Ukrainian Jewish

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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Beth Dover

by stlucas on July 3, 2018

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

Date of Birth: August 29, 1978

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

Beth Dover is an American actress.

Beth is the daughter of Diane (Nelson) Brown and Edward Michael Dover. They are pictured here and here.

Beth’s father was born in Illinois, and is of Austrian Jewish, Romanian Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Ukrainian Jewish, descent. Beth’s mother is from Alabama, and is mostly of English and Irish ancestry.

Beth is married to actor Joe Lo Truglio, with whom she has a son.

Beth’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Marcus Dover (the son of Mandel Dover and Rachel Schoenfield). Samuel was born in Illinois. Mandel was from Austria. Rachel was born in Odessa, Russia (now Ukraine).

Beth’s paternal grandmother was Beatrice Michaels (the daughter of Isadore Michaels and Sara/Sarah Frank). Beatrice was born in New Jersey. Isadore was born in Bucharest, Romania, the son of Max Michaels. Sara was also from Romania.

Beth’s maternal grandfather was Fred C. Nelson (the son of John H. Nelson and Alcie Smith). John was born in Alabama, the son of Margret. Alcie was born in Alabama, the daughter of George Washington Smith and Annette Miranda “Nettie” Smith.

Beth’s maternal grandmother was Doris/Dorris Ledlow (the daughter of Lester Ledlow and Ann “Annie” McLaughlin). Doris was born in Alabama. Lester was born in Alabama, the son of Allen Ledlow and Ellen/Hattie Layton. Ann was also born in Alabama.

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

Obituary of Beth’s maternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother), John Nelson Junior – http://obituaries.cullmantimes.com

Obituary of Beth’s half-brother, Chad Adam Prestridge – http://www.genlookups.com

Marriage record of Beth’s maternal grandparents, Fred C. Nelson and Doris/Dorris Ledlow – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Beth’s maternal grandmother, Doris (Ledlow) Nelson – http://www.findagrave.com

Photo by DFree/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Michel Gill

by stlucas on June 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – FEB 13: Michel Gill at the “House of Cards” Season 2 Special Screening at Directors Guild of America on February 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA

Birth Name: Michel Racine Gill

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

Date of Birth: April 16, 1960

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Michel Gill is an American actor. Michel is also known as Michael Gill.

Michel is the son of Nadine (Racine) and James Vladimir Gill. Michel’s parents are European Jewish; Michel’s mother was born in Paris, France.

Michel is married to British and American actress Jayne Atkinson, with whom he has a child. Michel speaks fluent French and English.

Michel’s paternal grandparents were Anatole Gill and Genia Chene Katz. Anatole was born in Russia. Genia was from Poland.

Michel’s maternal grandfather was Michel Racine (the son of Solomon Racine and Temma Rubinovich). Michel was born in Babruysk, Belarus. Solomon was the son of Jules Racine and Sarah Brook. Temma was the daughter of Abraham Rabinovich/Rubinovich and Sarah Kopeloff.

Michel’s maternal grandmother was Fanny Lifchitz (the daughter of Solomon Lifchitz and Olga Fishman). Fanny was born in Kiev, Ukraine.

Sources: Genealogy of Michel Gill – http://www.geni.com

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

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Camila Morrone

by madman on May 21, 2018

Camila Morrone – 2015 Angel Ball – Cipriani Wall Street – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Loredana Sangiuliano / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Camila Rebeca Morrone Polak

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S. or Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Birth: June 16, 1997

Ethnicity: Argentinian [Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, Slovenian]

Camila Morrone is an Argentinian-American model and actress.

She is the daughter of Lucila Solá (born Lucila Polak), an actress, and Máximo Morrone. Her uncle (mother’s brother) is lawyer Federico Gabriel Polak. Her great-aunt was pathologist Julia Polak.

Camila’s maternal grandfather was Federico Gabriel Polak, a politician (the son of Carlos Polak, a lawyer and judge, and Rebeca Mactas Alpersohn, a writer). Federico was Jewish. Rebeca was the daughter of Isaac Mactas and Nanie Alpersohn, whose father was from Kam’yanets’-Podil’s’kyi, Khmel’nyts’ka oblast, Ukraine and whose mother was from Austria.

Camila’s maternal grandmother is named Mariana Skulj.

Source: Genealogy of Camila’s maternal grandfather, Federico Gabriel Polak (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Walter Matthau

by follers on May 10, 2018

Birth Name: Walter John Matthow

Date of Birth: October 1, 1920

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

Date of Death: July 1, 2000

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Walter Matthau was an American actor and comedian. He was known for working with actor Jack Lemmon.

Walter was the son of Rose (Berolsky) and Milton Melas Mateshensky/Matthow. His parents were Jewish emigrants, his father from Bila Tserkva, Kyivs’ka oblast, Ukraine, and his mother from Lithuania, then both in the Russian Empire.

He was married to actress and author Carol Grace, until his death. Walter had two children with his former wife, Grace Geraldine Johnson; and a son, actor and director Charles Matthau, with Carol.

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