Birth Name: Sarah Kate Silverman
Place of Birth: Bedford, New Hampshre, United States
Date of Birth: December 1, 1970
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Sarah Silverman is an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and singer. She is the daughter of Beth Ann (Halpin) and Donald Silverman. One of her siblings is actress Laura Silverman. Her parents’ families were both Jewish (from Russia, Poland, and Lithuania).
Sarah’s paternal grandparents were Max Silverman (likely the son of Jacob Silverman and Fanny/Fannie Tessler/Teshier) and Rose. Max was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Russia.
Sarah’s maternal grandparents were Herman S. Halpin and Goldie Trapsky (the daughter of Samuel Trapsky and Ida/Ada Supraner). Herman was born in Washington, D.C. Goldie was born in Vilna, Lithuania.
Sources: Sarah mentions her ancestry – http://www.youtube.com
Genealogy of Sarah Silverman – https://www.geni.com
Sarah’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Likely Sarah’s paternal grandfather, Max Silverman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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