Birth Name: Ian Howard Kessner
Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: August 26, 1969
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Ian Kessner is a Canadian film writer, producer, and director.
He is the son of Rhona and Norman Kessner. He is married to actress Bar Paly.
Ian’s paternal grandfather was Abraham Jacob “Abe” Kessner (the son of Isaac Kastner). Abraham was born in Rădăuți, Radauti, Suceava County, Romania.
Ian’s paternal grandmother was Tobie Fine (the daughter of Wolfe Fine and Esther Ashkenazy). Tobie was a Russian Jewish emigrant. Esther was the daughter of Moshe Ashkenazy.
Ian’s maternal grandfather was named Irving Vosko. Irving was born in Montréal, Québec.
Ian’s maternal grandmother was named Élaine Levy/Levoy. Elaine was born in Montréal, Québec.
Source: Genealogy of Ian Kessner – http://www.geni.com