Birth Name: Derek Anthony Klena
Place of Birth: San Dimas, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 3, 1991
*Sephardi Jewish, Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Derek Klena is an American actor and singer.
Derek is married to Elycia Scriven.
Derek’s maternal grandfather was Sol Altman (the son of Joseph/Joe Altman and Lillian/Lillie Behar). Sol was born in New York, to Turkish Jewish parents.
Derek’s maternal grandmother is Olga Wien (the daughter of Harry Wien and Etta Horwitz). Olga was born in California, to a German Jewish father and a Russian Jewish/Latvian Jewish mother. Etta was born in Kraslava, Latvia, the daughter of Harry Horwitz and Chava Gitel “Eva” Lifschitz.
Sources: Marriage record of Derek’s maternal grandparents, Sol Altman and Olga Wien – https://www.familysearch.org
Derek’s maternal grandfather, Sol Altman, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Derek’s maternal grandfather, Sol Altman – https://www.legacy.com
Derek’s maternal grandmother, Olga Wien, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org