Adam Shankman

Birth Name: Adam Michael Shankman

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

Date of Birth: November 27, 1964

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Adam Shankman is an American film director, producer, dancer, author, actor, and choreographer.

Adam is the son of Phyllis Ilene (Perper) and Ned N. Shankman. Adam’s parents are Jewish.

Adam’s maternal grandfather was Wilfred H. Perper (the son of Philip/Phillip Perper and Anna). Wilfred was born in Minnesota, to parents from Russia.

Adam’s maternal grandmother was Beatrice B. Fisher (the daughter of Nathan Fisher and Ann). Beatrice was also born in Minnesota, to parents from Russia.

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