Birth Name: Ezekial Dann Florek
Place of Birth: Flat Rock, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 1, 1950
Ethnicity: German, Polish, possibly other
Dann Florek is an American actor and film director. His roles include the series Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and L.A. Law.
Dann is the son of Darlene and Leonard Florek, a chiropractor. His brother, Dave Florek, is also an actor. He is married to Karen, an artist.
Dann’s paternal grandfather was named John H. Florek. John was born in Michigan, to Polish parents.
Dann’s paternal grandmother was named Mary. Mary was born in Michigan, to Polish parents.
Dann’s maternal grandfather was named Herman Frederick Zamzow. Herman was born in Missouri, to parents from Germany.
Dann’s maternal grandmother was Helen Lillian Davis (the daughter of George Davis and Lola Metcalf). Helen was born Sara Elizabeth in Illinois, and was placed in an orphanage.
Sources: Dann’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Dann’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org