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
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