Elisabeth Moss

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

Moss in 2013, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Elisabeth Singleton Moss

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 24, 1982

Ethnicity: English, Swedish, German, Austrian

Elisabeth Moss is an American actress. She is the daughter of Linda and Ronald Charles Moss, both musicians. Her father was British and her mother American.

Elisabeth’s maternal grandfather was Bernard Hugo Ekstrom (the son of Ernest Petter Ekstrom and Judith Linnea Nelson/Nilson). Bernard was born in Illinois, to Swedish parents. Ernest was born in Gothenburg, Göteborg, Västra Götaland County, the son of Karl Ludvig Ekström and Amanda Josefina Rassmusson.

Elisabeth’s maternal grandmother was Betty Jane Hammersmith/Hammerschmitt (the daughter of Bernard Hammerschmidt/Haumerchmett/Hammersmith/Hammerschmitt and Gertrude Beyer). Betty was born in Illinois. Bernard was the son of Joseph Hammerschmitt and Anna/Annie Constantia Elisabetha Krug, both of whom were the children of German immigrants. Gertrude was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Joseph Beyer, who was Austrian, and of Kunigunda/Kunigunde Kestler, who was from Bavaria, Germany.

Sources: Genealogy of Elisabeth Moss – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Elisabeth’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertrude Beyer (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com

3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    She was married to Fred Armisen.

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