Ann Druyan

LOS ANGELES – APR 23: Druyan, Seth MacFarlane at the Seth MacFarlane Star Ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, kathclick/

Birth Name: Ann Marcia Druyan

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 13, 1949

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ann Druyan is an American documentary producer and director. She specializes in science communication.

She is the daughter of Pearl Adelaide and Harry Druyan, who co-owned a knitwear firm. Her father’s parents were Latvian Jews. Her mother was born in New York, to a Russian Jewish father and an Austrian Jewish mother. Ann was married to astronomer, scientist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, science communicator, and professor Carl Sagan, until his death. She has two children, including author, television producer, filmmaker, and podcaster Sasha Sagan, with Carl.

Ann’s paternal grandfather was named Benjamin Druyan.

Ann’s paternal grandmother was named Tillie Gude.

Ann’s maternal grandfather was named Louis Goldsmith.

Ann’s maternal grandmother was named Minnie Sternberg/Steinberg.

Source: Genealogy of Ann Druyan –

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