Jonah Platt

by follers on April 14, 2017

Birth Name: Jonah Sezzin Platt

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 17, 1986

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jonah Platt is an American actor, writer, singer, and producer.

Jonah is the son of Julie (Beren) and Marc Platt, a producer. His brother is actor and singer Ben Platt. A picture of Jonah and Ben and with their father can be seen here.

Jonah was raised in Conservative Judaism.

Jonah’s maternal grandfather was Robert M. Beren (the son of Adolph Beren and Ethel A. Abrams). Adolph was a Jewish immigrant, born in Dankera, Latvia, the son of Wolfe Aaron Beren and Liebe Rashe/Rosa Rothschild. Ethel was born in New York, the daughter of Russian Jewish parents, Samuel G. Abrams and Tillie Sidel.

Jonah’s maternal grandmother was Joan Schiff (the daughter of William Schiff and Rose J.). William was born in Laižuva, Lithuania.

Sources: Genealogy of Jonah Platt (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Jonah’s maternal grandmother, Joan (Schiff) Beren – http://www.legacy.com

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