Birth Name: Rachelle Marie Lefevre
Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: February 1, 1979
*French, Irish (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Rachelle Lefevre is a Canadian actress. She played Victoria in the first two Twilight films.
Rachelle is the daughter of Esther Riva (Gerlovin) and Alan Lefevre. Her father was of Irish and French descent. Her mother was Jewish (of Russian Jewish descent). Rachelle’s stepfather was a rabbi. Rachel self-identifies as Jewish.
She has stated that her paternal grandmother was from Northern Ireland. She expressed an interest in obtaining a European passport, to enable her to live and work in Europe. Unfortunately, as the hospital where her grandmother was born has burned down, there are no records to let her obtain a passport.
Rachelle’s maternal grandfather was named Samuel Gerlovin.
Rachelle’s maternal grandmother was named Clara Fuchs/Fox.
Obituary of Rachelle’s maternal grandmother, Clara (Fuchs/Fox) Gerlovin – https://newspaperarchive.com