Date of Birth: January 12, 1998
*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% British Isles, distant Dutch
Gabriel Rush is an American actor. He has appeared in the films Moonrise Kingdom, A Little Game, Christmas All Over Again, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019), When Everything’s Gone, The Blue Mountain, Linoleum, and Nobody’s Home, and in the made-for-tv movie No Letting Go (2015).
He is from Brewster, New York. Gabriel’s father is American, and has half Russian Jewish ancestry. Gabriel’s mother is Swedish, from Trelleborg. He has dual U.S.-Swedish citizenship.
Gabriel’s paternal grandfather is Jon Neil Rush, an artist and educator (the son of Francis Rush and Annabelle/Annabel Roslin Skuller/Sculler). Jon was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Francis was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Jacob S. Rush and Jennie Sarah/R. Levy, who were Russian Jews. Annabelle was born in Ohio, to Russian Jewish parents, Nathan Skuller and Fannie Sternberg.
Gabriel’s paternal grandmother was Mary Jane Beattie (the daughter of Robert Clark Beattie and Margaret Elizabeth Whitfield/Whittfield). Mary Jane was born in Michigan. Robert was the son of Reuben James Beattie and Ida May/Mae Webb/Beardslee. Margaret was the daughter of Walter William Whitfield and Ida Mary/May Elwood.
Sources: Genealogy of Gabriel Rush (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Gabriel’s paternal great-grandfather, Francis Rush, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Gabriel’s paternal great-grandmother, Annabelle/Annabel Roslin Skuller/Sculler, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org