Birth Name: Alexander Jerome Gould
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 4, 1994
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Alexander Gould is an American actor. He is known for voicing Nemo in the film Finding Nemo, and for his role on the show Weeds.
Alexander is a practicing Conservative Jew. He is married to actress Lieba Hall Gould. Lieba is also Jewish.
Alexander’s paternal grandfather is Harold I. Gould (born Harold I. Evans, the son of Gene D. Evans and Beatrice Cecile Altman). Harold was born in California. Harold’s surname was changed from Evans to Gould, the surname of his own stepfather, Erwin Gold/Gould. Alexander’s great-grandfather Gene Evans was either born in New York, to parents from Russia, or was born in Russia himself, as well. Beatrice was born in New York, to parents from Poland, Julius Altman and Helen Justman, from Warsaw.
Alexander’s paternal grandmother is Elizabeth Goldberg (the daughter of Louis Goldberg and Helen Schorr). Elizabeth was born in New York. Louis was born in London, England, and Helen was born in New York, both to families from Eastern Europe.
Alexander’s maternal grandfather is Stanford Ivan Zisser (the son of Lesser/Lester Jerome Zisser and Dorothy Bloom). Stanford was born in California. Lesser was born in Pennsylvania, to a father, Abraham Zisser, who was born in Russia, and to a mother, Mollie Brwon, who was born in New York, to parents from Russia. Dorothy was born in Poland, the daughter of Benjamin/Ben Bloom and Yetta Mary Knight.
Alexander’s maternal grandmother is Miriam Berna Ginsburg (the daughter of Alexander Kipsan Ginsburg and Bertha Blackman). Miriam was born in California. Alexander’s great-grandfather Alexander Ginsburg was born in Oregon, to parents from Romania, Bernard Israel Ginsburg, from Iași, and Vetta Alter, from Brăila. Alexander’s matrilineal great-grandmother Bertha Blackman was born in Oregon, to parents from Russia, Abe Blackman and Rebecca Broffman.
Sources: Alexander’s paternal grandfather, Harold I. Evans (later Harold I. Gould), on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Harold I. Evans (Harold I. Gould) on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Alexander’s paternal great-grandmother, Beatrice Cecile Altman (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Alexander’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Goldberg, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Alexander Gould (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Alexander’s maternal great-grandfather, Lesser/Lester Jerome Zisser, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Alexander’s maternal great-grandfather, Alexander Kipsan Ginsburg, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Alexander’s maternal great-grandmother, Bertha Blackman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org