Liz Sheridan

Birth Name: Elizabeth Ann Sheridan

Date of Birth: April 10, 1929

Place of Birth: Rye, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: April 15, 2022

Place of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

*father – Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English

Liz Sheridan was an American actress and dancer. She was known for her roles on the shows Seinfeld, as Jerry’s mother, and ALF.

She was the daughter of concert singer Elizabeth Poole-Jones and classical pianist Frank Sheridan. Her mother was born in Pennsylvania, to English parents. Liz was raised in Larchmont, New York.

She was married to jazz musician Dale Wales, until his death. The couple had a daughter, Stephanie, a photographer.

Liz’s paternal grandfather was Francis/Frank M. Sheridan (the son of Peter Sheridan and Rosa Casey). Francis was born in New York. Peter was Irish. Rosa was the daughter of Irish parents.

Liz’s paternal grandmother was Henrietta Rosenbaum (the daughter of Leopold Rosenbaum and Rosetta/Rose Somon/Soman). Henrietta was born in New York, to a German Jewish father and an English Jewish mother. Leopold was the son of Henrietta.

Liz’s maternal grandfather was named William E. Jones.

Liz’s maternal grandmother was Laura B. Poole (the daughter of William Joseph Poole and Eliza Hargraves). William was the son of Isaac Poole and Elizabeth Filtcher.

Sources: Liz Sheridan on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Liz’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

5 Responses

  1. porkarella says:

    Hahaha when a murican dies it’s like Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse passed away !

  2. jackson9 says:

    Paternal grandparents: Henrietta and Francis Sheridan (both from NY).
    Maternal grandfather: William E. Jones 1858 England.
    Maternal grandmother: Laura Poole (1863-1934), (England). She was the daughter of William Joseph Poole and Eliza Hargraves. William was the son of Isaac Poole (1807) and Elizabeth Filtcher (1809).
    @Follers, when you get the chance please confirm MLB left fielder Piniella and American author Santucci?

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