Lola Bessis

05/15/2015 – Lola Bessis – 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – “Irrational Man” Premiere – Arrivals – Palais des Festivals – Cannes, France – Photo Credit: Laurent Koffel /

Birth Name: Lola Tamar Eliane Désirée Bessis

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 30 November, 1992

Ethnicity: Sephardi Jewish, possibly other

Lola Bessis is a French actress, screenwriter, and director. She is the daughter of Daniela Lumbroso, an actress, and Jean-Louis Bessis, a lawyer.

Her mother was born in Tunis, Tunisia, to Sephardi Jewish parents.

Lola’s maternal grandfather was named Mario Giacomo Eugenio Lumbroso. Mario is an economist. The Lumbroso family is from Livorno, Tuscany, Italy.

Lola’s maternal grandmother was Eliane Ronco (the daughter of Tito Ronco and Rosa Ascoli). Eliane had roots in both Province of Massa and Carrara, Tuscany, Italy and Tunis, Tunisia. Her family had lived in both places for many generations. Rosa’s mother was surnamed Disegni.

Sources: Genealogy of Lola Bessis –

Genealogy of Lola’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

3 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    her father is Tunisian Jewish too with a surname like that.

  2. andrew says:

    Her maternal grandfather (full name Mario Giacomo Eugenio Lumbroso) is an economist. The Lumbroso family is from Livorno, Tuscany, Italy.

  3. bablah says:

    Birth name: Lola Tamar Eliane Désirée Bessis

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