Debra Winger

by follers on December 29, 2013

Robert F. Kennedy Center 2013 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner in New York City - Arrivals

Birth Name: Debra Lynn Winger

Place of Birth: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 16, 1955

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Debra Winger is an American actress and producer.

Debra is the daughter of Ruth (Felder) and Robert Jack Winger. She was born to a Jewish family. Debra is married to actor and director Arliss Howard, with whom she has a son. She also has a son, documentary filmmaker Noah Hutton, with her former husband, actor and director Timothy Hutton.

Debra’s paternal grandfather was Israel/Isadore Benjamin I. Winger (the son of Nissan Winger and Esther Rose Petrinick). Isadore was a Jewish emigrant, from either Austria or Hungary.

Debra’s paternal grandmother was Mali/Merriam Kalkstein (the daughter of Shmuel Kalkstein and Toba). Mali was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant.

Debra’s maternal grandfather was Emmanuel/Emanuel H. Felder (the son of Herman Felder and Esther Berkovitz/Berkowitz). Emmanuel was born in New York, to Hungarian Jewish parents.

Debra’s maternal grandmother was Theresa C. Benjamin (the daughter of Ben Benjamin and Mary Schneider). Theresa was born in Ohio, to Russian Jewish parents.

Sources: Genealogy of Debra Winger (focusing on her father’s side) –

Debra’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Debra’s maternal grandfather, Emmanuel/Emanuel H. Felder, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Debra’s maternal grandmother, Theresa C. Benjamin, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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neiltennant July 26, 2017 at 8:39 am
andrew April 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm

she looks lorraine bracco in that pic

follers December 29, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Ethnic, is there a picture, please? Also for Hedy Lamarr and (maybe) Luise Rainer.

ethnic December 30, 2013 at 7:22 am

hmm so far no Hedy Lamarr and Luise Rainer

follers December 30, 2013 at 12:33 pm

I thought you could use the free Wikipedia pictures?

ethnic January 1, 2014 at 7:51 am

I was wondering why I couldn’t find them on PR or bigstock. Anyway done!

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