Jon Bernthal

by follers on May 23, 2013

Jon Bernthal

Birth Name: Jonathan Edward Bernthal

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: September 20, 1976

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jon Bernthal is an American actor. His parents are both Jewish. His family came to the U.S. from Austria, Russia, and Poland on his father’s side, and from Germany, Lithuania, and Russia on his mother’s side.

Jon is married to Erin Angle, with whom he has three children. Erin is the niece of professional wrestler Kurt Angle.

Jon is a first cousin of songwriter, composer, and record producer Adam Schlesinger. Jon’s father and Adam’s mother are siblings.

Jon’s paternal grandfather was Murray Bernthal, a composer (the son of Samuel Bernthal and Lena Fleisher). Samuel was a Jewish emigrant from Bukovina, and was the son of Mordecai/Marcus Bernthal and Dvorsa/Dora Gottlieb/Gross. Lena was a Russian Jewish immigrant, the daughter of Elias Fleischer and Chaja Saks.

Jon’s paternal grandmother was Rose Wartsky (the daughter of Aaron Wartsky and Lena Zlutnic). Aaron was a Polish Jewish immigrant. Lena was a Russian Jewish immigrant.

Jon’s maternal grandfather was Hendrik “Henry” Otto Marx (the son of Solomon Marx and Flora Kaufmann). Hendrik was a German Jew, born in Munich, Germany, in 1918; he later moved to the United States.

Jon’s maternal grandmother was Mildred “Billi” Geraldine Lurie (the daughter of Levi Israel Lurie and Rose Cwengel). Levi was a Lithuanian Jewish immigrant. Rose was born either in Missouri, or in Kupel, Russia, to Russian-born Jewish parents, Harry Cwengel and Pessie “Pauline” Weiser.

Sources: Jon’s paternal grandfather, Murray Bernthal, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jon’s paternal grandmother, Rose Wartsky, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jon’s maternal grandmother, Mildred “Billi” Geraldine Lurie, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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andrew November 7, 2017 at 2:03 pm
WTF June 18, 2014 at 5:44 pm

He’s one ugly motherf……. Wtf is up with his nose? Ugly ass!

ashash June 19, 2014 at 12:39 am

I don’t think he is ugly.

vilgotaan June 19, 2014 at 4:33 am

Everybody is not perfect.

fuzzybear44 June 3, 2013 at 2:20 am

The character this guy played in the walking dead,was something else

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