Iliza Shlesinger

by stlucas on September 21, 2017

Birth Name: Iliza Vie Shlesinger

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S. (possibly)

Date of Birth: February 22, 1983

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Iliza Shlesinger is an American comedian. She is also known for being the winner of the sixth season of Last Comic Standing.

Iliza is the daughter of Bonnie/Ronnie Carol (Schlien) and Fred Elliot Shlesinger. Iliza’s parents are Jewish.

Iliza’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Shlesinger/Schlessinger (the son of Morris/Maurice Schlessinger/Slesinger and Esther Lillian Markow). Benjamin was born in New York, to parents from Poland. Morris was the son of Solomon Slesinger and Jeny. Esther was the daughter of Morris Markow and Etta Segal.

Iliza’s paternal grandmother was named Thelma “Toby”.

Sources: Birth record of Iliza’s brother, Benjamin Alexander “Ben” Shlesinger –

Marriage record of Iliza’s parents –

Iliza’s paternal grandfather, Benjamin Shlesinger/Schlessinger, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Iliza’s paternal great-grandparents, Morris/Maurice Schlessinger/Slesinger and Esther Lillian Markow –

Obituary of Iliza’s paternal grandmother, Thelma “Toby” Shlesinger Needleman –

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andrew September 23, 2017 at 3:12 am

wondering which is her genealogical relation to John Schlesinger

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