Birth Name: Gregory B. Pritikin
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: 1969
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Greg Pritikin is an independent filmmaker.
Greg’s paternal grandfather was Stanley “Stan” Pritikin (the son of Joseph Pritikin and Kate/Rebecca Wertel). Stanley was born in Illinois, to parents from Russia.
Greg’s paternal grandmother was named Ann/Anne/Anna Schwartz. Anna was born in New York.
Greg’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Demovsky (the son of Herman Demovsky and Bessie Serlin). Joseph was born in Illinois. Herman was born in Grodno, Russia (now Belarus), the son of Ruben Demovsky. Bessie was from Yalowska, Russia.
Greg’s maternal grandmother was Betty Kallish (the daughter of Joseph Kallish and Ella Cohen). Betty was born in Illinois, to a Ukrainain-born father and a Latvian-born mother.
Sources: Genealogy of Greg Pritikin – http://www.geni.com
Obituary of Greg’s maternal grandmother, Betty (Kallish) Demovsky – http://obittree.com
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