Jaime Ray Newman

Newman in 2015, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Place of Birth: Farmington Hills, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 2, 1978

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jaime Ray Newman is an American actress, producer, and singer. Her roles include the series General Hospital, Veronica Mars, Eastwick, Eureka, Drop Dead Diva, Red Widow, Mind Games, Wicked City, Bates Motel, The Punisher, The Magicians, Midnight, Texas; Little Fires Everywhere, Dopesick, and The Time Traveler’s Wife, the films Sex and Breakfast, Altered Minds, Skin (2018), Valley of the Gods, MK Ultra, Golda (2023), Tatami, and, in voice performance, Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts and Tarzan (2013); and the made-for-tv movie Wedding Daze.

Jaime is the daughter of Marsha and Fredric Newman. She is married to Israeli-born writer/director Guy Nattiv, with whom she has two children. Guy is the grandson of Holocaust survivors. Jaime is a cousin of actor Ben Kurland.

Jaime’s paternal grandfather was named Albert Newman (the son of Rubin/Ruben Benj Newman and Nettie). Rubin was from Lithuania. Nettie was from Poland.

Jaime’s paternal grandmother was Phyllis Ruth Wener (the daughter of Samuel Wener and Lillian Hershcovitz). Samuel was born in Smila/Smela, Cherkas’ka oblast, Ukraine, the son of Frank Wener and Ida Shatz, who was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. Lillian was born in Romania.

Jaime’s maternal grandfather was named (Adolph) Ray Raphael (likely the son of Louis Raphael and Esther). Louis was from Poland. Esther was from Russia.

Jaime’s maternal grandmother was Ettie Sacks (the daughter of Wolf Sacks and Sarah Kaplan). Wolf was born in Russia, the son of Harry Sacks and Rebecca. Sarah was born in England, the daughter of Samuel Kaplan and Hannah.

Sources: Marriage announcement of Jaime’s parents – http://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of Jaime’s paternal grandfather, Albert Newman – http://www.irakaufman.com

Genealogy of Jaime’s paternal grandmother, Phyllis Ruth Wener (focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Jaime’s maternal grandmother, Ettie (Sacks) Raphael Handelman – http://www.legacy.com

Marriage record of Jaime’s maternal great-grandparents, Wolf Sacks and Sarah Kaplan – http://www.familysearch.org

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