Ebon Moss-Bachrach

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Moss-Bachrach in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Ebon C. Moss-Bachrach

Place of Birth: Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 19, 1977

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ebon Moss-Bachrach is an American actor. His roles include the series Damages, Girls, The Last Ship, The Punisher, NOS4A2, Interrogation, The Dropout, The Bear, and Andor; the films The Royal Tenenbaums, Death of a Dynasty, Stealth (2005), Live Free or Die, The Lake House, Suburban Girl, Evening (2007), Breaking Upwards, The Marc Pease Experience, Higher Ground (2011), Lola Versus, Gods Behaving Badly, Good Posture, Lying and Stealing, Tesla (2020), Sharp Stick, and No Hard Feelings, and the mini-series John Adams.

His parents run a music school in Springfield, Massachusetts. His parents are both Jewish. His father was born in Heidelberg, Germany, after WWII, to American parents. Ebon’s paternal grandfather was an interpreter for an organization that helped return artwork and other items stolen by the Nazis.

He is married to Ukrainian photographer, painter, and film director Yelena Yemchuk, with whom he has two children.

Ebon’s paternal grandfather was named Paul Bachrach (the son of Samuel Bachrach and Esther).

Ebon’s paternal grandmother was Edith Mednitzky (the daughter of Alter Mednitzky and Ethel Dondy). Ethel was born in RÄ“zekne, Latvia, the daughter of Benjamin Dondy and Dora Cohen.

Ebon’s maternal grandfather was named Martin Moss (the son of Lillian Moskowitz).

Ebon’s maternal grandmother was named Beatrice.

Sources: Genealogy of Ebon Moss-Bachrach – https://www.geni.com

Ebon’s paternal grandmother, Edith (Mednitzky) Bachrach – https://obits.masslive.com

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    I wonder if there’s any relation between him and the legend Burt Bacharach

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