Jack Benny

by ethnic on July 20, 2010

Birth Name: Benjamin Kubelsky

Date of Birth: February 14, 1894

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Death: December 26, 1974

Place of Death: Bel Air, Los Angeles, California

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and violinist. His parents, Naomi or Emma (Sachs) and Meyer/Mayer Kubelsky, were Jewish immigrants from Poland/the Russian Empire. Jack was married to radio comedian and actress Mary Livingstone. Mary was also Jewish.

Jack’s paternal grandparents were Benjamin Kubelsky and Zlotta Millerstein.

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follers February 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

ethnic February 19, 2017 at 6:30 am

no sorry

andrew February 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm

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