Birth Name: Daryl Robert Wein
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 23, 1983
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, German
Daryl Wein is an American artist, filmmaker, producer, and actor. Daryl has often collaborated with his former wife, actress, producer, director, and writer Zoe Lister-Jones. They co-wrote the films Breaking Upwards, in which they starred together; Lola Versus, and Consumed, all of which he directed, and How It Ends, which they co-directed. He also directed the films Sex Positive and Something from Tiffany’s, and directed and co-wrote White Rabbit.
He was raised in Westport, Connecticut. Daryl’s father is from a Jewish family. Daryl’s mother has English and German ancestry.
Daryl’s paternal grandfather was named William Wein (the son of Max Wein and Rose). William was born in either New Jersey or New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Daryl’s paternal grandmother was Claire Toby Hochberg (the daughter of Herman Hochberg and Sarah Rosenfeld). Claire was born in Connecticut, to Russian Jewish parents.
Daryl’s maternal grandfather was James Edward Sparling, Jr. (the son of James Edward Sparling and Elizabeth Ellen Clegg). Daryl’s grandfather James’ parents were English. Daryl’s great-grandfather James was the son of John Sparling and Hannah Elizabeth Roberts. Daryl’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of Tobias Clegg and Ellen L. Young.
Daryl’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Jane Kein (the daughter of Albert Charles Kein and Katherine Clara Wissemeier). Albert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Peter J. Kein and Emma Josephine De Silver. Katherine was born in Cincinnati, the daughter of German parents, Johannes Samuel Wissemeier and Anna Marie Frankenstein.
Sources: Divorce record of Daryl’s paternal grandparents, William Wein and Claire Toby Hochberg – http://www.familysearch.org
Daryl’s paternal grandfather, William Wein, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Daryl’s paternal grandfather, William Wein – http://www.legacy.com
Daryl’s paternal grandmother, Claire Toby Hochberg, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Daryl’s paternal grandmother, Claire Toby (Hochberg) Wein – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Daryl’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Jane (Kein) Sparling – http://www.legacy.com