Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 13, 1968
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Christopher Collet is an American actor. He starred in several 1980s films, including Firstborn, The Manhattan Project, and Sleepaway Camp, and is also known for his role in the mini-series The Langoliers.
His father was French, from Annecy le Vieux, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes. His mother, who is from New York City, is Ashkenazi Jewish.
Christopher’s maternal grandfather was Harry Lutwin (the son of Hyman/Herman Lutwin and Rose Rosen). Harry was born in New York, to Jewish emigrants from Minsk, Belarus/The Russian Empire. Hyman was the son of Herschel/Harry/Hessil/Haskil Lotwin and Ida/Chasche Darashinsky.
Christopher’s maternal grandmother was Paula Epstein (the daughter of Jacob Epstein and Sadie Abramowitz). Paula was a Jewish emigrant from Minsk. Sadie was the daughter of Feige Liebe.
Sources: Christopher’s maternal grandfather, Harry Lutwin, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Christopher’s maternal grandmother, Paula Epstein, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Paula Epstein on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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