
Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Birth: 6 February, 1963
Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, Sephardi Jewish, Indigenous, possibly other]
Claudia Ohana is a Brazilian actress and singer.
Her name Ohana comes from her maternal grandmother. Her half-sibling is screenwriter, film director, and author João Emanuel Carneiro. She has a daughter, actress Dandara Guerra, with her former husband, Portuguese-Brazilian film director and screenwriter Ruy Guerra.
Claudia’s maternal grandfather was named Romeu Rodrigues Silva.
Cláudia’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of Joseph Abraham “José Abraão” Ohana and Eudóxia/Eudácia Nogueira. José was born in Faro, Portugal, to Sephardi Jewish parents from Morocco, Abraham Haim Ohana/Bar-Hana, who was from Fez, and Rachel Amzalak. Eudóxia was born in Amazonas, the daughter of Miguel Nogueira, and was of at least partial Indigenous Brazilian descent.
Source: Genealogy of Cláudia’s maternal grandmother – http://www.geni.com