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Barry Rothbart

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Barry Rothbart – 2017 Winter TCA Tour – Disney ABC Television Group – Arrivals – Langham Hotel – Pasadena, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Barry R. Rothbart

Place of Birth: Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 25, 1983

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, possibly other

Barry Rothbart is an American comedian, actor, and writer.

Barry is the son of Tammy (More) Scileppi and Allan Rothbart.

Source: Marriage record of Barry’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

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Lucas Neff

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Lucas Neff – 2013 TCA Winter Press Tour – FOX All-Star Party – Arrivals – The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa – Pasadena, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 7, 1985

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish

Lucas Neff is an American actor.

Lucas is the son of director and playwright Meade Palidofsky and lawyer Alan H. Neff. Lucas is married to Australian actress Caitlin Stasey.

Lucas has stated:

My dad is this little Jewish hobbit of a guy and then I’ve got this really strong-minded Irish mother. And together it’s just Irish guilt and Jewish guilt and every type of Woody Allen neurosis you can imagine sort of cycling around in my brain at any given instant.

Lucas’ maternal grandfather was Joseph James Palid (the son of Joseph “Joe” Paledofsky/Palidofsky and Monica Norka/Norkowicz). Lucas’ grandfather Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.

Lucas’ maternal grandmother was Barbara Ruth Meade (the daughter of William J. Meade/Mead and Genevieve I. McQuillan). Barbara was born in Michigan. William was born in Michigan, the son of Andrew H. Meade and Margaret Lynch, who was Irish. Genevieve was born in Michigan, the daughter of James McQuillan, whose parents were Irish, and of Margaret E. McCann, whose parents were also Irish.

Sources: Obituary of Lucas’ maternal grandfather, Joseph James Palid – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Lucas’ maternal grandmother, Barbara Ruth (Meade) Palid – http://www.genealogybuff.com

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Greg Long

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Birth Name: Greg Wesley Tierce Long

Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 25, 1983

Ethnicity:
*English, Scottish, distant Dutch and French (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Greg Long is an American professional surfer.

Greg is the son of Janice Gail “Jan” (Brownstein) and Stephen Tierce “Steve” Long. Greg’s siblings are Heather and Russell, who is a surfer and a journalist by the name of Rusty Long.

Greg’s father is mostly of English and Scottish, along with distant Dutch and French, descent. Greg’s mother likely comes from a Jewish family.

Greg’s paternal grandfather was Wesley Tierce Long (the son of Benjamin Wesley Long and Ruth Mae Cox). Wesley was born in Arizona. Benjamin was born in Texas, the son of John Wesley Long and Minnesota Lee “Minnie” Brumley. Ruth was born in Texas, the daughter of Thomas Eli Cox and Sarah Brunell Tierce.

Greg’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Edna Gorton (the daughter of Joseph Ballentine Gorton/Gortan and Anna/Ann Marie Beller). Eileen was born in Washington. Joseph was born in Ohio, the son of Ebenezer B. Gortan and Eudora Celestia Moray. Anna Marie was born in Nebraska, the daughter of Frederick C. “Fred” Beller and Katherine/Catherine Brown, who was Scottish.

Greg’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Brownstein and Belinsky.

Sources: Birth record of Greg Long – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Greg’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

School record of Greg’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Greg’s paternal grandfather, Wesley Tierce Long – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Greg’s paternal grandfather, Wesley Tierce Long – http://obittree.com

Genealogy of Greg’s maternal grandmother, Eileen E. Gorton – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Greg’s paternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Billie (Gorton) Sneddon – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Greg’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Photo by Joe Seer/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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David Warshofsky

by stlucas on July 11, 2018

Birth Name: David A. Warner

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 23, 1961

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish, Scottish, English (mother)

David Warshofsky is an American film and television actor.

David is the son of Geraldine Lee “Gerry” (Godley) and Phillip Owen Warner. David’s father was of Russian Jewish descent. David’s mother was of Irish, Scottish, and English ancestry. David was raised Jewish.

David is married to Kristina Lear, with whom he has two children.

David’s paternal grandparents were Edward Jacob “Jake” Warner/Warshofsky and Rae/Ray G. Newman. Edward was born in Russia. Rae was also from Russia.

David’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Michael Godley/Godely (the son of Thomas Godley and Belle Sutherland). David’s grandfather Thomas was born in California. David’s great-grandfather Thomas was born in Ireland. Belle was born in California.

David’s maternal grandmother was Olive Pearl “Ollie” Hall (the daughter of Albert Hayden Hall and Maggie Olive Andersen/Anderson). David’s grandmother Olive was born in Texas. Albert was born in Texas. David’s great-grandmother Maggie was born in either California or Texas, the daughter of John Killis Anderson and Amanda L. Howard.

Sources: Birth record of David Warshofsky – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage announcement of David’s parents – http://newspapers.com

Birth record of David’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of David’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of David’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of David’s uncle (mother’s brother), Thomas Michael Godley – http://cdnc.ucr.edu

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Jimmy Pinchak

by stlucas on July 10, 2018

Jimmy Pinchak – “Ender’s Game” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Keywords: Jimmy “Jax” Pinchak Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: James Justin Pinchak

Place of Birth: Point Pleasant, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 16, 1996

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), Italian (maternal grandmother), Irish, possibly English

Jimmy Pinchak is an American actor and musician.

Jimmy is the son of Wendy M. (Brown) Pinheiro and James “Jim” Pinchak.

Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was Michael Pinchak (the son of Morris Pinchak and Lillian Glazel/Glassel). Michael was born in New Jersey. Morris was a Russian Jewish emigrant, from Uevkleof, and was the son of Benjamin Pinchak and Rachel Kramer. Lillian was born in New Jersey, to Jewish parents from either Hungary or Austria, Simon Glazel/Glassel and Fannie/Fanny.

Jimmy’s paternal grandmother is/was named Dorothy Quigley.

Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was Joseph P. “Joe” Brown (the son of Mary Sweeney). Mary was Irish.

Jimmy’s maternal grandmother is Claire Marie Ciccone (the daughter of Anthony E. “Tony” Ciccone and Marie Simonetti). Claire was born in New York. Anthony was born in New York, to Italian parents, Ferdinando Ciccone and Clara Constantino, who were from Caserta, Campania, Italy. Marie was born in New York, to Italian parents, Oreste Simonetti and Lena/Linda LaManna, who were from Palma Campania, Campania, Italy.

Sources: Obituary of Jimmy’s paternal grandfather, Michael Pinchak – http://www.legacy.com

Marriage record of Jimmy’s maternal grandparents, Joseph P. “Joe” Brown and Claire Marie Ciccone – http://www.familysearch.org

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