Birth Name: Harry Julius Shearer
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 23, 1943
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Harry Shearer is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, musician, writer, radio host, director, and producer. He voices various characters on the series The Simpsons.
Harry is the son of Dora Warren (Kohn) and Mack Shearer. His father was an Austrian Jew and his mother was a Polish Jew. They both fled Nazi persecution in Europe, and met in Havana, Cuba, while waiting for entry permits to the U.S.
Sources: Genealogy of Harry Shearer – http://www.geni.com
Harry’s parents’ background – http://www.jewishjournal.com
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