Birth Name: Tania Raymonde Helen Katz
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 22, 1988
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Corsican Italian (mother)
Tania Raymonde is an American actress and artist. Her roles include the films Children on Their Birthdays, The Other Side of the Tracks, The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle, Wild Cherry, Chillerama, Trophy Kids, Crazy Eyes, Blue Like Jazz, Texas Chainsaw 3D, Cliffs of Freedom, and Deep Blue Sea 3, and television’s The Nightmare Room, Lost, Death Valley, Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret, The Last Ship, and Goliath.
Tania is the daughter of Anna-Maria and Jon Katz. Her father was American, of Russian Jewish and Austrian Jewish descent. Her mother is from Bastia, Corsica, France, of Italian descent, and is Catholic.
Tania has said:
I was raised Jewish and Catholic. We did Christmas and Hanukkah… My mom was really into going to synagogue, and wanted to convert, but it just never happened.
A video of Tania visiting Corsica can be seen here. Tania is fluent in French.
Tania’s paternal grandfather was Bertram Katz (the son of Abraham Katz and Julia Sacher). Bertram was born in Ohio, to a Russian Jewish father and an Austrian Jewish mother.
Tania’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Hume (the daughter of Abraham “Abe” Hume and Helen Rubenstein). Eleanor was born in Pennsylvania, to Russian Jewish parents.
Tania’s maternal grandfather was named Henri Ferreti.
Tania’s maternal grandmother was named Augustine.
Sources: Obituary of Tania’s father – http://www.vindy.com
Tania’s paternal grandfather, Bertram Katz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Tania’s paternal grandfather, Bertram Katz – http://www4.vindy.com
Tania’s paternal grandmother, Eleanor Hume, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Tania’s maternal grandfather, Henri Ferreti – http://www.corsematin.com