Ilana Glazer

LOS ANGELES - NOV 17:  Ilana Glazer at the "The Night Before" LA

Glazer in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Ilana Rose Glazer

Place of Birth: United States

Date of Birth: April 12, 1987

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ilana Glazer is an American comedian, writer, and actress. She is known for co-creating, and co-starring in, the show Broad City, with Abbi Jacobson.

Ilana is the daughter of Sandi and Lawrence Glazer. She was raised in a Reform Jewish household, and had a Bat Mitzvah ceremony. Ilana is married to scientist David Rooklin.

Ilana’s paternal grandfather was Sam W. Glazer (the son of Barnet/Barnett Glazer and Esther Krane/Crane). Sam was born in New York, to a Russian-born father and a Polish-born mother.

Ilana’s paternal grandmother is named Harriet Gellis (the daughter of Hyman Gellis and Ida). Harriet was born in New York, to parents from Russia.

Ilana’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Wexler.


Genealogy of Ilana Glazer (focusing on her father’s side) –

Ilana’s paternal grandfather, Sam W. Glazer, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Ilana’s paternal grandmother, Harriet Gellis, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

13 Responses

  1. TheHelper says:

    Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

    Her ethnicity needs to be removed. Jewish isn’t a race, it’s a religion.

  2. andrew says:

    @ follers

    is there any chance about a relation between her family and Malcolm Glazer? Also can you add Daniel Stern (the actor)? Thank you.

  3. lelo4 says:

    Looks North African.

  4. madman says:

    Birth Name: Ilana Rose Glazer

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