Birth Name: Daniel Paul Futterman
Place of Birth: Silver Spring, Maryland
Date of Birth: June 8, 1967
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Dan Futterman is an American actor and screenwriter. His family is Jewish (from Russia, Austria, Hungary, and Ukraine). Dan is married to Anya Epstein, the sister of baseball executive Theo Epstein. Anya is also Jewish.
Dan’s paternal grandparents were Louis Futterman (the son of Shimon/Samuel Futterman and Chaje/Ida Chrystal) and Mildred “Millie” Friedman (the daughter of Alexander Joseph Friedman and Nettie Offner). Louis was born in Kishinev, Russia (now in Moldovia). Millie was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Austria/Hungary.
Dan’s maternal grandparents were Joseph Roth and Sylvia Kirschbaum. Joseph was born in Nemyriv, Ukraine.
Source: Obituary of Dan’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Roth – http://www.nytimes.com
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