Birth Name: Erin Beth Cardillo
Place of Birth: White Plains, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 17, 1977
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Erin Cardillo is an American actress, producer, and television writer.
She is married to actor Joe Towne, with whom she has a son.
Erin has said:
I’m not a religious person-I’m half Catholic and half Jewish, and generally very cynical…
Erin’s paternal grandfather was Arnold Umberto Cardillo (the son of Arnaldo/Arnold Umberto Cardillo and Carmella Sullo). Erin’s grandfather Arnold was born in New York. Erin’s great-grandfather Arnaldo was from Italy. Carmella was born in New York, to parents from Italy.
Erin’s paternal grandmother was named Rose Theresa D’Ambrosio. Rose was of Italian descent.
Erin’s maternal grandfather’s surname may have been Zatzkin.
Sources: Erin’s paternal grandfather, Arnold Umberto Cardillo, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Erin’s paternal grandfather, Arnold Umberto Cardillo – http://mcmahonfuneralhome.com