Birth Name: Jennifer Anne Ehle
Place of Birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 29, 1969
Ethnicity: English, German, Romanian
Jennifer Ehle is an English and American actress. She is the daughter of American author John Ehle (John Marsden Ehle, Jr.) and English actress Rosemary Harris (Rosemary Ann Harris). Her father had German and English ancestry. One of her maternal great-grandmothers was from Romania.
Jennifer is married to writer Michael Ryan, with whom she has two children.
Jennifer’s paternal grandfather was John Marsden Ehle (the son of John F. Ehle and Nancy Marsden). Jennifer’s grandfather John was born in West Virginia. Jennifer’s great-grandfather John was German. Nancy was English.
Jennifer’s paternal grandmother was Gladys Starnes (the daughter of John Pinkney Starnes and Elizabeth/Lillie/Lillian Smith). Gladys was born in North Carolina. John was the son of John Russell Starnes and Mary Ann Rich. Elizabeth was the daughter of Ransom Straud Smith and Evelyn.
Jennifer’s maternal grandfather was Stafford Berkely Harris (the son of George Henry Harris and Bertha Josephine Berkeley). Stafford was born in Fulham, London, England. George was the son of William Stanley Harris and Mary Jefferson. Bertha was born in Mediaș, in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania.
Jennifer’s maternal grandmother was Enid Maude Frances Campion.
Sources: Genealogy of Jennifer Ehle – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Jennifer Ehle (focusing on her father’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jennifer’s paternal great-grandfather, John Pinkney Starnes – http://www.psi-sc.com