Place of Birth: Mt. Kisco, New York
Date of Birth: June 16, 1964
*Costa Rican-Spanish (mother)
*unclear (biological father)
Danny Burstein is an American actor. He is married to actress Rebecca Luker.
Danny’s mother, Virginia (Vega), who is Catholic, is from Costa Rica (with Spanish ancestry). Danny’s mother and biological father separated when he was two months old.
When Danny was six, his mother married Harvey Burstein. Harvey, who became Danny’s stepfather, helped raise him. Harvey is from a Jewish family.
It is not (publicly) clear what Danny’s biological father’s ancestry is. Danny’s first language is Spanish. Danny has also said that his mother has some degree of Sephardi Jewish ancestry, although his mother and her family were Catholic by religion.
Danny’s maternal grandparents are Francisco A. Vega (the son of Jeami Vega and Maria Alvarado) and Alicia. Francisco was born in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Source: Obituary of Danny’s maternal grandfather, Francisco A. Vega – http://www.findagrave.com
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