Mara Wilson

by follers on August 17, 2014

Birth Name: Mara Elizabeth Wilson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 24, 1987

*Irish, English (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Mara Wilson is an American actress and writer. Her father has Irish and English ancestry. Her mother was Jewish. Mara was raised Jewish. She is also an atheist.

Mara’s maternal grandfather was Nathan Mayer Shapiro (the son of Harry Arthur Shapiro and Gertrude Azine). Harry was born in Žasliai, Kaunas, Lithuania, the son of Morris Shapiro and Molly Bernstein.

Mara’s maternal grandmother is the daughter of Ben Kaplan and Becky Karshenbaum. Ben was born in Poland, the son of Chanoch Kaplan. Becky was born in Belarus, the daughter of Shimon Karshenbaum.

Mara is a cousin of commentator Ben Shaprio.

Source: Genealogy of Mara Wilson (focusing on her mother’s side) –

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

follers November 8, 2017 at 4:27 pm

Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

ethnic November 23, 2017 at 6:12 am

no sorry

Previous post:

Next post: