Birth Name: Morgan Michael Douglas Spector
Place of Birth: Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 4, 1980
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)
Morgan Spector is an American actor. Morgan is married to actress Rebecca Hall.
Morgan is the son of Jane (McDonough) and Stephen S. Spector. Morgan has a brother, Michael. They were raised in Guerneville, California.
Morgan has stated:
[My full name is] Morgan Michael Douglas Spector. Michael was my paternal great grandfather’s name, and the Douglas is for William O. Douglas, the great progressive Supreme Court justice. […] My grandma was an actress in the Yiddish Theatre here in New York. I would love to go back and see her do Shakespeare in Yiddish.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Herbert Spector (the son of Michael Spector and Esther Goldberg). Michael was born in New York, to parents from Russia, Jacob Spector and Beckie. Esther was also born in New York, to parents from Russia, Herman Goldberg and Sarah Marnanoff.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Sylvia Schachner (the daughter of Morris Schachner and Rose). Morris was from Boboitz, Bukovina, Austria/Poland. Rose was from Romania.
Source:s Birth record of Morgan Spector – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Morgan’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Morgan’s paternal grandfather on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Morgan’s paternal great-grandparents, Michael Spector and Esther Goldberg – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Morgan’s paternal grandfather – http://www.nytimes.com
Morgan’s paternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Morgan’s paternal grandmother – http://jewishjournal.com