Birth Name: Corey Daniel Stoll
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 14, 1976
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Corey Stoll is an American actor. He has had leading roles in the films This Is Where I Leave You, Ant-Man, and The Many Saints of Newark, and the series House of Cards, among many other projects.
Corey is the son of Judith and Stephen Stoll. His father co-founded the preparatory The Beacon School. His parents are both Jewish (of Russian Jewish, Hungarian Jewish, Austrian Jewish, Polish Jewish, Lithuanian Jewish, and German Jewish descent).
Corey is married to actress Nadia Bowers, with whom he has one child. Nadia is a descendant of the Dukes of Leuchtenberg, and of Napoleon‘s first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais, though Nadia does not descend from Napoleon himself.
Corey’s paternal grandfather was Leonard Marvin Stoll (the son of Frank Stoll and Henrietta Feltman). Leonard was born in New York, to a Russian Jewish father and a Hungarian Jewish mother. Henrietta was the daughter of Moris/Moses Feltman and Lillie Racht.
Corey’s paternal grandmother was Corinne Horowitz (the daughter of Samuel Horowitz and Bessie Schwartz). Corinne was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents, from Galicia. Samuel was the son of Chaim Hasriel Horowitz and Etel Ferge Nusenbaum. Bessie was the daughter of Samuel Schwartz and Keile Osterman.
Corey’s maternal grandfather was Abraham Jacob “Jack” Asche (the son of Lazarus Osherowitz/Asche and Anna Lipschitz). Abraham was born in New York, to a Polish Jewish father.
Corey’s maternal grandmother was Marjorie Foster Ernst (the daughter of Milton Louis Ernst and Frederica/Fredericka Foster). Marjorie was born in New York.
Corey’s great-grandfather Milton was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Louis W. Ernst, a German Jewish emigrant from Prussia, and of Auguste/Augusta/Gussie Louis, who was born in New York, of German Jewish descent. Corey’s great-grandmother Frederica was born in New York, the daughter of Charles Foster and Hannah Goldstein; Charles was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents, Isaac Foster and Bertha Herman, and Hannah was also born in New York, also to Austrian Jewish parents, Lazarus Goldstein and Ricka Dana.
Sources: Genealogy of Corey Stoll – https://www.geni.com
Corey’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Marvin Stoll, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Corey’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Marvin Stoll – http://www.legacy.com
Corey’s paternal grandmother, Corinne Horowitz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage announcement of Corey’s maternal grandparents, Abraham Jacob Asche and Marjorie Foster Ernst – http://www.newspapers.com
Corey’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie Foster Ernst, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Corey’s maternal grandmother, Marjorie Foster (Ernst) Ashe – http://www.nytimes.com
Corey’s maternal great-grandfather, Milton Louis Ernst, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Corey’s maternal great-grandmother, Frederica/Fredericka Foster, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org