Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 28, 1955
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Gilbert Gottfried is an American comedian and actor. His stand-up material often includes racial relations and religion.
Gilbert is the son of Lillian (Zimmerman) and Max Gottfried. His father was a Polish Jewish immigrant. His mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. His sister is photographer Arlene Gottfried.
Gilbert is married to Dara Kravitz (Dara is also Jewish).
Gilbert’s maternal grandparents were Charles Zimmerman and Minnie. Minnie was born in Odessa.
Sources: Interview about Gilbert’s Jewish upbringing – http://www.jewishjournal.com
Information about Gilbert’s family history (mentioning Gilbert’s sister, Arlene) – http://www.seniorsmatter.com
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