David Paymer

Paymer in 2007, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: David Charles Paymer

Place of Birth: Oceanside, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1954

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

David Paymer is an American actor, comedian, and television director.

David is the son of Sylvia, a travel agent, and Marvin Paymer, a pianist and musical director. His father was of Russian Jewish descent. His mother was born in Belgium, to a Jewish family, and left for the U.S. after the Nazi ocupation. David has a brother, Steve Paymer, who is also an actor and director.

He is married to Liz Georges, with whom he has two children.

David’s paternal grandfather was named Michael/Michal Paymer/Peymer. Michael was born in Russia.

David’s paternal grandmother was named Rose Kassel. Rose was born in New Jersey, to parents from Russia.

Sources: David’s paternal grandparents, Michael/Michal Paymer/Peymer and Rose (Kassel) Paymer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of David’s paternal grandmother, Rose (Kassel) Paymer – http://www.nytimes.com

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