Brent Spiner

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Birth Name: Brent Jay Spiner

Place of Birth: Houston, Texas

Date of Birth: February 2, 1949

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Brent Spiner is an American actor, comedian, and singer.

Brent’s paternal grandparents were David Spiner and Lena/Minnie Goldmilzc/Goldmintz. David was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. Lena was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant.

Brent’s maternal grandparents were Samuel “Sam” Schwartz (the son of Abraham Obie/Abbe Schwartz/Schwarz and Faygel “Fannie” Rohal Cohen) and Eva Reba/Reva Lensky (the daughter of Benjamin Lensky and Sarah Kocherovsky). Sam and Eva were both Russian Jewish immigrants.

Source: Brent’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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