Jason Mantzoukas

FXX Network Fall 2013 Launch Party and "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" and "The League" Los Angeles Premieres - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Nahant, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 1972

Ethnicity: Greek

Jason Mantzoukas is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He hosts the movie discussion podcast How Did This Get Made?, alongside June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer.

Jason’s father, William Mantzoukas, was born in Greece, and moved to the United States in 1951. Jason’s mother, Cynthia (Mourousas), is also of Greek descent.

Jason has said:

I’m 100 percent Greek, but I look like I could be Indian or Middle Eastern or Hispanic.

Jason’s paternal grandparents were Venizelos Mantzoukas and Evdoxia Toulopoulos (the daughter of Vasilios Toulopoulos and Panagiota/Panayiota Roussopoulos). Evdoxia was born in Lefkothea, Greece.

Jason’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Mourousas.

Source: Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Evdoxia (Toulopoulos) Mantzoukas – http://www.obitsforlife.com

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