Austrian Jewish

Joseph Schildkraut

by madman on June 19, 2018

Date of Birth: 22 March, 1896

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Austria)

Date of Death: January 21, 1964

Place of Death: New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Joseph Schildkraut was an Austrian-American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Life of Emile Zola (1937).

Joseph was the son of Erna (Weinstein) and Rudolph Schildkraut (Rudolf Maximillian Schildkraut), who was an Austrian film and theatre actor. His father was born in Constantinople, the Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey), and grew up in Romania. His mother was born in Sučany, Slovakia.

Joseph was married to Marie McKay, until her death, and to Leonora Rogers, until his death.

Joseph’s paternal grandparents were Isac Leib Schildkraut and Rosa. Rosa was born in Romania.

Joseph’s maternal grandparents were Salomon Weinstein and Katti Neuberger.

Source: Genealogy of Joseph Schildkraut –


Hoodie Allen

by stlucas on June 17, 2018

Hoodie Allen – 2nd Annual JugLife Celebrity Softball Game – UCLA Easton Stadium – Westwood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sir Jones /

Birth Name: Steven Adam Markowitz

Place of Birth: Old Bethpage, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 19, 1988

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Hoodie Allen is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Hoodie is the son of Eileen A. (Hart) and Ernest Markowitz. Hoodie’s parents are Jewish. Hoodie has a brother, Daniel.

Hoodie’s paternal grandfather was Herbert Markowitz (the son of Samuel Markowitz and Minnie). Samuel was born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from Austria. Minnie was also born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from Austria.

Hoodie’s paternal grandmother was named Miriam.

Hoodie’s maternal grandparents were Louis David Hart and Edythe.

Source: Obituary of Hoodie’s maternal grandfather, Louis David Hart –


Hale Appleman

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Hale Appleman – “In Secret” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Arclight Hollywood – Hollywood, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Janice Ogata /

Birth Name: Hale Isaac Appleman

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 17, 1986

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

Hale Appleman is an American actor.

Hale is the son of Ara T. Fitzgerald and Richard D. Appleman. His cousin (father’s sister’s daughter) is actress Gillian Zinser. Hale’s father is Jewish. Hale’s mother is of Irish and English descent.

Hale’s paternal grandfather was Irving Lawrence Appleman (the son of Harron Appleman and Anna Weisman). Irving was born in New York. Harron was born in Romania, the son of Ela Appleman. Anna was from Poland.

Hale’s paternal grandmother was Harriet B. Birkenholtz (the daughter of Samuel “Sam” Birkenholtz/Birkenhotz and Ray Hornig). Samuel was born in Galicia, Austria, the son of Simon Birkenholtz and Fanny Levon. Ray was born in Galicia, the daughter of Hav Hornig and Rose Herbst.

Hale’s maternal grandfather was Warren A. Fitzgerald (the son of Corinne/Corine). Corinne was the daughter of Ara.

Hale’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Streeter “Betty” Tabor (the daughter of Elwood/Ellwood Gordon Tabor and Mildred Streeter). Elwood was the son of Thomas Jefferson Tabor and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hutchinson, who was Irish. Mildred was the daughter of Lewis R. Streeter, who was English, and of Helena/Helina A. Fidler.

Sources: Marriage record of Hale’s parents –

Hale’s paternal grandfather, Irving Lawrence Appleman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Hale’s paternal grandfather, Irving Lawrence Appleman –

Obituary of Hale’s maternal grandfather, Warren A. Fitzgerald –

Obituary of Hale’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Streeter “Betty” (Tabor) Fitzgerald –


Max Ehrich

by follers on May 29, 2018

Max Ehrich – “Spider-Man: Homecoming” World Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theater, Hollywood & Highland, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Place of Birth: Marlboro Township, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 24, 1991

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Max Ehrich is an American actor, singer, and dancer.

Max’s paternal grandfather was Arnold M. Ehrich (the son of Joseph Ehrich and Martha Ginsberg). Arnold was born in New Jersey, to an Austrian Jewish father and a Russian Jewish mother.

Max’s paternal grandmother is Ramona Hope Wachtel (the daughter of Walter William Wachtel and Sylvia Leibov). Ramona was born in Pennsylvania. Sylvia was the daughter of Russian Jewish parents, Israel Leibowitz/Leibov, who was born in Odessa, and Rose.

Max’s maternal grandfather was Sidney/Sydney Green (the son of Myer Green and Mary D.). Sidney was born in Massachusetts. Myer was a Russian Jewish immigrant.

Max’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor Freed (the daughter of Harry Freed and Rhoda Lillian Rabinovitz). Eleanor was born in Massachusetts. Harry was born in Massachusetts, to Russian Jewish parents. Rhoda was a Jewish emigrant, from Vilna, Lithuania, and was the daughter of Paul Arthur Rabinovitz and Rebecca Sagrin.

Sources: Obituary of Max’s paternal grandfather, Arnold M. Ehrich –

Genealogy of Max Ehrich (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Obituary of Max’s maternal grandfather, Sidney/Sydney Green –

Max’s maternal great-grandparents, Harry Freed and Rhoda Lillian Rabinovitz, on the 1930 U.S. Census –


Dan Goor

by stlucas on May 24, 2018

Birth Name: Daniel Joshua Goor

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: April 28, 1975

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Dan Goor is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.

Dan is the son of Nancy (Miller) and Ronald Stephen “Ron” Goor. His parents are/were Jewish. Dan was raised in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dan’s paternal grandfather was Charles G. Goor (the son of Isaac Goor and Sarah).

Dan’s paternal grandmother was Jeanette Mindel (the daughter of Isaac Mindel and Esther Eventoff). Isaac was born in Russia, the son of Jacob Mindel and Bella Roberman. Esther was also born in Russia, the daughter of Joseph/Yosef Eventoff/Eventov.

Dan’s maternal grandfather was Martin H. Miller (the son of Abraham/Abram Miller/Maller and Ida Hollander). Martin was born in Ohio, to parents from Russia.

Dan’s maternal grandmother was Helen Zarkower (the daughter of Samuel Zarkower and Rachael/Rachel Marcus). Helen was born in Ohio, to a father from Austria and a mother from Russia.

Sources: Genealogy of Dan Goor –

Marriage announcement of Dan Goor –

Obituary of Dan’s maternal grandfather, Martin H. Miller –

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