Birth Name: Adrian George Zmed
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 14, 1954
Adrian Zmed is an American actor, singer, and television personality. He is known for starring in the film Grease 2 and the television series T.J. Hooker.
Adrian is the son of Persida (née Golub; later Sadie Smith) and George Zmed (later George Zmed-Smith). His father was a Romanian Orthodox archpriest, who was born in Illinois, to parents from Comlosu Mare, Timisoara, Romania, and who later lived there again. His mother was from Cerneteaz, Romania.
Adrian’s paternal grandparents were Nicolae Zmed (the son of Vincent Zmed and Máriá Poppesco) and Paraschiva/Chiva Bălan (the daughter of Ion Bălan and Ioana Petromoneat/Petromăneanț).
Sources: Birth record of Adrian’s father – https://familysearch.org
Passenger record of Adrian’s family – https://familysearch.org
Ship manifest record of Adrian’s paternal grandfather, Nicolae Zmed – http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org
Death record of Adrian’s paternal grandmother, Paraschiva/Chiva (Bălan) Zmed – https://familysearch.org
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