Gideon Adlon

03/12/2019 – Gideon Adlon – Focus Features’ “The Mustang” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 30, 1997

*father – German
*maternal grandfather – Ashkenazi Jewish
*maternal grandmother – English (converted to Judaism)

Gideon Adlon is an American actress. She is the daughter of actress, screenwriter, producer, and director Pamela Adlon and Felix O. Adlon. Her sister is actress Odessa Adlon/Odessa A’zion. Her grandfather, Don Segall, was a television writer and producer, and comic book author.

Gideon’s paternal grandfather is German director Percy Adlon (the son of Paul Rudolf Laubenthal and Susanne Adlon). Percy was born in Munich, Germany. Rudolf was born in Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, and was a prominent opera singer. He was the son of Jacob Laubenthal and Katharina Blankenheim. Susanne was the daughter of Ludwig/Louis Antonius/Anton Adlon, from Mainz, Darmstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, and of Ottilie “Tilli”/Tilly Josefine Metzger, from Hradec, East Bohemia.

Gideon’s maternal grandfather was Donald Maxwell “Don” Segall (the son of Harry Segall and Esther Fox). Donald was born in Massachusetts. Harry was born in Massachusetts, to Jewish parents from Russia/Ukraine, Frank Morton Segall and Fanny/Fannie Gussinoff/Gusenoff. Esther was a Jewish emigrant, who was born in Palonia, Wolyn, Poland, and was the daughter of Morris Fox and Bessie/Rebecca Kantrovitz/Fine.

Gideon’s maternal grandmother is Marina Leece (the daughter of Leonard Robert Leece and Phyllis Sarah Jane Smith). Marina was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. She converted to Judaism. Leonard was the son of Thomas Leece and Lucy Chapman. Phyllis was the daughter of Philip Smith and Mary Handerson.

Sources: Interviews with Gideon’s mother –

Genealogy of Gideon Adlon –

Death record of Gideon’s maternal grandfather, Donald Maxwell “Don” Segall –

Gideon’s maternal great-grandfather, Harry Segall, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage records of Gideon’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frank Morton Segall and Fanny/Fannie Gussinoff/Gusenoff –

Marriage record of Gideon’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Thomas Leece and Lucy Chapman –

Marriage record of Gideon’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents, Robert Chapman and Alice Somerville –

1 Response

  1. mycarf123123 says:

    Can you copy this page to a brand new profile for her actress sister Odessa Adlon (A’Zion)?

    She is know a Netflix star. Previously a CBS-star.


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