Birth Name: William Francis Gluck
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 21, 1971
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Will Gluck is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, songwriter, and composer.
Will is the son of academic/professor Carol Gluck (born Carol Ann Newman) and architect Peter Lawrence Gluck. Will’s parents are Jewish. Will is married to Trista Gladden.
Will’s paternal grandparents were William Howard Gluck and Ruth F. Simon (the daughter of Walter Simon and Anna).
Will’s maternal grandfather was David E. Newman (the son of Edward Newman and Fanny/Fannie Meyer). Edward was born in Pennsylvania, to a father from Austria and a mother from England. Fanny was from Germany.
Will’s maternal grandmother was Doris Stern.
Sources: Will’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Will’s paternal grandmother, Ruth F. Simon, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Will’s paternal grandmother, Ruth F. (Simon) Gluck – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Will’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Will’s maternal grandfather, David E. Newman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Will’s maternal grandfather, David E. Newman – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Will’s maternal grandmother, Doris (Stern) Newman – http://www.legacy.com