Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: July 20, 1967
*mother – Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish
Rodney Eastman is a Canadian actor and musician. He starred as Joey Crusel in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, two of the highest-grossing horror films of the 1980s. He also appeared in Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers, Deadly Weapon, Clubland, The Caveman’s Valentine, I Spit on Your Grave (2010), Janie Jones, and Spork, and in the made-for-tv movies The Preppie Murder and No One Would Tell. He is a member of music band King Straggler, alongside actors Brentley Gore and John Hawkes.
His mother is of half Italian and half Romanian Jewish descent. His family moved to Los Angeles, California, when he was five.
Rodney’s paternal grandfather was named Thomas Eastman. Thomas was born in Canada.
Rodney’s paternal grandmother was named Henrietta. Henrietta was born in Canada.
Rodney’s maternal grandfather was named Ernesto Giuseppe DiFiore. Ernesto was born in Québec.
Rodney’s maternal grandmother was Faye Marcovitz (the daughter of Isidore Marcovitz/Marcovici and Ida Schoilovitz). Faye was born in Québec. Isidore was born in Tecuci, Romania, the son of Yonko Marcovitz. Ida was born in Paris, France, to parents from Romania, David Schoilovitz and D’Vora Goldenberg.
Source: Genealogy of Rodney Eastman – http://genealogy.com