Andrea Savage

Savage in 2015, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Andrea Kristen Savage

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 20, 1973

*75% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% Greek

Andrea Savage is an American actress, comedian, and writer.

Andrea is the daughter of Sharon and Richard Savage. She is married to Jeremy Plager, and has one child.

Andrea’s paternal grandfather was named Leonard Jay/James Savage. Leonard was born in New York, and had Russian Jewish ancestry. The surname Savage was originally Shubkin.

Andrea’s paternal grandmother was Florence Jane Kaplan (the daughter of Dorothy Silver). Florence was born in New York, to a Jewish family. Dorothy was the daughter of Barney Silver.

Andrea’s maternal grandfather was Harry C. Chrystie (the son of Christo Chrystie and Slavrorila Yasilikos). Harry was born in Valtesiniko, Arcadia, Greece.

Andrea’s maternal grandmother was Tillie/Lillie Groffman (the daughter of Isaac/Isaic Groffman/Grofman and Lillian Leah Solomon). Tillie was born in Massachusetts, to Polish Jewish parents. Lillian was the daughter of Moishe Menke “Mordechai” Soloveitchik and Chaia Sarah.

Sources: Genealogy of Andrea Savage (focusing on her father’s side) –

Obituary of Andrea’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Jay/James Savage –

Marriage record of Andrea’s maternal grandparents, Harry C. Chrystie and Tillie/Lillie Groffman –

Andrea’s maternal grandmother, Tillie/Lillie Groffman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Andrea’s maternal grandmother, Tillie/Lillie (Groffman) Chrystie –

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  1. l!ttletimmy says:

    Cool mix

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