Judith Light

Birth Name: Judith Ellen Light

Place of Birth: Trenton, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 9, 1949

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Judith Light is an American actress and producer. She is married to actor Robert Desiderio.

Judith is the daughter of Pearl Sue (Hollander) and Sidney/Sydney Light/Licht. Judith’s parents were Jewish.

Judith’s paternal grandparents were Samuel Pinkas Licht (the son of Abraham Wolf Licht and Chaje Taube “Toby” Freund) and Anne. Samuel was born in Radymno, Austria/Galicia (now Poland). Abraham was the son of Sauel Licht and Bruche Fleisig. Chaje was the daughter of Berl Freund and Chana. Anne was also born in Austria/Galicia.

Judith’s maternal grandparents were Louis J. Hollander and Bessie. Louis and Bessie were born in New York, to parents from Austria.

Sources: Genealogy of Judith Light (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Judith’s father, Sidney/Sydney Licht, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Judith’s mother, Pearl Sue Hollander, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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