Ian Kessner

2014 Screamfest Horror Film Festival - "Lost After Dark" Screening - Arrivals

Kessner in 2014, photo by prphotos

Birth Name: Ian Howard Kessner

Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada

Date of Birth: August 26, 1969

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ian Kessner is a Canadian film writer, producer, and director.

He is the son of Rhona and Norman Kessner.

Ian’s paternal grandfather was Abraham Jacob “Abe” Kessner (the son of Isaac Kastner). Abraham was born in Rădăuți, Radauti, Suceava County, Romania.

Ian’s paternal grandmother was Tobie Fine (the daughter of Wolfe Fine and Esther Ashkenazy). Tobie was a Russian Jewish emigrant. Esther was the daughter of Moshe Ashkenazy.

Ian’s maternal grandfather was named Irving Vosko. Irving was born in Montréal, Québec.

Ian’s maternal grandmother was named Élaine Levy/Levoy. Elaine was born in Montréal, Québec.

Source: Genealogy of Ian Kessner – http://www.geni.com

1 Response

  1. Manila says:

    Rhoda’s full name is Rhoda Joy (Vosko). Norman’s middle name is Sheldon.

    Tobie was a Russian Jewish emigrant.

    Irving was born in Montreal, Quebec.

    Elaine Levoy -> Élaine Levy

    Tag Romanian Jewish and Russian Jewish.

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