Birth Name: Gina Edna Hecht
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 6, 1952
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Gina Hecht is an American actress.
Gina is the daughter of stage actress Pauline Hecht (born Pauline Julienne Meyer) and Harold Hecht. Gina’s parents were Jewish. Gina is married to Brian Herskowitz.
Gina’s paternal grandparents were Jacob S. Hecht and Edna Heymann. Jacob and Edna were born in New York, to parents from Germany.
Gina’s maternal grandfather was Marcus N. Meyer (the son of Archille Meyer and Maline/Mallina Kahn). Archille was born in Wolfisheim, Alsace-Lorraine, France. Maline was born in Louisiana, to parents from France.
Gina’s maternal grandmother was Carrie Dreyfus (the daughter of Jules/Julius/Josué Dreyfus and Pauline Haas). Jules was born in Schirrhoffen, Alsace-Lorraine, the son of Jacques Dreyfus and Juliette/Judel Kahn. Pauline was born in Pfastatt, Alsace-Lorraine, the daughter of Léopold Haas and Fanni Weill.
Sources: Birth record of Gina Hecht – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Gina’s brother – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Gina’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
Gina’s maternal grandfather, Marcus N. Meyer, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
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