Sterling Jerins

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

Date of Birth: June 15, 2004

Ethnicity: Latvian, Ashkenazi Jewish

Sterling Jerins is an American actress.

Sterling is the daughter of Alana and Edgar Jerins. Sterling’s sister, Ruby Jerins, is also an actress. They were raised Jewish.

Sterling’s father is an artist from Omaha, Nebraska, and is of Latvian descent. Sterling’s mother is an actress from North Carolina, and is from a Jewish family. Sterling’s family belongs to a Conservative Jewish synagogue, which may mean that Sterling’s father converted to Judaism.

Sterling’s paternal grandparents were Gunars Stanislaus Jerins (the son of Janis Jerins and Pauline Subris) and Rita Cepure. Gunars and Rita were Latvian immigrants.

Sterling’s maternal grandparents likely were Stuart Teichman and Barbara Ross.

Sterling is pictured with her parents and sister here.

Sources: Interview with Sterling’s father – http://musicandartinterviews.blogspot.com

Obituary of Sterling’s uncle (father’s brother), Toms Erik Jerins – http://www.omaha.com

Obituary of Sterling’s paternal grandfather, Gunars Stanislaus Jerins – http://www.findagrave.com

Immigration record of Sterling’s paternal grandmother, Rita Cepure – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Sterling’s paternal step-grandmother, Anne M. (Fridrich) Jerins – http://www.legacy.com

Photo by Debby Wong/www.bigstockphoto.com

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