Zoey Deutch

by follers on October 19, 2012

Birth Name: Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 10, 1994

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Irish, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Swiss-German, distant Dutch (mother)

Zoey Deutch is an American actress. She is the daughter of actress Lea Thompson (Lea Kathleen Thompson) and director Howard Deutch. Her sister is actress Madelyn Deutch. Her great-uncle (paternal grandmother’s brother) is actor Robert Walden.

Zoey has described herself as Jewish; she was raised Jewish and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony. Her father is from a Jewish family. Her mother has Irish, English, as well as Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Swiss-German, and distant Dutch, ancestry.

Zoey’s paternal grandfather was Murray Deutch (the son of Hyman Deutch and Yetta Kolodny). Murray was a music industry executive. He was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.

Zoey’s paternal grandmother is Pearl/Pamela Wolkowitz (the daughter of Max Wolkowitz and Hilda Winokur). Pearl was born in New York. Max was a Polish Jewish immigrant. Hilda was born in New York, to a Russian Jewish father and a Polish Jewish mother.

Zoey’s maternal grandfather is Clifford Elwin Thompson (the son of Eldon Luverne Thompson and Reva Clara Gilder). Clifford was born in Minnesota. Eldon was born in Iowa, the son of John Robert Thompson and Charlotte Amanda Manz. Reva was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Andrew L. Gilder and Mary Margaret Bollard.

Zoey’s maternal grandmother is named Babah Hanson (born Barbara Anne Barry). Babah is an artist and musician. She was raised in Rhode Island, and is of Irish descent.

Sources: Information about Zoey’s Jewish upbringing – http://jewishjournal.com

Genealogy of Zoey Deutch – https://www.geni.com

Zoey’s paternal grandfather, Murray Deutch, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Zoey’s paternal great-grandparents, Max Wolkowitz and Hilda Winokur, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Zoey’s maternal grandfather, Clifford Elwin Thompson (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Zoey’s maternal grandfather, Clifford Elwin Thompson (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

vilgotaan March 8, 2017 at 1:13 pm

Very beautiful.

Connerfromvine January 17, 2016 at 1:10 am

She looks Eastern European Jewish to me.

Capricious October 9, 2015 at 6:38 am

Waiting for someone to say “is she part Asian?”….

Freerk April 28, 2015 at 9:01 pm

“she was raised Jewish and was Bat Mitzvah”

Isn’t the correct phrase “she IS bat-mitzvah”? I think it is – beside the ritual – a status of religious responsibilty that you usually don’t lose – as long as you don’t convert or become an atheist.

Freerk April 28, 2015 at 6:24 pm

According to her Surname, there must have been one German Jew or more in her lineage … (Deut(s)ch = German)

sarahle October 16, 2014 at 7:36 am

it’s baT mitzvah not baR

wowy January 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm

she is beautiful!!!

J.J. November 17, 2013 at 9:10 pm

correction; her eyes are forest green (green w brown)

smiley January 26, 2014 at 5:48 pm
J.J. January 27, 2014 at 4:52 am

correction; her eyes are forest green (green w brown), forest green in terms of eye colour refers to green eyes contain brown around the pupil (central heterochromia)
•Green – forest green. This is a muted, soft medium green that contains flecks of brown in the iris, they will tend to absorb light rather than reflect it and appear luminous

smiley January 28, 2014 at 3:02 am

What is your source for all this bullshit?

J.J. January 28, 2014 at 3:23 am

ask your mum

J.J. October 9, 2013 at 8:30 pm

correction; her eyes are hazel (light brown) and her hair is dark brown (brunette)

Affellay January 14, 2013 at 9:04 am

Look-alike Carol Bouquet?) бля чет двойников развелось

Affellay December 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Obviously her Jewish ancestors particularly who lived in Germany once decided (2 unknown reason) to show off their ethnicity by differentiating themselves from Germans (Deutsch) therefore they removed just 1 letter and so they got Deutch)) a truly Jewish story!))

Me myself and I January 13, 2013 at 4:28 pm

German in German is Deutsch so I’m pretty sure she’s German not Eastern European :)

nnnnn March 20, 2013 at 2:11 am

One more perle for my collection. It’s a reason, why
I still visit this site.
My dear “me myself and I”. You wouldn’t find a non-jew, who have a name like Deutsch or f.E.

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