Aaron Michael Metchik

Metchik in 2009, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 22, 1980

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Aaron Michael Metchik is an American actor, writer, and director.

His brother is actor Asher Metchik. His mother is drama teacher Robyn Metchik. Robyn was Zac Efron‘s high school drama teacher before he became a known actor.

Aaron’s paternal grandfather was Aaron Metchik (the son of Moses Metchik and Pauline/Paulina). Aaron’s grandfather Aaron was born in London, England. Moses was a Russian Jewish emigrant, who was the son of Isaac Wolf Metchik, who was born in Litovsk, Brest, Belarus, and of Hanya Ruskin. Pauline was born in England, to Russian Jewish parents.

Aaron’s paternal grandmother was Janet Friedman (the daughter of Sam Friedman and Rose Naveen). Janet was born in New York, to Jewish parents from Russia/Lithuania.

Aaron’s maternal grandfather was Harold Norman Gordon (the son of Mike M. Gordon and Leona Albert). Harold was born in Minnesota, and was a prominent physician, who worked on the first heart transplant. Mike was a Lithuanian Jewish immigrant. Leona was born in Minnesota, to Russian Jewish parents, Isaac Albert and Annie.

Aaron’s maternal grandmother was Margery/Margie Elvis Lynch (the daughter of Jack/Jacob Myer/Mayer Lynch/Lynchiz and Rose Sheinberg/Shainberg). Margery was born in Kentucky. Jack was born in Ohio, to Russian Jewish parents, David Lynchiz and Sarah Perlitch. Rose was born in Tennessee, and was the daughter of Jacob “Jake” Sheinberg/Shainberg and Ida Schreiber/Schriber, who were Jewish emigrants from the Russian Empire, with roots in Briceni, Bessarabia/Moldova.

Sources: Genealogy of Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Aaron Metchik (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Aaron Metchik, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Aaron’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Aaron’s maternal grandfather was Harold Norman Gordon (son of Mike M. Gordon and Leona Albert). Mike was born in Lithuania and was of Jewish descent. Leona was born in Minnesota to Russian Jewish parents Isaac Albert and Annie.

    Aaron’s maternal grandmother was called Margery Lynch (daughter of Jack/Jacob Myer Lynch/Lynchiz and Rose Sheinberg). Jack was born in Ohio to Russian Jewish parents David Lynchiz and Sarah Perlitch. Rose was born in Tennessee to Ukrainian Jewish parents Jacob Sheinberg/Shainberg and Ida Schreiber.

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