Birth Name: Bradley Mitchell Silberling
Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Date of Birth: September 8, 1963
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, Irish, possibly other (mother, who converted to Judaism)
Brad Silberling is an American television and film director.
Brad is the son of Joyce Anne (Tucker) and Robert Murray Silberling. Brad’s father was from a Jewish family. Brad’s mother converted to Judaism. Brad is married to actress Amy Brenneman, with whom he has two children.
Brad’s maternal grandfather was Elsworth/Ellsworth Horsford/Hosford “Tom” Tucker (the son of Edgar Ruthven Tucker and Annie Lillian Horsford/Hosford). Edgar was the son of Warren Chandler Tucker and Sarah Elizabeth Stanles/Staples. Annie was the daughter of Joseph Horsford and Katherine Withers, who were from Ireland.
Sources: Obituary of Brad’s father – http://www.ccgfuneralhome.com
Brad’s maternal grandfather, Elsworth/Ellsworth Horsford/Hosford “Tom” Tucker, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Brad’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Louise Ellen Tucker – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brad’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Louise Ellen (Tucker) Hardy – http://www.genlookups.com
Marriage record of Brad’s maternal great-grandparents, Edgar Ruthven Tucker and Annie Lillian Horsford/Hosford – http://www.familysearch.org
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