Birth Name: Summer Yasmine Bishil
Place of Birth: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 17, 1988
*father – Indian
*maternal grandfather – German, English, distant Dutch
*maternal grandmother – Mexican
Summer Bishil is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Towelhead, Crossing Over, Mooz-lum, The Last Airbender (2010), and Under the Silver Lake, and on television’s Return to Halloweentown, 90210, Lucky 7, and The Magicians. In Towelhead, she played the lead, a character of Lebanese descent growing up in the U.S. during the Gulf War in 1991. The film deals with racial attitudes toward Middle Eastern people in the U.S.
Her father is of Indian descent, and has Saudi Arabian citizenship. Her mother is of half European [German, English, and distant Dutch] and half Mexican ancestry. In 1991, her family moved to Saudi Arabia, and later Bahrain. They returned to the U.S. after the 9/11 attacks, living in San Diego and Arcadia, California.
Summer’s maternal grandfather is the son of Harry Thomas Rimer and Clara Mae Spears. Harry was the son of Harry Delvin Rimer and Julia Broomfield. Clara was the daughter of James William Spears and Lucy Coffman.
Summer’s maternal grandmother is the daughter of Manuel Rivera and Ramona Mejia.
Genealogy of Summer Bishil (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com