Birth Name: Matthew Richard Lucas
Place of Birth: Paddington, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 5 March, 1974
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Matt Lucas is a British actor, comedian, screenwriter, and singer. He is the son of Diana and John Stanley Lucas.
Matt’s paternal grandparents were Harry Lucas and Fanny/Fay Lischinsky (the daughter of Solomon Lischinsky and Pesia Malkah “Millie” Koffman). Fanny was born in London, to Jewish parents from Russia/Poland. Pesia was the daughter of Jacob Lewis Koffman and Chaye/Chaie Rochl.
Matt’s maternal grandfather was Maurice Williams (the son of Hyman Pilpel/Williams and Flora Krakower). Hyman was born in Lemberg, Ukraine, the son of Leon Pilpel and Lena Brandel Mensch. Flora was born in Krakow, Poland.
Matt’s maternal grandmother was Margot Hillel. Margot was born in Berlin, Germany.
Source: Genealogy of Matt Lucas (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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