Barry Livingston

LOS ANGELES - MAR 3: Barry Livingston arrives at the "Divorce P

Livingston in 2013, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Barry Gordon Livingston

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: December 17, 1953

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Croatian (mother)

Barry Livingston is an American actor. He is known for his role on the show My Three Sons.

He is the son of Lillian Rochelle and Hilliard Livingston. His father was from a Jewish family. His mother was of Croatian (Catholic) descent. His brother is actor Stanley Livingston. Barry is married to Karen Huntsman, with whom he has two children.

Barry’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Nathaniel Livingston (the son of Louis Livingston and Sarah Y. Schragus). Benjamin was born in Durham, North Carolina, to Russian Jewish parents.

Barry’s paternal grandmother was named Bertha Mogulevski (the daughter of Phillip Mogulevski and Ethel). Bertha was a Russian Jewish immigrant.

Barry’s maternal grandfather was Frank Palyash (the son of George Polijash and Barbra Kambeck). Frank was born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Barry’s maternal grandmother was named Agnes Kretchmar/Karcmar. Agnes was born in Yugoslavia, likely then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Sources: Genealogy of Barry Livingston –

Barry’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Barry’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Barry’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

7 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    I think he’s not Serbian, but Croatian and that this is Agnes’ Husband:
    He died in 1931, which is why he’s not on 1940 census

  2. madman says:

    Why wouldn’t his mother be Jewish as well?

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