Eddie Fisher

Date of Birth: August 10, 1928

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Death: September 22, 2010

Place of Death: Berkeley, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Eddie Fisher was an American singer and actor. He was the most successful pop singles artist of the first half of the 1950s.

Eddie was the son of Gitte Kathrine “Kate” (Minicker/Minocker/Winokur) and Joseph D. Tisch/Fisher, who were Jewish immigrants from Ukraine/Russia. His mother was born in Yampil’ Vinnyts’ka.

Eddie was married to Betty Lin, until her death. He had four children: actress and writer Carrie Fisher and filmmaker Todd Fisher, with his former wife, singer, actress, and humanitarian Debbie Reynolds; and actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, with his former wife, singer and actress Connie Stevens. He was the grandfather of actress Billie Lourd.

Eddie’s paternal grandfather was named Mojsche/Morris Tisch/Fisher (the son of Ansel Taesch/Tesch and Esther).

Eddie’s paternal grandmother was named Sarah Peltzer.

Eddie’s maternal grandparents were named Zelig/Selig Zadik Minicker/Minniker/Winokur and Neche “Ida” Hudel.

Sources: Genealogies of Eddie Fisher – https://www.geni.com
http://gw.geneanet.org
https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Eddie Fisher (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com

3 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

  2. neiltennant says:

    Both of his daughters Carrie and Joely Fisher looked nearly the same although they had two different mothers

    namely DEBBIE REYNOLDS and CONNIE STEVENS

    carrie fisher 10 years ago looked exactly like JOELY FISHER now

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