Birth Name: Liliane Rudabet Gloria Elsveta Sobieski
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: June 10, 1983
*Polish, Swiss (father)
*three quarters Ashkenazi Jewish, one quarter Dutch (mother)
Leelee Sobieski is an American actress.
Her father is French, and has Polish and Swiss ancestry. Her mother is American. Leelee’s maternal grandfather was from a Russian Jewish family, while Leelee’s maternal grandmother was of Belarusian Jewish/Lithuanian Jewish descent (on her own father’s side) and of Dutch descent (on her own mother’s side).
Leelee is married to Adam Kimmel. Adam is Jewish.
Leelee’s paternal grandparents were Marcel Sobieski and Liliane.
Leelee’s maternal grandfather was Robert Jesse Salomon (the son of Gilbert Harold Salomon and Hilda Dorothy Siederman). Gilbert and Hilda were both of Russian Jewish descent. Gilbert was born in New York, to Morris Salomon and Belle/Bella. Hilda was born in Connecticut, to Elias Siederman and Ray.
Leelee’s maternal grandmother was Gloria Doris Green (the daughter of Samuel Green and Alice DeYoung). Samuel was the son of Joseph Green and Sarah Rosenstein, who were Jewish immigrants (Joseph from Grodna, Belarus, and Sarah from Vilnius, Lithuania). Alice was the daughter of Dutch immigrants, Alexander Sander DeJong/DeYoung and Grietje/Gertrude Klazes Wiersma.
Sources: Leelee’s maternal grandfather, Robert Jesse Salomon, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Leelee’s maternal great-grandmother, Hilda Dorothy Siederman, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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