Gina Gershon

Gina Gershon ethnicity

Gershon in 2013, photo by

Birth Name: Gina L. Gershon

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 10, 1962

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Gina Gershon is an American actress, singer, and author.

Gina was born in the Los Angeles suburb of Woodland Hills. Her mother, Mickey (Koppel), worked as an interior decorator, and her father, Stanley Gershon, was a salesman. Her paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families. Her maternal grandparents were born in Holland and/or Belgium, both of them to Jewish families from Poland. She has two older siblings, a brother Dan Gershon and a sister Tracey Gershon.

Gina’s paternal grandfather was named Joseph Gershon. Joseph was born in Missouri.

Gina’s paternal grandmother was named Peryle Bronstine. Peryle was born in Colorado.

Gina’s maternal grandfather was George Henry Koppel (the son of Isaac Moses Koppel and Sarah Rips).

Gina’s maternal grandmother was Estelle Kirsch (the daughter of Mayer Kirsch and Bessie Tartar).

Sources: Gina’s paternal grandparents, Joseph Gershon and Peryle Bronstine, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Gina’s maternal grandparents, George Henry Koppel and Estelle Kirsch, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

4 Responses

  1. fuzzybear44 says:

    All this time, I thought she was Italian

  2. phaedra says:

    She reminds me of Amy Winehouse, even though she can be her mother.

  3. andrew says:

    she fits in the “smoking hot” category

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