Fred Savage

"The Rules of Attraction" Hollywood Premiere - Arrivals

Savage in 2002, photo by

Birth Name: Frederick Aaron Savage

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 9, 1976

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Fred Savage is an American actor and television director. He is known for his role as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years, and Grandson in The Princess Bride.

Fred is the son of Joanne and Lewis Savage. He is the brother of actress and musician Kala Savage and actor Ben Savage.

Fred was raised Jewish and attended Hebrew school. He had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. He has said that he can read Hebrew but can not understand the meaning. Fred is married to Jennifer Stone. The couple has three children. Jennifer is also Jewish.

Fred’s paternal grandfather was Frederick Aaron Savage (the son of Isaac/Ike Sabath and Gertrude Scotsch). Frederick may have been born in Kiev.

Fred’s paternal grandmother was Kala Gedulin/Dulin (the daughter of Mendel Gedulin/Dulin and Fannie Gruzinsky/Grusin). Kala was born in Riga, Latvia. Mendel was the son of Tavie Gedulin/Gdulin and Minnie Fega. Fannie was the daughter of Abram Aaron Gruzinsky/Grusin and Dena/Dinah Zelig, who was born in Lithuania.

Fred’s maternal grandfather was Adolph Friedman (the son of Joseph Friedman and Esther Rosenbaum). Adolph was born in New York. Joseph was born in Mukachevo, Zakarpats’ka oblast, Ukraine, the son of Meyer Friedman and Zella Fish. Esther was the daughter of Joseph Rosenbaum and Sarah Kaestlin.

Fred’s maternal grandmother was named Mitzie Lempert (the daughter of Abraham Lempert and Tillie). Mitzie was born in New York.


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1 Response

  1. bearboy says:

    Let’s never forget how this hero was in the show Oswald, pure talent. All the cool katz are watching the show… funny octopus :)

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