Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 2, 1973
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous]
Marisol Nichols is an American actress. She is known for her roles on 24 and Riverdale, and in the film Vegas Vacation.
Marisol was raised by her mother, Maria, who is a Texan of Mexican descent, and her stepfather Randy. Her biological father, a Flamenco dancer, is Jewish, from a family from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Hungary.
She has a daughter with her husband, cinematographer and director Taron Lexton.
Marisol’s paternal grandfather was Elmer Wallace Falkenhof (the son of Solomon/Salomon/Sol/Saul Falkenhof and Helen/Nellie Rosenberg). Elmer was born in Ohio. Solomon was a Jewish emigrant from Germany, and was the son of Isaac Falkenhof and Rebecca Popert. Helen was born in Michigan, to Jewish parents from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Henry Rosenberg and Rose Buchsbaum.
Marisol’s paternal grandmother was Rose Fried (the daughter of Dazio/Daniel/Jack Fried and Irene Israel/Izrael). Rose was born in Ohio, to Jewish emigrant parents. Dazio was born in Hungary, and was the son of Jacob Fried and Rosa Fried. Irene was born in Nagyvarad, later Oradea, in Hungary or Romania, and was the daughter of Franz Israel and Sarah Greenbaum.
Marisol’s maternal grandfather was Isabel Jose Martinez (the son of Isabel Martinez.and Eusebia Lerma). Marisol’s grandfather Isabel was born in Texas. Marisol’s great-grandfather Isabel was the son of Francisco Martinez Trevino and Serviana Villarreal. Eusebia was born in Texas, to parents from Nuevo León, Mexico, Manuel Lerma Hernandez and Felicidad Villareal Martinez.
Marisol’s maternal grandmother was Eliza Aguirre (the daughter of Arnulfo Aguirre and Francisca Martinez). Eliza was born in Texas. Arnulfo was the son Alejandro Aguirre and Martina Ybañez. Francisca was born in Texas, to Mexican parents, Juan Martinez Herrera and Prudenciana Flores Garcia, from Zacatecas and Coahuila, respectively.
Sources: Marisol’s paternal grandfather, Elmer Wallace Falkenhof, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Marisol’s paternal great-grandparents, Solomon/Salomon/Sol/Saul Falkenhof and Helen/Nellie Rosenberg – https://www.familysearch.org
Marisol’s paternal grandmother, Rose Fried, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Marisol’s paternal great-grandparents, Dazio/Daniel/Jack Fried and Irene Israel/Izrael – https://www.familysearch.org