Birth Name: Eric Edward Kripke
Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 24, 1974
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Eric Kripke is an American television writer, director, and producer. He created the shows Supernatural and Revolution, co-created the show Timeless, and developed the show The Boys, and was a writer for them all. He also co-wrote the film Boogeyman (2005) and wrote the film adaptation The House with a Clock in Its Walls.
Eric is the son of Joan and Larry Kripke. He was raised in Sylvana Township, a Toledo suburb.
Eric’s paternal grandfather was Sherwin Kripke (the son of Maurice Kripke and Celia Vine). Sherwin was born in Michigan, to a father from Poland and a mother from Michigan, whose own parents were from Poland.
Eric’s paternal grandmother was Naomi Cousin (the daughter of Isadore Cousin and Lillian/Lilly Greenspoon). Naomi was born in Ohio, to parents from Russia.
Eric’s maternal grandfather was named Ben Levy.
Eric’s maternal grandmother was named Edith Siegel/Siegal (the daughter of Jacob Siegal and Dora). Edith was born in Illinois, to a father from Romania and a mother from Russia.
Sources: Eric’s paternal grandfather, Sherwin Kripke, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Eric’s paternal grandmother, Naomi Cousin, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Eric’s paternal grandmother, Naomi (Cousin) Kripke – http://www.legacy.com
Birth record of Eric’s uncle (mother’s brother) – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Eric’s uncle (mother’s brother) – http://www.legacy.com
Eric’s maternal grandmother, Edith Siegel/Siegal, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org