Birth Name: Erica Fawn Gimpel
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S
Date of Birth: June 25, 1964
Erica Gimpel is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and dancer. She is the daughter of writer Joseph Gimpel and singer Phyllis Bash. Her father was of Slovenian descent. Her mother is African-American.
Erica’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Frank “Joe” Gimpel (the son of Louis Gimpel and Carolina/Caroline Pogolsneeh). Joseph was born in Colorado, to Slovenian parents.
Erica’s paternal grandmother was named Mary Rose Troyer (the daughter of Jacob/Jack Troyer/Trojor/Trogier and Jennie). Mary Rose was born in Colorado, to Slovenian parents.
Obituary of Erica’s father – https://www.legacy.com
Erica’s paternal grandmother, Mary Rose Troyer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Erica’s paternal great-grandparents, Jacob/Jack Troyer/Trojor/Trogier and Jennie, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org