David Weil

02/19/2020 – David Weil – Premiere Of Amazon Prime Video’s “Hunters” – Arrivals – DGA Theater – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: David J. Smolinsky

Place of Birth: New York, U.S. (likely)

Date of Birth: 1989

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

David Weil is an American producer, writer, and actor. He is the creator of the show Hunters.

David was raised in a Conservative Jewish household in Long Island. His maternal grandparents were Holocaust survivors.

David’s maternal grandfather was Menachem Mendel “Menek” Grossman (the son of Wolf Zev Grossman and Feiga/Faiga Hershkowitz). Menachem was born in Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland. Wolf was the son of Fievel Grossman and Rivka Frucht. Feiga was the daughter of Mendel Hershkowitz and Chaya Rachel Kirshenbaum.

David’s maternal grandmother was named Sara Weil-Grossman (the daughter of Schmuel Chaim Weil and Kayla Mirla Balsam). David’s grandmother Sara was born in Lódz. She survived the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps.

Sources: Interviews with David Weil – https://www.vanityfair.com

Genealogy of David Weil (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Information about David’s maternal grandparents, Menachem Mendel “Menek” Grossman and Sara Weil-Grossman, and mother’s family, during the Holocaust – https://www.pbs.org

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    I have not watched that show yet, maybe I will do.

    Btw this guy kinda looks like Jared Leto in Urban Legend.

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