Birth Name: Edward Israel Itzkowitz
Date of Birth: c. September 21, 1892
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Date of Death: October 10, 1964
Place of Death: Beverly Hills, California
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Eddie Cantor was an American performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor, and songwriter. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants.
Eddie’s maternal grandparents were Abraham Kantorovitz (the son of Arka-Aron Kantorovitz and Chaya) and Esther Lazorwitz (the daughter of Javel Lazorwitz and Mindel Abramowitz). Arka-Aron was the son of Leml Kanterovich and Pesya.
Source: Genealogy of Eddie Cantor (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
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