Birth Name: Leslie J. Hand
Place of Birth: San Francisco, Contra Costa, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 26, c. early 1970s
Leslie Mann is an American actress and comedian.
She is the daughter of Janet Ann (Hamilton) and Richard Owen Hand (Mann is the surname of a stepfather). Leslie is married to director, writer, and producer Judd Apatow. They have two daughters, Maude Apatow and Iris Apatow, who have appeared in most of Judd’s films.
Her father is of three quarters Irish and one quarter German ancestry. Her mother is of half Scottish and half Finnish descent.
Leslie’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Edward Hand (the son of John Hand and Lillian). John was from Caven, Ireland. Lillian was from Limerick, Ireland.
Leslie’s paternal grandmother was Kathryn Jane Schneider (the daughter of Laurence/Lawrence R. Schneider and May/Mae Ellen Gilmartin). Kathryn was born in New York. Laurence was the son of Adolf Schneider and Elizabeth Young, who were born in New Jersey, both of them to German parents. May was born in New York, to parents of Irish descent, Charles A. Gilmartin and Mary Anna Killoy.
Leslie’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Hamilton (the son of John Hamilton and Jeanette Prichard). Thomas was born in Scotland.
Leslie’s maternal grandmother was Sadie Heljä/Hilya Viola Räsänen (the daughter of John Peter Räsänen and Anna Marie Matilda Isaacson Jokela). Sadie was born in Michigan, to Finnish parents. John was the son of Matti “Matt” Räsänen and Kristina/Christina Sana/Sophia Lipponen. Anna was the daughter of Samuel Isaacson and Marie Pietela.
Sources: Leslie’s paternal grandmother, Kathryn Jane Schneider, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Leslie’s paternal great-grandfather, Laurence/Lawrence R. Schneider, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Leslie’s paternal great-grandmother, May/Mae Ellen Gilmartin, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Leslie’s maternal grandmother, Sadie Heljä/Hilya Viola Räsänen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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